MIDTERM ELECTION: Early voting locations change as Williamson Countians head to polls beginning Wednesday


MIDTERM ELECTION: Early voting locations change as Williamson Countians head to polls beginning Wednesday

PHOTO: Early voters will be able to cast their ballot at the Factory at Franklin in the midterm elections.

In anticipation of the potentially heavy turnout for the November 6, 20168, Federal/State General Election, the Williamson County Election Commission has announced that it will have seven locations open for the upcoming early voting period beginning Wednesday, October 17 and ending on Thursday, November 1, 2018.

“We are pleased to have the The Factory at Franklin and the Old Cedarmont Church of Christ (4001 Arno Road) as two of our additional early voting sites for this upcoming election,” stated Chad Gray, Administrator of Elections. “We hope that voters will vote early to avoid lines on Election Day.”

The Williamson County Agricultural Exposition Park and the Columbia State Community College Franklin campus will not be used for early voting for this election. Hours will be 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. weekdays and Saturdays from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. at all locations.  Beginning October 29, weekday hours will be until 6 p.m. at all locations.

To see all of the early voting sites, please visit this link: http://www.williamsoncounty-tn.gov/DocumentCenter/View/17589/NOVEMBERELECTION2018WEBINFO-Autosaved

Please remember to bring your Tennessee state-issued or your Federal-issued Photo ID even if it is expired (unless exempt under the law) to vote.

Offices appearing on the ballot will include Republican & Democratic nominees & Independent candidates for Governor, United States Senate, United States House of Representatives (7th Congressional District), Tennessee Senate (District 23) and Tennessee House of Representatives (Districts 61, 63 & 65).  Municipal candidates will also be seeking election in the City of Fairview (Mayor & One Commissioner), Town of Nolensville (Mayor & Two Alderman) and Town of Thompsons Station (Mayor & Two Alderman).

There also is a referendum to allow restaurants in unincorporated areas of Williamson County to apply for licenses to serve alcoholic beverages by the drink.

Polls are open on Election Day, November 6, from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. at your designated Election Day polling place based on your residential address.  For more information visit our website at www.williamsonvotes.net  or download the GoVoteTN voter App or call the Election Commission office at (615) 790-5711.

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