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Dorothy Cooper and the new Tennessee voter law - visit GottaVote.org for your state's information

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Published on May 17, 2012

Learn more: http://www.GottaVote.org

Dorothy Cooper from Chattanooga, TN knows the importance of voting. She's been voting in elections for over seventy years, and she doesn't intend to miss the next one.

But this year the Tennessee legislature passed a law requiring voters to show an ID that they've never had to before. And since 2011, over two dozen GOP controlled states have been playing politics with democracy, passing strict new voter ID laws. These laws could make it harder for over 20 million eligible U.S. citizens to exercise their right to vote.

Dorothy was able to obtain her new voter ID, but only after producing five types of identification.

Get the facts on voting in your state at http://www.GottaVote.org

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