NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) -- A Nashville woman says she has been unable to obtain photo identification, and now she's afraid she won't be able to vote.
Cora Beach told The Tennessean she has been to driver service centers three times, only to be turned down for an ID. The first time she lacked a birth certificate. She had one sent from Selma, Ala.
But now she must provide the two marriage licenses that tie her maiden name to her current name. One of those licenses is in Toledo, Ohio. Beach said she is not sure she has the time or resources to track it down before Election Day.
The 56-year-old lives on disability payments and requires dialysis for kidney failure.
The Tennessee Court of Appeals last week upheld the voter photo identification law.
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