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Online Voter Registration: You must have a Tennessee driver's license or Tennessee Department of Safety and Homeland Security ID in order to submit this application online. If you do not have a Tennessee driver's license or Tennessee Department of Safety and Homeland Security ID, you will be able to print the voter registration form and submit by mail.

TN Requirements to Vote
  • You must be a U.S. Citizen
  • You must be a resident of Tennessee
  • You must be at least 18 years old on/or before the next election
  • You must not have been convicted of a felony, or if you have, your voting rights must have been restored

Absentee By-Mail Ballot Request Form Deadline

Election Day is Thursday, Aug 6. Vote in-person during early voting through Aug 1 or on Election Day.  The deadline to request an absentee by-mail ballot was July 30th. All by-mail ballots must be received in the mail by your local county election commission by the close of polls on Aug 6, Election Day to be counted.

Absentee and Military Ballot Voting


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Sample Ballot for AUG 6th Election

AUGUST 6, 2020 IS A STATE PRIMARY AND COUNTY GENERAL ELECTION DAY


YOUR RESIDENCY DETERMINES WHICH STATE HOUSE DISTRICT AND COUNTY DISTRICT ELECTION YOU ARE ELIGIBLE TO VOTE IN.
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AUGUST 6, 2020 IS A STATE PRIMARY AND COUNTY GENERAL ELECTION DAY

IF YOU WISH TO VOTE IN THE STATE PRIMARY YOU MUST CHOOSE EITHER
REPUBLICAN OR DEMOCRATIC 

A PRIMARY ELECTION IS AN ELECTION HELD FOR A POLITICAL PARTY FOR THE PURPOSE OF ALLOWING MEMBERS OF THAT PARTY TO SELECT A NOMINEE OR NOMINEES TO APPEAR ON THE GENERAL BALLOT. THEREFORE, IN ORDER TO VOTE IN A PRIMARY, YOU MUST DECLARE THAT YOU WISH TO VOTE AS A MEMBER OF THAT POLITICAL PARTY.



EARLY VOTING:

DATES: JULY 17- AUGUST 1; HOURS: MONDAY- FRIDAY, 8:00 A.M. - 5:00 P.M.
      SATURDAY JULY 18TH., 25TH. AND AUG. 1ST.  8:00 A.M. UNTIL NOON

LOCATION: 208 DAVIDSON STREET EAST, ROOM 106, FAYETTEVILLE, TN



ELECTION DAY:  AUGUST 6, 2020
POLLING HOURS 9:00 A.M. UNTIL 7:00 P.M.

IMPORTANT DATES FOR AUGUST 6, 2020 ELECTION

REGISTRATION DEADLINE:
JULY 7, 2020     2-2-109(a)

EARLY VOTING:
JULY 17 – AUGUST 1, 2020     2-6-102 (a) (1)

ABSENTEE/BY MAIL VOTING: REQUEST
MAY 8 - JULY 30, 2020     2-6-202(a)

ABSENTEE/BY MAIL VOTING:
DECEMBER 3, 2019 MILITARY/OVERSEAS     2-6-502 (c)

APPOINTMENT OF TREASURER:
BEFORE ANY MONEY SPENT OR RECEIVED

1ST QUARTER FINANCIAL DISCLOSURE: DUE: APRIL 13, 2020
  • If this is your first report, it will begin with the date of the first contribution or first expenditure, whichever occurred earlier, and extend through MARCH 31, 2020.
2ND QUARTER FINANCIAL DISCLOSURE: DUE: JULY 10, 2020
  • Period covered: April 1, 2020 – June 30, 2020
PRE-GENERAL FINANCIAL DISCLOSURE: DUE: JULY 30, 2020
  • Period covered: July 1 , 2020 – July 27, 2020
3RD QUARTER FINANCIAL DISCLOSURE: DUE: OCT 13, 2020
Period covered: July 28, 2020 – Sept 30, 2020

4TH QUARTER FINANCIAL DISCLOSURE: DUE: JAN 25, 2021
  • This report is filed by candidates with open campaign accounts.
Period covered: Oct 1, 2020 – Jan 15, 2021

IMPORTANT DATES FOR NOVEMBER 3, 2020 ELECTION


FIRST DAY TO ISSUE PETITION
 FOR FAYETTEVILLE CITY: JUNE 22, 2020
2-5-102(b) (5)

QUALIFYING DEADLINE: AUGUST 20, 2020; 12:00 NOON
2-5-101 (a)

WITHDRAWAL DEADLINE: AUGUST 27, 2020; 12:00 NOON
2-5-204 (b) (1)

REGISTRATION DEADLINE: OCTOBER 5, 2020
2-2-109 (a) (b)

EARLY VOTING: OCTOBER 14–OCTOBER 29, 2020

ABSENTEE/BY MAIL VOTING: AUGUST 5- OCTOBER 27
     REQUEST
2-6-202 (a)

ABSENTEE/BY MAIL VOTING:
     MILITARY/OVERSEAS DECEMBER 3, 2019
2-6-502(c)

APPOINTMENT OF BEFORE ANY MONEY
TREASURER: SPENT OR RECEIVED


1ST. QUARTER FINANCIAL DISCLOSURE: DUE: APRIL 13, 2020
  • If this is your first report, it will begin with the date of the first contribution or first expenditure, whichever occurred earlier, and extend through March 31, 2020
2ND QUARTER FINANCIAL DISCLOSURE: DUE: JULY 10, 2020
  • If this is your first report, it will begin with the date of the first contribution or first expenditure, whichever occurred earlier, and extend through June 30, 2020
3RD QUARTER FINANCIAL DISCLOSURE: DUE: OCTOBER 13, 2020
  • If this is your first report, it will begin with the date of the first contribution or first expenditure, whichever occurred earlier, and extend through September 30, 2020
PRE-GENERAL FINANCIAL DISCLOSURE: DUE: OCTOBER 27, 2020
  • Period covered: October 1, 2020 –  October 24, 2020
4TH QUARTER FINANCIAL DISCLOSURE: DUE: JANUARY 25, 2021
  • This report is filed by candidates with open campaign accounts.
    Period covered: October 25, 2020 – January 15, 2021

Election Commission

Administrator of Elections: Shelia Allen
208 Davidson Street East, Room 106, Fayetteville, Tennessee 37334
(931) 433-6220 • FAX: (931) 433-9308
Email: election@lincolncountytn.gov
Hours: Monday - Friday • 8:00 am - 4:00 pm

Employees
Melissa Beddingfield
Beth Bryan

Machine Technicians
Bobby Driesner
Micky Lawson

Election Commission
Dan Long, Chairman
Joan Massey, Secretary
Karen Avilla, Member
Dale Thomas, Member
Eddie Wilson, Member


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