Candidate qualifying petitions for Sumner County Primary
available Tuesday, October 15
Candidate qualifying petitons for the Sumner County Primary on March 3, 2020 maybe obtained beginning Tuesday, October. 15, 2019.
Assessor of Property will be on the County Primary ballot and both the Republican and Democratic
Parties have called for a primary which will be conducted in conjuction with the Presidential Preference
Primary on March 3, 2020.
Qualifying petitions are available in the Sumner County Election Commission Office, 355 N. Belvedere
Dr., Room 106 in Gallatin.
The qualifying deadline for the County Primary is Noon, Thursday, December 12, 2019. Those wishing to
run as an Independent candidatefor the office of Assessor of Property will follow the same deadlines as those running in the Primary.
Resumes for Administrator position no longer taken
The Sumner County Election Commission is pleased to announce that Sumner County Administrator,
Lori D. Atchley, has withdrawn her resignation that was to be effective November 18, 2019. The
Election Commission has accepted the withdrawal of her resignation. As a result resumes for the
position of Administrator no longer are being accepted as there is no vacancy.
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Station Camp precinct added
Sumner County has been growing exponentially, which has lead to the number of registered voters increasing
significantly across the county. As a result, the number of voters specifically assinged to the Howard Elementary
School has incresed beyond capacity.
Due to this incrase, the Sumner County Election Commission voted to establish an additional precinct in District Four
at Station Camp High School, 1040 Bison Trail, Gallatin, TN 37066.
There will be no change to the county commisison, school board, legislative districts or city wards if applicable. Only the
Election Day precinct will change. Voters assinged to this new precinct will received a notification letter and new
voter card with the Station Camp HIgh precinct name and address.
Registration Deadline for March 3, 2020 Primary is February 3, 2020
Sumner County residents not already registered to vote have until Monday, February 3, 2020 to register for the
March 3, 2020 Presidential Preference Primary and Sumner County Primary.
The Sumner County Primary includes the office of Assessor of Property.
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