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Nearly Two Dozen Colleges Participate in Statewide Voter Registration Drive
(Published: October 1, 2014)
Nearly two dozen colleges across Tennessee partnered with the Secretary of State's office to participate in a monthlong voter registration drive during September. The campaign in honor of National Voter Registration Month resulted in more than 1,000 Tennesseans becoming registered to vote.
Twenty-three colleges - some public, some private, some four-year universities and some community colleges - opened voter registration booths on their campuses at different times throughout the month. Students, faculty members and administrators all participated in the effort. Those assisting people in registering to vote at the booths were given registration forms, voter information guides, banners and copies of the "I'm Registered to Vote. Are You?" signs used in the Secretary of State's social media campaign. (In that campaign, which also occurred during the month of September, people were encouraged to take photos of themselves holding the signs and post them on social media outlets.)
As National Voter Registration Month Comes to an End, Deadline to Register to Vote for the November 4th Election Is October 6th
(Published: September 29, 2014)
People throughout Tennessee have responded to Secretary of State Tre Hargett’s call to voters to participate in promoting National Voter Registration Month during the month of September.
The #GoVoteTN social media campaign has continued to be a very visible part of the state’s effort to remind citizens to register to vote and to encourage friends and neighbors to register. Its success has been emulated in other states such as Washington, Oregon, and South Dakota.
Candidates for Governor, United States Senate, United States House of Representatives, State Senate, and State House of Representatives
(Published: September 5, 2014)
Click here for a list of candidates for Governor, United States Senate, United States House of Representatives, State Senate, and State House of Representatives. Absent a candidate disqualification, the following is a list of candidates for the November election.
Celebrate National Voter Registration Month in September!
(Published: September 2, 2014)
According to information from the U.S. Census Bureau, about three out of 10 adults across our country who are eligible to vote aren't registered. The good news is that there's an easy remedy for that problem.
That's why Secretary of State Tre Hargett is calling on people across Tennessee to celebrate National Voter Registration Month by registering to vote themselves - if they haven't already - and encouraging friends and neighbors to register.
Check www.GoVoteTN.com for Election Night Results
(Published: August 4, 2014)
Unofficial election results for state and federal races will be posted on www.GoVoteTN.com after the polls close Thursday night. However, due to the length of the ballot, county election officials may be reporting those results more slowly than usual.
Call the State's Toll-Free Elections Hotline for Answers to Voting Questions
(Published: August 6, 2014)
As Tennesseans head to the polls Thursday, Secretary of State Tre Hargett is encouraging them to call the state Division of Elections' toll-free hotline number if they have questions or concerns about voting or the electoral process. That number is 1-877-850-4959.
Early Voting Totals for August 7, 2014 Election
(Published: July 18, 2014)
For the number of early voters by county for the August 7, 2014 Election click here.
*Information submitted by the respective counties.
Tennessee Honor Vote Program
(Published: July 11, 2014)
Please watch this video to learn about a great way to honor active duty, retired and deceased members of our military.
Secretary of State Tre Hargett Announces Start of Early Voting
(Published: July 17, 2014)
Beginning Friday, registered voters will have the opportunity to cast their ballots for the August 7 state primary and county general elections. Secretary of State Tre Hargett is encouraging voters to take advantage of early voting.
State Election Commission Meeting July 14, 2014
(Published: July 3, 2014)
Volunteer State Pays Tribute to Its Military Heritage Through Honor Vote Program
(Published: July 2, 2014)
For more than 200 years, Tennessee has been known as "the Volunteer State." That nickname dates back to the War of 1812, when the state contributed thousands of volunteers toward the war effort. The tradition was reinforced a few decades later in the Mexican War when the state produced more than10 times the number of recruits Washington requested - and that proud tradition still lives on today.
Proposed Constitutional Amendments for the November 4, 2014 General Election Ballot
(Published: June 9, 2014)
The Division of Elections is headed by the Coordinator of Elections, Mark Goins, who oversees the election process in the State of Tennessee. The Coordinator of Elections works directly with ninety-five (95) local county election commissions, candidates and the public on election related issues. The county election commissions are appointed by the State Election Commission. There are ninety-five (95) county election commission offices throughout the State.
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