Empowering Voters,
Supporting Working Families,
Moving Tennessee Forward

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Ensuring all voices are heard by securing and modernizing Tennessee’s election systems.

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Building economic security by removing barriers that prevent Tennesseans from participating fully in the workforce or keep them trapped in cycles of debt.

Moving Tennessee forward by creating a common understanding of where we’re leading the way and where we’re falling behind.

Research // News

2021-2022 REDISTRICTING PROCESS KEY FINDINGS

Public engagement and transparency in the redistricting process can empower voters and potentially improve our state’s low levels of civic engagement. In this last redistricting cycle, Tennessee legislators provided minor improvements in both engagement and transparency from 2011-2012, but most other states involved their residents more deeply. Our latest brief, 2021-2022 Redistricting Process Key Findings: […]

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Coverage in “Lessons Learned from Voting During the Pandemic in Tennessee” (TENNESSEE TRIBUNE)

Information from our Lessons Learned from Voting During the Pandemic in Tennessee newsletter was shared in the Tennessee Tribune. Read the article here.

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112th Legislative session summary

This legislative session, ThinkTennessee monitored nearly 90 bills related to strengthening democracy and supporting working families. Our 112th Legislative Session Summary highlights a few of the most notable and describes the impact each will have (or would have had) on civic engagement, good governance, and family economic security in Tennessee.  

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