SB 2558 - Requires Paper Records of Elections - Tennessee Key Vote


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Title: Requires Paper Records of Elections

Vote Smart's Synopsis:

Vote to amend and pass a bill that requires paper records of elections.



  • Amends existing Tennessee law and codes relating to voting machines (Sec. 1).

  • Requires all voting machines used by a county election commission in the state to have the ability to produce a voter-verified paper audit trail beginning January 1, 2024 (Sec. 1).

  • Defines “voter-verified paper audit trail” to mean a permanent individual paper document that is marked either manually by the voter or with the assistance of a device, and verified by the voter as correctly reflecting their vote (Sec. 1).

  • Authorizes a county election commission to apply to the coordinator of elections for an extension of up to 2 years to comply with the previous provision (Sec. 1).