The Nashville Chamber Supports Constitutional Amendments on November 8th Ballot

Amendment 1: Vote "Yes on One"

Amendment 1 will be on your November 8, 2022 ballot and, if passed, would enshrine right-to-work in our Tennessee Constitution.


Right-to-work ensures that workers are not required to join a union and pay dues to get or retain a job.

Tennessee’s right-to-work law was established 75 years ago and is fundamental to our state’s pro-business culture. We need your help to protect this right.

Research shows that right-to-work states like Tennessee have higher real income growth, employment growth, and population growth. Tennesseans overwhelmingly believe in protecting our First Amendment freedom of association; however, a bill has been filed to repeal right-to-work, so state legislators voted to give constituents a choice to put right-to-work in our state Constitution, which would protect your freedom in the workplace and our strong state economy for generations to come.

The choice is now yours. Amendment 1 will appear on the November 8, 2022 ballot. The Nashville Chamber of Commerce Board has voted to support Amendment 1 and put right-to-work in our Tennessee Constitution.

Amendment 3: Vote "Yes on Three"

Amendment 3 will be on the November 8, 2022 ballot and will remove language allowing slavery in the Tennessee Constitution.

Is slavery still Constitutional?

Slavery is outlawed by the United State Constitution and in Tennessee. However, like twenty other states, Tennessee still has language in its Constitution that allows for slavery as a punishment for crime.

In business and everyday life, we know that words matter. In policy, there are no more impactful words than those in the document governing Tennessee law. Slavery is wrong. This is an opportunity that cannot be missed; it is past time to remove these references in the state’s most highly-held document.

The choice is now yours. Amendment 3 will appear on the November 8, 2022, ballot. The Nashville Chamber of Commerce Board has voted to support Amendment 3 and remove language that allows slavery from the Tennessee Constitution.

Early Voting

Early voting for the November 8th State and Federal General Election starts Wednesday, October 19, 2022 and runs Monday to Saturday until Thursday, November 3, 2022. Tennessee voters can find their early voting and Election Day hours, polling locations, view and mark sample ballots, and much more with the GoVoteTN app or online at

For Nashville-Davidson County voters, click here to finding your polling locations and times.

Voting on November 8th

To vote on Election Day, you must go to your assigned polling location. Click here to find your polling locations, times, and other election day information.

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