April, 2014



Lebanon, TN –The University of Tennessee honored Phillip Warren, Administrator of Elections, and Tammy Smith, Assistant Administrator of Elections as Certified Public Administrators at a Capstone event at Montgomery Bell State Park on April 11, 2014. Warren and Smith are, also, both Tennessee State Certified Administrators of Elections. To achieve the designation, Warren and Smith completed 80 credit hours in the County Officials Certificate Training Program. The course is designed to give a better understanding of the inner workings of county government. Every aspect of county operations is covered fromRead More

Election Commission Holds High School Elections

Lebanon, TN –The Wilson County Election Commission provided support for four high school student body elections this past week. Lebanon High School, Mt. Juliet High School, Friendship Christian School and Brentwood High School all voted for their 2014-2015 class officers with over 2500 students participating in the process. Student body elections are conducted using voting equipment like voter’s use on Election Day. Students and faculty administer their school elections and operate the voting machines. The Wilson County Election Commission has a program specifically created for high school students. In 2014,Read More

Poll Officials Honored at Reception

Lebanon, TN –Wilson County Poll Officials were honored at a reception hosted by the Election Commission Thursday, April 17th at the Election Commission Annex. Tennessee Secretary of State, Tre Hargett, was on hand to recognize the commitment of Wilson County’s Poll Officials. Retiring officials were recognized as well as those that participated in the Election Commission Community Outreach events over the past year. “Poll Officials are not just people we see at elections every two years, they are part of the election team in Wilson County,” commented Tammy Smith, AssistantRead More

Realtors, Title Companies and Election Commission Form Partnership

Lebanon, TN- The Eastern Middle Tennessee Association of Realtors, Wilson County Title Companies and the Wilson County Election Commission have partnered to make voter registration and voter registration maintenance a part of every real estate closing. Amy Hamilton, EMTAR President said, “Realtors and real estate closing agents see clients every day that are moving to Wilson County, moving to a new address within the county or that are selling their home and moving out of the county. Each real estate closing represents an opportunity to register a new voter orRead More