Tennessee Legislature Passes Bill Requiring Watermarks on Absentee BallotsEpoch Times, United States politics | The Epoch Times

Tennessee’s Legislature approved a bill that requires the addition of a watermark on all absentee ballots in a nearly unanimous vote. Senate Bill 1314 passed the Senate in a 27-0 vote on Monday, and the House adopted the state Senate version of the bill on Tuesday in a 92-1 vote. Gov. Bill Lee, a Republican, is expected to sign the measure. “I think this bill is to ensure that absentee ballots that go out have an additional security measure,” Republican state Rep. Bruce Griffey said. “Democrats are for secure elections,” Democratic state Rep. Antonio Parkinson added in praising the bill, according to local media. “Don’t get it twisted.” “All Tennesseans desire secure elections,” noted Republican state Rep. Jerome Moon. “Thank you for a very well thought out, very researched piece of legislation.” Only one member of the Legislature voted against the bill. A prior version of the bill required that election …Read More

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