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Memphis A. Philip Randolph Institute v. Hargett

Issues: Whether Tennessee may enforce a number of vote-by-mail regulations for the November 2020 election, including preventing first-time voters from applying for an absentee ballot, barring third-party distribution of absentee ballot applications, and a process for verifying signatures on mail-in ballots.
State: Tennessee
Court: U.S. Court of Appeals for the 6th Circuit
Status: Bar on first-time vote by mail struck down by district court; signature verification process upheld by 6th Circuit; separate suit filed over third-party absentee ballot distribution