January, 2015

 

Voter Tip #3- When I take advantage of voter registration at the Department of Safety am I automatically registered to vote?

Registering to vote or maintaining your voter registration through the Tennessee Department of Safety and Homeland Security is convenient and efficient. Whether applying, in person or online, for a new Tennessee license, renewing or changing the address or name on your license, you will be offered an opportunity to register to vote. You may receive a voter registration form in the mail with your new license. Please complete the form, sign it and either mail or hand deliver it to the Election Commission. Even if nothing on the form hasRead More


2016 VOTER HANDBOOK NOW AVAILABLE ONLINE

Lebanon, TN – The new Voter Handbook for the 2016 election cycle is now available on the Wilson County Election Commission’s website at www.WilsonVotes.com. The Voter Handbook has been updated with information voters will find useful for the 2016 elections. It is created and offered exclusively to Wilson County voters by the Wilson County Election Commission. Tammy Smith, Assistant Administrator of Elections said, “The Voter Handbook includes information about voter registration, what is needed to vote and locating the polling sites. A section entitled ‘The road to the presidency’ hasRead More


Voter Tip #2-How do I register to vote?

You may register to vote in Wilson County if you are eligible, i.e. (1) US Citizen, (2) 18 years old or older, (3) Resident of Tennessee and Wilson County, and (4) have not been convicted of a felony or, if convicted, have had your voting rights restored by the state of Tennessee. To register, complete a voter registration form and mail or deliver it in person to the Wilson County Election Commission or an authorized representative. The original form is processed and retained by the Election Commission. Voter registration formsRead More


Voter Tip #1– Am I eligible to vote?

You are eligible to vote in Wilson County if you: Are a U.S. citizen – natural born or naturalized Are 18 years old or older. To be eligible to vote, your birthday may be on or before Election Day. If Election Day is March 1st and your birthday is March 1st you can register and vote in that election. Are a resident of Wilson County- your home address is in Wilson County. Have not been convicted of a felony in Tennessee or any other state. If convicted, you may beRead More


Voter Confirmation Cards Mailed

Lebanon, TN –The Wilson County Election Commission has started mailing cards to registered voters that have not had any activity for the past two federal elections. This program is undertaken every two years as prescribed by Federal and Tennessee law. Contacting voters that have not voted or had any other contact with the Election Commission after two November Federal elections is an effort to maintain accurate voter rolls. In 1993, the U.S.Congress adopted the National Voter Registration Act (NVRA). This Act, in part, requires Tennessee to implement uniform and non-discriminatoryRead More


Wilson Voter News Debuts

Lebanon, TN –Wilson County voters have a new resource available to stay up to date on the latest voting and election news. The Wilson County Election Commission has launched an online election news site at www.WilsonVoterNews.com. Phillip Warren, Administrator of Elections, said “voter registration maintenance is a daily endeavor at the Election Commission. Being able to include Wilson County voters in the effort contributes greatly to the accuracy and efficiency of our work. Wilson Voter News is another way for us to increase voter awareness of election related news, eventsRead More