voter education

 
 

Wilson County Schools Promote National Voter Registration Day

Lebanon, TN  – On September 24, 2019, Wilson County High Schools will be joining with thousands of other schools and groups across the country to celebrate National Voter Registration Day. The schools in partnership with the Wilson County Election Commission are promoting voter registration to students that will be eligible to vote in the 2020 elections. National Voter Registration Day has been endorsed by the National Association of Secretaries of State (NASS), the National Association of State Election Directors (NASED), the Election Assistance Commission (EAC) and the National Association ofRead More


Smith Joins National Election Leaders at Annual Conference

Lebanon, TN – Tammy Smith, Assistant Administrator of Elections joined election leaders from all over the nation  at the 35th Annual National Election Center Conference in Orlando, FL to discuss new technology, preparations and plans for the 2020 election cycle. The Election Center is a national association of Election Officials whose mission is to promote and support continuous improvement in the administration of elections and voter registration through research, professional education, conferences, networking and consulting. Topics presented at the conference included substantive elections issues – critical infrastructure information, election initiativesRead More


Republican and Democratic Parties Prepared to Register Voters

Lebanon, TN – The Wilson County Election Commission has provided voter registration training to the Republican and Democratic parties in anticipation of the Wilson County Fair starting this week. In addition to the Fair, the upcoming 2020 election cycle will offer many opportunities for the local political parties to register voters. “The local political parties partner with us each year to register and inform voters at the Wilson County Fair. Their support provides an opportunity to reach thousands of Wilson County voters that may want to register to vote, changeRead More


Election Commission Hosts National Conference of State Legislatures Delegates

Lebanon, TN – Delegates attending the National Conference of State Legislatures visited the Wilson County Election Commission for a tour and presentation on Monday, August 5th. With more than 100 in-depth educational sessions on topics ranging from criminal justice and health care to taxes and transportation, the NCSL’s 45th annual Legislative Summit convenes Aug. 5-8 at the Nashville Music City Center. More than 5,500 attendees hailing from every state make the NCSL Legislative Summit the largest gathering of state lawmakers and legislative staff in the country. The Legislative Summit providesRead More


APPLICATIONS NOW BEING ACCEPTED FOR ELECTION INSTITUTE

Lebanon, TN – Applications are now being accepted for the Wilson County Election Institute. The Institute is a one day behind the scenes of elections learning experience. “Elections are the culmination of actions taken each and every day in preparation for that one big day. The Election Institute is an opportunity for voters to gain first-hand knowledge about the procedures and details that are involved in holding elections in Wilson County,” said Phillip Warren, Administrator of Elections. The first Election Institute was held over a four-week period in April 2019.Read More