Candidates File for Republican and Democratic Special Election Primary

Lebanon, TN –Thursday, September 28th, at noon was the deadline for candidates to turn in their petitions to be on the November 7th Republican and Democratic Special Election ballot to fill the District 17 State Senate vacancy. One candidate filed for each primary, Mark Pody for the Republican Primary and Mary Alice Carfi for the Democratic Primary. Tennessee law requires a special election be called by the Governor to replace a vacant senate seat if the vacancy occurs twelve months or more before the next state general election. The nextRead More


Lebanon, TN – An election bill allowing poll officials to volunteer their time as a public service sponsored by State Senator Mae Beavers and State Representative Susan Lynn, became law on April 4th. The adoption of this law offers the opportunity for local high school students to earn necessary volunteer hours they need for their Tennessee Scholars and Tennessee Promise scholarships. Senator Beavers said, “This bill enables a new generation of voters to embrace public service by volunteering as poll officials while they work toward the requirements for Tennessee scholarships.”Read More

Election Commission Signs Agreement with School Board

Lebanon, TN –The Wilson County Election Commission signed a Memorandum of Understanding with the Wilson County School Board during its regular meeting on January 10th to use a portion of the renovated 415 Harding Dr. School Board Facility. Work has started on the building and campus at 415 Harding Dr., the Old Lebanon High School property, with completion anticipated in October of 2017. The Election Commission utilized the old Lebanon High School gyms for storage and maintenance of voting equipment and poll officials training prior to the start of theRead More


  Lebanon, TN – Early Voting hours will be extended on the final day, Thursday November 3rd, at all five Early Voting sites until 8:00pm. Since the first day of Early Voting, Wilson County voters have turned out in record numbers. Extending the hours of Early Voting on the last day will give voters another opportunity to skip the Election Day lines and cast their vote early. “Voters in Wilson County have the advantage of well-trained election workers and an enhanced voting system that together will make their voting experienceRead More


Lebanon, TN –Wilson County voters will have several opportunities to express their opinions at the polls in 2016.  There are three scheduled elections for the year beginning with the March 1st Presidential Preference Primary. This election will be the Tennessee Republican or Democratic Primary Election to choose candidates and/or party delegates to their respective conventions. A Primary Election is a nominating election. Voters participating in a Primary Election consider themselves Republicans or Democrats- there are no Primary Elections for Independents. Tennessee is an Open Primary state and voters do notRead More

Precinct Election Results Available

Lebanon, TN –The November 4, 2014 precinct election results are now available online at 31,603eligible Wilson County voters expressed their opinions during Early Voting or on Election Day accounting for a 40.64% turnout of Wilson County’s eligible voters. After 7:00 p.m. on Election Night, election results are posted online in real-time as they are tallied at the Election Commission office. These results are unofficial and reported as countywide totals. After the election, the data from each of the 31 Election Day precincts, the four Early Voting sites, absentee ballotsRead More