voter registration day

September is National Voter Registration Month in Tennessee, according to Chad Gray, Administrator of Elections for Williamson County.

Gray said that with the national election coming up in November, he wants to remind all citizens of the importance of exercising their right to vote.

“The citizens of Williamson County consistently rank in the top three or four counties in Tennessee in voter participation for Federal and State elections and we want to continue that trend by encouraging everyone to register to vote or change their address in a timely manner to avoid any problems when you go vote in the upcoming November 8, 2016 Presidential Election,” Gray said in a press release announcing National Voter Registration Month.

The National Association of Secretaries of State has declared Tuesday, September 27, 2016, as National Voter Registration Day.

The deadline to register to vote in the upcoming November 8, 2016, State General (Presidential) Election is Tuesday, October 11, 2016.  Forms postmarked on or before this date will be considered timely filed.

An individual must be registered in their county of residence no later than thirty (30) days before election day in order to vote.

Early Voting for the upcoming election will be conducted October 19-November 3.

For more information, contact our office at (615)790-5711 or visit our website at www.williamsonvotes.net.

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