Here is the link to the Absentee Ballot Application Web Portal from the Tennessee Secretary of State’s site. It lists the qualifications and instructions. Absentee Voting | Tennessee Secretary of State You can monitor the status of your request by using the HCEC Voter Request form: HCEC Voter Request Here is the Absentee By-Mail Ballot
Important Dates: July 7th, 2020 is the last day to register to vote for the August Elections. July 17th, 2020 is the day Early Voting Begins. July 30th, 2020 is the last day to accept a Request for an Absentee Ballot. August 1st, 2020 is the day Early Voting Ends. Voting Resources: Here is
You have several options to register to vote. Note that the last day to register for the August Elections is July 7th. If you would like to register in person, you may complete a paper form at the local county election commission office, Department of Safety (motor vehicles division), Department of Health (WIC program), Department
The county is divided into voting precincts. Each precincts then has polling locations. Some precincts are “split precincts” and have multiple polling locations. In your voting precinct you will vote for the candidates that represent your district. One easy way to insure you are registered, know your voting district, and polling location is to complete
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State Political News
- Plaintiffs in Tennessee's absentee ballot lawsuits said it was unsafe to vote in person. Then some didA judge's ruling allows those concerned about COVID-19 to vote by mail in Tennessee. Some plaintiffs who sued the state voted in person anyway.
- Tennessee Gov. Bill Lee now says state working on plan to publicly share COVID-19 data from schoolsThe state initially said it would not collect or release the data for schools.
- With 2020 Census deadline moved earlier, Nashville area still lags behind 2010 self-response ratesAs of Aug. 2, the percentage of Tennessee households participating in the Census was below the national average.
- Tennessee's top election official warns rise in absentee ballots could mean delayed resultsThe rise in the number of absentee ballots means results on Thursday night could get delayed, the Tennessee Secretary of State's office warns.
- No new Nashville revenue projections before Aug. 15, city finance director saysFinance Director Kevin Crumbo outlined his position in a memo to the Metro Council.
- Nashville will ban all 'transpotainment' operations, regardless of whether alcohol is on boardDr. Michael Caldwell told council members on a call Thursday morning the city will move to shut down all entertainment vehicles.
- Gov. Bill Lee calls special legislative session over bill granting immunity from COVID-19 lawsuitsThe General Assembly adjourned for the year in mid-June. Now they're coming back to discuss bills on COVID-19 liability, telehealth and protesters.
- Tennessee doctor in U.S. Senate race slams Fauci, defends use of disproved COVID-19 cureTennessee's Republican U.S. Senate primary has now turned to criticism of the nation's top infectious disease adviser, Dr. Anthony Fauci.
National Political News
- Trump's new line of attack on Biden is an old campaign standbyFor months, President Donald Trump road-tested attacks against his presumptive Democratic opponent Joe Biden. The former Vice President was "sleepy." He was corrupt. He was weak on China. But none of them seemed to stick or do much good for the President, who continued to sink deeper in the polls.
- Inside Trump's TikTok reversal: How advisers mobilized their deal-making effortsSen. Lindsey Graham wasn't entirely sure what TikTok was, beyond a source of videos of piano-playing dogs and dancing cats. Nonetheless, he was tasked with a mission: talk President Donald Trump down from his threatened ban on the Chinese-owned platform that is hugely popular with American kids.
- Trump on Covid death toll: 'It is what it is'President Donald Trump said the United States' staggering death toll from coronavirus "is what it is" in a new interview, again giving his administration credit for its response despite ongoing surges in new cases and a human toll that far outpaces that of any other nation.
- Primaries in Michigan, Kansas and Missouri: 6 things to watch TuesdayThe dog days of summer are usually a low-key time for members of Congress to be with their family and constituents back home. But this August 4, some are running for their political lives, challenged by insurgent candidates on the left and right.
- Pelosi on the coronavirus stimulus price tag she's willing to settle for: '$3.4 trillion'House Speaker Nancy Pelosi told CNN on Tuesday that she still wants a sweeping stimulus deal this week -- but she made it clear she is not budging on the price tag put forward by House Democrats, reflecting how far apart the two sides are despite days of talks.
- Analysis: Jonathan Swan reveals the simple secret to exposing Trump's lies: basic follow-up questionsJonathan Swan, a reporter for Axios, has revealed the magic words that expose President Donald Trump's lies for what they are.
- Six governors sign deal in pursuit of first multistate coordinated testing strategyA bipartisan group of six governors has joined forces with the Rockefeller Foundation to pursue a deal for 3 million coronavirus antigen tests, which would help create the country's first coordinated testing strategy in the absence of a national plan.
- DHS to replace military-style uniforms for federal police officersThe Department of Homeland Security is moving "rapidly to replace" uniforms used by some of its federal law enforcement personnel after criticism over the military-style gear used by officers in Portland, Oregon, a senior department official said Tuesday.