Lincoln Davis, 4-term Democratic congressman from Tennessee, was not allowed to vote in Tennessee

Lincoln Davis fights back against suppression tactics that prevented him from voting in Tennessee
March 8, 2012

Keith checks in with Lincoln Davis, a former four-term congressman from Tennessee, to hear an insider’s perspective on voter-suppression tactics in the state. When he attempted to vote in Tennessee’s primary on Tuesday, Davis was told he was not registered and was turned away from the polls. “I may have lost the election after serving four terms in the U.S. House for Fentress County, but I didn’t lose my right to vote.”

Read and download the complete transcript of the March 8, 2012 edition of “Countdown with Keith Olbermann.”

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