ThinkTN in the News: Tennesseans Will Die Defending Democracy. But, Actually Vote? Nah.

WUTC Chattanooga (June 16, 2018) – In Tennessee, we’re ready to fight for freedom. We’re known as as the Volunteer State because of our reputation for military service. But during the past few years’ elections, we’ve been far less willing to get out and vote–our turnout numbers have been among the nation’s lowest.

Why? And how does it affect who gets elected?

Shanna Singh Hughey, President of ThinkTennessee, discusses it with us. They’re a Nashville-based, nonpartisan think tank studying voting issues, election security, and other challenges in the state.

Listen to the interview here.