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Tennesseans are running out of time to register to vote in the Aug. 6 primary election. 

No door-to-door canvassing. Public gatherings are canceled. Motor vehicle offices are closed. Naturalization ceremonies are on hiatus.

Almost every place where Americans usually register to vote has been out of reach since March and it's led to a big drop in new registrations right before a presidential election that was expected to see record turnout.

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On a September afternoon at Western Kentucky University, pop culture mingled with politics during a Rock the Vote registration drive.  A recording of Taylor Swift's "Look What You Made Me Do" played in the background, as Jeb Veeck with College Republicans manned an information table on campus.

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Democrats from the U.S. House Judiciary Committee are hearing from experts about barriers to voting caused by alleged racial discrimination.

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Kentucky voters who wish to be members of different political parties in the 2019 elections must change their registration by Dec. 31.

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Kentucky’s voter registration system is running software that could be exploited by hackers, according to a new report by ProPublica.

Kentucky Secretary of State Alison Lundergan Grimes says she hopes turnout in Kentucky’s May 22 primary election will be just as large as the ballot.  The deadline to register to vote is Monday, April 23.

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A conservative watchdog group is suing the Kentucky Secretary of State and State Board of Elections claiming a failure to maintain accurate voter registration lists.

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More than 40,000 Kentuckians have registered to vote or have updated their registration through the online portal GoVoteKy.com.

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Kentucky Secretary of State Alison Lundergan Grimes says there is "no evidence" that the voter registration system has been compromised and her office believes "it is not vulnerable to outside threats."

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