February, 2015


Election Commission Registers Voters at the Elmcroft Health Fair

  Lebanon, TN – The Wilson County Election Commission provided voter registration and election information at the Elmcroft Health Fair. The event was an opportunity for Elmcroft residents and the public to register to vote, change their address or make any necessary updates to their voter registration. “In addition to administering elections, the Election Commission is involved in the community to promote and encourage voter registration and participation,” said Phillip Warren, Administrator of Elections. “Registering new voters and maintaining the voter rolls is a daily task for us. We areRead More

Voter Tip #6–Does my voter registration automatically transfer if I move within TN?

Registering to vote in Tennessee is by county. If you have moved to Wilson County from any other Tennessee county or from another state you will need to complete a new registration to be eligible to vote in Wilson County. Your Tennessee driver’s license does transfer from county to county within Tennessee, but not your voter registration. The Department of Safety requires that they be notified of any change of address within 10 days. When you change your address on your license, online or in person, always change your voter registration.

Youth Leadership Wilson Visits Election Commission

Lebanon, TN –Youth Leadership Wilson visited the Election Commission as part of Wilson County Government Day. The Election Commission was one of several stops at county and city offices for the group that day. “We are always glad to have groups like Youth Leadership Wilson visit with us to become familiar with elections, voting and what goes on day to day at the Election Commission. This program exposes future leaders to elections and the workings of county government,” said Phillip Warren, Administrator of Elections. “Sharing the mission of the WilsonRead More

Voter Tip #5–What do I need to register to vote?

To register to vote you will need: A registration form. Forms are available at the Department of Safety (whether you visit them in person or online), at the Department of Human Services or County Health Department, at most government offices in Wilson County, online at www.WilsonVotes.com, and at the Election Commission office at 203 East Main Street in Lebanon. To fully complete the form. There are four questions that must be answered on every form. Make sure you read and select the correct answer for your situation. Fill out theRead More

Voter Tip #4–What is the difference in registering by mail vs. in person?

When you register in person at the Election Commission office, you must provide a current Tennessee or Federally issued photo ID with your current residential address, or a Tennessee or Federally issued photo ID with your correct name and two pieces of mail that have been mailed to you at your current address. Proof of residency will already be established and you will be able to vote absentee, early or on Election Day by only showing an acceptable photo ID. When registering by mail, you will be required to voteRead More