Today Is Last To Register For Nov. Election; Early Voting Starts Oct. 13
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The Cannon County Election Commission will have its monthly meeting at its office on West Main Street tonight at 5:30.

Also, today is the last day to register to vote in the Nov. 2 State General Election. The office will be open until 4 p.m.

If you need to register go by the office to do so or also to change your address. For information call the office at 615-563-5650.

The Cannon County Election Commission will hold EARLY VOTING in the Adams Office Building,
Tatum Street entrance.

DATE AND TIME FOR VOTING: OCTOBER 13 THROUGH OCTOBER 28, 2010

13th, 14th, 15th, 16th, 17th, 18th, 20th, 21st, 22nd, 23rd, 24th, 25th, 27th, 28th voting will be held at 9 a.m. till Noon. Both Tuesdays the 19th and 26th voting will be held at 2 p.m. til 6 p.m.

NO REASON REQUIRED FOR EARLY VOTING BY PERSONAL APPEARANCE

We request that voters bring some form of ID with them to vote early. If you are a registered voter and have misplaced your VOTERCARD, please call the office to receive a replacement.

Voters who have not changed their address or name may do so while early voting. Persons registered by-mail must vote in person at the polls or during Early Voting fo the first time after they register.

Write-in features on electronic voting system will be used in this election.

Emergency Voting: October 28, 2010 - First day of emergency voting due to death of a relative of a voter which would result in the voter’s absence from the state or county on election day, or due to a voter receiving a subpoena or service of process which requires a voter’s presence on election day. November 2, 2010 is the last day for Emergency Voting.

OFFICIAL OFFICE HOURS OUTSIDE OF EARLY VOTING: The Cannon County Election Commission Office is open Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday
from 8:00 A.M. until 4:00 P.M. in the Adams Office Building, Room #244, telephone (615) 563-5650.

VOTING BY MAIL: If you are unable to appear at your polling place on Election Day or during Early Voting you may request a By-Mail Ballot for the following reasons:
  1. If you will be out of the county during all voting periods.
  2. If you are a student (or the spouse of a student) enrolled in a college or university located in Tennessee.
  3. If you are hospitalized, sick or physically disabled.
  4. If you are a candidate for office in the election or an election official;
  5. If you are the caretaker of a hospitalized, ill or disabled person;
  6. If you are serving on a state or federal jury;
  7. If you are observing a religious holiday;
  8. If you are over 65 years of age or older;
  9. On the Permanent Absentee Voting Register. If you are hospitalized, ill or disabled and are not able to appear during Early Voting or at
    your polling place on Election Day, you may file a Doctor’s Statement of your condition (forms available from our office). Once this form is
    on file, you will automatically be mailed a ballot for all future elections.
  10. If you are a Commercial Driver working out of the county. You can have your ballot mailed to your home. You must provide your
   Commercial Drivers License number on the request for ballot.

DATES FOR VOTING BY-MAIL
October 26, 2010 - Last day a written request for an absentee ballot application may be received in the Election Commission Office.
October 26, 2010 - Last day an application for absentee ballot from a voter or a temporary registration and application from armed forces, their spouses and overseas voters may be received in the County Election Commission Office.

IF YOUR REQUEST CONTAINS THE FOLLOWING INFORMATION, A BALLOT WILL BE MAILED TO YOU.
  1. NAME;
  2. SOCIAL SECURITY NUMBER
  3. RESIDENCE ADDRESS
  4. YOUR REASON FOR VOTING BY MAIL
  5. WHICH ELECTION YOU WISH TO VOTE (INCLUDING ANY PARTY PREFERENCE)
  6. WHERE TO MAIL BALLOT OUT OF COUNTY (IF NEEDED OR REQUIRED BY YOUR REASON FOR VOTING BY MAIL)
  7. AND YOUR SIGNATURE
  NOTE: Commercial Drivers must provide their Commercial Drivers License Number on the request

IF YOUR REQUEST IS INCOMPLETE, AN OFFICIAL APPLICATION MUST BE MAILED AND RETURNED TO OUR OFFICE BEFORE A BALLOT CAN BE PROCESSED.
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