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November 3, 2020 Early Voting Locations Announced

Early voting locations for the November 3, 2020 have been approved by the Sumner County Election Commission and will include full time locations in Gallatin and Hendersonville and several satellite locations in other areas of the county.

The first day of Early Voting is Wednesday, October 14 and continues until Thursday, October 29.

Early voting in Gallatin is at Freedom Church, 1010 Freedom Church Road just off the Greenlea Blvd exit on Highway 386 (Vietnam Veterans) and the Hendersonville location is at the Hendersonville Church of Christ, Imperial Square Entrance, at 132 Imperial Blvd.

Hours at the Gallatin location are 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. and the Hendersonville hours are 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Saturday hours at all locations is 9 a.m. to 12:00 Noon.

Other satellite locations include:

  • Portland First Baptist Church, 106 N. Broadway from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Thursday and Friday, October 15 and16;
  • Goodlettsville Church of the Nazarene, 400 Loretta Dr., 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Friday, October 23 and 9 a.m. to 12:00 Noon, Saturday, October 24
  • White House City Hall, 105 College St., 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Monday and Tuesday, October 26 and 27 and
  • “Old” Westmoreland Elementary School, 3012 Thompson Lane at Austin Peay Hwy., 10 a.m. to 6 p.m., Wednesday, October 28.

Students Who Serve as Sumner County Poll Officials Can Enter a

New Essay Contest from the Tennessee Secretary of State

Sumner County  – Students age 16 and older who serve as poll officials in Sumner County for the Nov. 3 election can earn a college scholarship by entering a new essay contest from the Tennessee Secretary of State.

“This is an incredible opportunity for Sumner County students to possibly win a scholarship while making a difference in our community and being a part of this historic election,” said Lori D. Atchley, Sumner County Administrator of Elections.

To read more CLICK HERE

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.

Your Vote

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