What Voters Need to Know





    2016 Election
    Cycle Calendars



Tuesday, March 1, 2016:
Presidential Preference and Sumner County Primaries

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Thursday, August 4, 2016:
State and Federal Primary and Sumner County General

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Tuesday, November 8, 2016
Presidential, Federal and State General and Muncipal Elections

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March 1, 2016 Primary Candidate Petition Report


Petitions for County Primary now available 

Qualifying petitions to run for offices on the ballot for the Sumner County Primary Election to be held Tuesday, March 1, 2016 will be available at the Sumner County Election Commission on Friday, September 11, 2015 beginning at 8 a.m. Offices on the ballot include Sumner County Assessor of Property, Register of Deeds and Sumner County General Sessions Judge Division III. Both local Republican and Democratic Parties have called for a primary.
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Register of Deeds petitions now available
Office added to March, August Elections

Petitions for Register of Deeds are now available in the Sumner County Election Commission office following the passing of longtime Register of Deeds Pam Whitaker.
The office will be included on the March 1, 2016 County Republican and Democratic Primaries and the August 4, 2016 County General Election.

Frequently asked  voter questions answered

2016 Election Cycle Appointments of Political Treasurer


What is a Presidential Delegate and what do they do?

Every Presidential election, questions concerning delegates are always asked. What is a delegate and what is their role in the Presidential selection process? The Council on Foreign Relations has provided an explanation on that process. To read, CLICK HERE

Changes made to Voter Photo ID law

The General Assembly amended Tennessee's voter photo identification law during its recently completed legislative session. Voters may no longer use photo IDs issued by other states as acceptable forms of identification when voting in person. For more information on these changes CLICK HERE.




Serve your community as a poll worker on Election Day 

Interested in serving your community as a Poll Worker? For information call (615) 452-1456 or email to annettehaw@sumnertn.org