Registration deadline for August 6, 2020
Election is Tuesday, July 7, 2020
Sumner County residents not already registered to vote have until Tuesday, July 7, 2020 to register to be eligible for the August 6, 2020 Federal and State Primary and Sumner County General Election.
For more information, CLICK HERE.
Early Voting for August 6, 2020 Election
is Friday, July 17 through Saturday, August 1, 2020
Early voting for the Federal and State Primary and Sumner County General Election begins Friday, July 17, 2020 and continues through Saturday, August 1, 2020 at the Sumner County Board of Education Gymnasium, 625 El Main St. in Gallatin.
For more information CLICK HERE.
Qualifying peititons for municipal offices
are available beginning Monday, June 22
Qualifying petitions for residents interested in running for municipal offices in six Sumner County cities will be available at the Sumner County Election Commission beginning Monday, June 22, 2020 at the Sumner County Election Commission office.
The cities of Gallatin, Hendersonville, Millersville, Portland, Westmoreland and White House will have municipal elections in conjunction with the November 3, 2020 Federal and State General Election. Offices on the ballot for each city include
- Gallatin: Alderman at-Large and one alderman for Districts 1 and 2;
- Hendersonville: Mayor and one alderman for each District 1 through 6:
- Millersville: three commissioners for full four-year terms and one for a two-year unexpired term voted on at-Large;
- Portland: four aldermen voted on at-Large;
- Westmoreland: three alderman voted on at-Large
- White House: one alderman for Districts 3 and 4.
Qualifying petitions must be returned to the Sumner County Election Commission office by NOON, August 20, 2020.
The Sumner County Election Commission office is located in the Sumner County Administration Building, 355 N. Belvedere Dr., Room 106 in Gallatin. Office hours are Monday through Friday 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
Your vote is secure
Sumner County voters can know that their votes are secure as voting machines are never connected to the internet.
To read more about voting machine security CLICK HERE
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 assigned to the Howard Elementary
School has increased beyond capacity.
Due to this incerase, 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 assigned to this new precinct received a notification letter and new
voter card with the Station Camp HIgh precinct name and address.
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