UPDATE: Former congressman, voting rights coalition, Marine speak out on voting problems in Tennessee

7/27/2012: Tennessee election officials announced on June 19 that they would not purge any more inactive voters until after the November election. The decision was made as part of the lawsuit Representative Davis filed against the state. Both sides have requested that Judge Kevin Sharp of the US District Court for the Middle District of Tennessee appoint a third-party investigator to look into the alleged incomplete or missing records of 11,000 voters.

UPDATE: Former congressman, voting rights coalition, Marine speak out on voting problems in Tennessee

Former congressman, voting rights coalition, Marine speak out on voting problems in Tennessee

Former US Representative Lincoln Davis thought that the Tennessee Primary on March 6 would be an Election Day just like any other for him and his wife, Lynda. But that was not the case when they made it to their polling place. Without being notified, the Davises had been purged from the rolls, which appears to have been a mistake not of their doing but on the part of elections officials. Davis continues.

The incident has raised concerns about that mistake and a host of other election issues, including: