Registration Deadline for May 1, 2018 Sumner
County Primary is Monday, April 2, 2018
Sumner County residents not already registered to vote have until Monday, April 2, 2018 to register in order to vote in the May 1, 2018 Sumner County Primary.
Offices on the ballot include County Executive, County Commissioners (Districts 1-12, 2 per district), County Trustee, General Sessions Judge Division II (Juvenile Judge) Sheriff, Circuit Court Clerk, County Clerk, Register of Deeds and Road Superintendent..
Early Voting for the Primary is April 11 through April 26 at the Sumner County Adminstration Building, 355 N. Belvedere Dr in Gallatin and at various satellite locations throughout the county during that period. All precincts will be open 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. on Election Day
Petitions for August 2, 2018 Federal and State Primary
and School Board available Friday, January 5, 2018
Qualifying petitions for the August 2, 2018 Federal and State Primary and Sumner County School Board will be issued beginning Friday, January 5, 2018 at the Sumner County Election Commission, 355 N. Belvedere Dr., Room 106 in Gallatin.
Offices on the ballot include Governor, U. S. Senate, U.S. House of Representatives 6th Congressional District, Tennessee House of Representatives Districts 40, 44 and 45 and State Executive Committeeman and Committeewoman for the State Senatorial 18th District for Republican and Democrat parties. Sumner County School Board Districts 1, 3, 5, 7, 9 and 11 are also on the ballot.
In order to qualify for the ballot, petitions must be returned to the election office by NOON (12:00 p.m.), Thursday, April 5, 2018. For information call the election office at 615-452-1456
Judge Barry Brown announces retirement
General Sessions Division II and Juvenile Judge Barry Brown has announced that he will retire on December 29, 2017.
The county is moving forward with plans to appoint an interim General Sessions II Juvenile Court Judge. Brown was re-elected
to an eight-year term in 2014. For more information about the appointment process CLICK HERE.
The General Sessions Division II Juvenile Judge position will appear on the Sumner County Primary ballot on May 1, 2018 and the
Sumner County General Election ballot on August 2, 2018.
For information about the May 1, 2018 Sumner County Primary CLICK HERE.
For information about the August 2, 2018 Sumner County General Election CLICK HERE.
Hendersonville early voting location changed for 2018
The Sumner County Election Commission has approved a satellite early voting location for Hendersonville at St. Timothy Lutheran Church,
650 E. Main St. (known as Gallatin Road) for the May 1, 2018 Sumner County Primary. This replaces the Expo Center location used during the 2016
Elections. All other satellite early voting locations remain the same.
All satellite voting locations will be open on specific dates and times for all three 2018 elections. The Sumner County Administration Building, 355 N. Belvedere Dr. in Gallatin, the main location for early voting, will be open for the entire early voting period for each election, 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Monday thru Friday and on Saturday mornings during early voting.
Local student's winning essay reminds
us all of the importance of voting
Guild Elementary student Isabella Balturshot won her age group in Tennessee Secretary of State Tre Hargett's
Civics Essay Contest. Her winning essay says participation in elections allows voters to stand up for what they
believe and voice their opinions.
By Isabella Balturshot
See you at the polls! Have you ever considered the importance of your vote in an election? There are many reasons why we should participate
in elections and help chose our leaders. TO READ THE ENTIRE ESSAY CLICK HERE