VOL. 126 | NO. 204 | Wednesday, October 19, 2011
Session Tuesday About New Photo ID Voting Law
KNOXVILLE (AP) – The first AARP question-and-answer session about a new law requiring photo identification to vote is Tuesday in Knoxville.
It is the first in a series of such gatherings around the state.
Tuesday's session is at noon EDT at Holiday Inn West. Mark Goins, Tennessee elections coordinator, will participate.
The law, effective in 2012, requires voters to show a state or federal photo ID to vote in Tennessee. Some Tennesseans over 60 years old don't have photos on their driver's license.
Several groups have opposed the measure. The state estimates 126,000 registered voters don't have current driver's licenses with photos on them.
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