NOTICE OF ELECTIONS: TUESDAY, NOVEMBER 6, 2012
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NOTICE OF ELECTIONS
TUESDAY, NOVEMBER 6, 2012

FEDERAL & STATE GENERAL ELECTION

WOODBURY AND AUBURNTOWN CITY ELECTIONS

Notice is hereby given that a FEDERAL AND STATE GENERAL ELECTION  will be held in all voting precincts in Cannon County, Tennessee on TUESDAY, November 6, 2012.  The above elections are called for the purpose of election officials for the nomination of the offices below:

PRESIDENT OF THE UNITED STATES

UNITED STATES SENATE
(Term – 6 yrs.)

UNITED STATES HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES
6th Congressional District (Term – 2 Years)

TENNESSEE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES
46TH District (Term – 2 Yrs.)

QUALIFYING DEADLINE
Any person interested in qualifying as an Independent candidate for the Office of President of the United States, contact the State Coordinator of Elections at 1-615-741-7656.  The qualifying deadline is 12 noon prevailing time August 16, 2012 with the State Election Commission.
Candidates winning the nomination in the Federal and State Republican and Democratic Primaries on August 2, 2012 will oppose each other in the November General Election.  

WOODBURY CITY ELECTION
Notice is hereby given that a WOODBURY CITY ELECTION will be held in conjunction with the November 6, 2012 General Election for the purpose of electing officials to the following offices below:

MAYOR
(Term – 4 Yrs.)

6 ALDERPERSONS
(Term – 4 Yrs.)

AUBURNTOWN CITY ELECTIONS
Notice Is hereby given that an AUBURNTOWN CITY ELECTION will be held at the Auburntown Community Center for the purpose of election officials to the following offices below:

MAYOR
(Term – 4 Years)
6 ALDERPERSONS
(Term – 4 Years)

QUALIFYING DEADLINE
Qualifying petitions for the above named city offices must be filed by 12 Noon prevailing time Thursday,  August 16, 2012  at the Election Commission Office in order to have your name placed on the ballot.  The Withdrawal Deadline is Thursday, August 23, 2012  at12 Noon.  Withdrawal Deadline is Monday, September 17, 2012 at 12 Noon.  Withdrawal statements must be in writing signed by the candidate.

REGISTRATION DEADLINE
The last day to register to vote for the November 6th  election is Monday, October 8, 2012  at the Election Commission Office.  You may register to vote at the Cannon County Election Commission office during regular hours, or you may register at the Health Department, Department of Human Services, Department of Motor Vehicles, Department of Veterans Affairs, Register of Deeds, County Clerk’s Office, Adams Library or all Post Offices in Cannon County.  Voters that use “by-mail” forms to register for the first time must vote in person at either their polling place or during Early Voting.  Registration by-mail forms must be postmarked by October 8, 2012 to be processed for this election.  Any forms postmarked after October 8, 2012   will be held and processed after the November 6th Election.

ADDRESS CHANGE OR NAME CHANGE
Voters that are already registered to vote in Cannon County may change their address or name by sending in their old registration card with the corrections; or, by sending a note requesting the change with their signature; or, by coming to the Election Commission Office to make the change; or, by making the change while casting your vote during Early Voting; or, by making the change on a by-mail registration form and sending it to the Election Office.

WE STRONGLY URGE ALL REGISTERED VOTERS OF CANNON COUNTY THAT HAVE MOVED WITHIN THE COUNTY OR HAD A NAME CHANGE TO MAKE THESE CHANGES AS SUGGESTED ABOVE.  VOTERS WHO FAIL TO DO SO PRIOR TO THE ELECTION WILL EXPERIENCE A DELAY IN VOTING AND MAY HAVE TO TRAVEL TO A DIFFERENT PRECINCT.

CANNON COUNTY ELECTION COMMISSION OFFICE:
The Cannon County Election Commission Office is located in the Adams Office Building, Tatum Street entrance.  The office is open from 8:00 A.M. until 4:00 P.M. Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, and Friday.  Closed Saturday.

NOTICE TO ELDERLY AND HANDICAPPED VOTERS:
Assigned to precincts where the polling place is inaccessible may vote (1) by Absentee Ballot according to absentee voting regulations;  (2) Early Voting by personal appearance at the Election Office during specified dates, or (3) at the Election Office on Election Day.  Any elderly or handicapped voter desiring to vote at the Election Office on November 6, 2012  must notify the Administrator of Elections in writing of their intention to do so.  Such a voter shall complete an affidavit at the Election Office stating that their designated voting location to the best of their knowledge, is inaccessible.  The affidavit must be received by the Election Commission not less than ten (10) days prior to the FIRST ELECTION in which such voter plans to vote at the Election Office on Election Day.  Such affidavit must be received by the Election Commission by October 27, 2012 for this election.  

CANNON COUNTY ELECTION COMMISSION
301 WEST MAIN STREET RM #244 – WOODBURY, TN 37190 – PHONE (615) 563-5650
Lindbergh Dennis, Chairman – Sue Patrick, Secretary
Matt Studd, Cory Davenport, Jackie Gannon, Members
Dorinda Mankin,  Interim  Administrator of Elections

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