Tenn. court to hear arguments today on absentee voting during coronavirus pandemic

NASHVILLE, Tenn. — A Tennessee court will hear arguments today in a lawsuit seeking to make absentee voting available to all eligible voters in the state during the ongoing coronavirus pandemic.

According to a press release, attorneys for the American Civil Liberties Union, ACLU of Tennessee, and Dechert LLP filed the lawsuit and will present arguments remotely to the Chancery Court of Davidson County in Nashville this morning.

The case was brought on behalf of several Tennesseans whose health would be at risk if they were forced to vote in person during the ongoing pandemic, according to the press release.

The hearing will stream on the court’s YouTube page here at 10 a.m. CST.