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ELECTION NOTICE is hereby given, FEDERAL/STATE PRIMARY, COUNTY GENERAL ELECTIONS will be held in all precincts of Morgan County, TN,, plus WARTBURG MUNICIPAL ELECTION on Thursday August 6, 2020. All voting precincts in Morgan County will be open between the hours of 9am and 8pm. Below are names and address of each precinct polling place, absentee counting board, and provisional counting board.
1-1 Coalfield Coalfield Senior Citizens Bldg.- 1600 Coal Hill Rd., Harriman, TN 37748
2-1 Oakdale High Oakdale High School- 225 Clifty St., Oakdale, TN 37829
2-2 Oakdale Oakdale Town Hall- 204 Queen St.- Oakdale, TN 37829
3-1 Wartburg Wartburg Civic Center- 1000 Howard St., Wartburg, TN 37887
4-1 Lancing Faith Missionary Baptist Church- 109 Pemberton St., Lancing, TN 37770
4-2 Deer Lodge Abner-Ross Center- 110 Corine Ave., Deer Lodge, TN 37726
4-3 Chestnut Ridge Chestnut Ridge Fire Dept.- 4744 Nashville Hwy., Deer Lodge, TN 37726
5-1 Sunbright Sunbright City Hall- 120 Melton Dr., Sunbright, TN 37872
5-2 Burrville Faith in Grace Gospel Mission- 388 Peters Ford Rd., Sunbright, TN 37872
6-1 Kellys Union Baptist Church- 3615 Knoxville Hwy., Wartburg, TN 37887
6-2 Petros Petros Seniors Bldg.- 1007 Back Petros Rd., Oliver Springs, TN 37840
6-3 Mossy Grove Fellowship Baptist Church- 1822 Morgan County Hwy., Wartburg, TN 37887
Absentee Counting Board Morgan County Court House- 415 N. Kingston St., Wartburg, TN 37887
(Meeting August 6, 2020 at 4pm)
Provisional Counting Board Morgan County Court House- 415 N. Kingston St., Wartburg, TN 37887
(Meeting August 11, 2020 at 1pm)
Certify Election Results Morgan County Court House- 415 N. Kingston St., Wartburg, TN 37887
(Meeting August 18, 2020 at 1pm)
THE MORGAN COUNTY ELECTION COMMISSION IS COMMITTED TO SERVICE AND ACCURACY FOR EVERY VOTER IN ALL ELECTIONS. VOTERS ARE REQUESTED TO PLEASE CONTACT THE ELECTION OFFICE TO ALLEVIATE ANY DISCREPANCY OR QUESTION REGARDING YOUR REGISTRATION, ADDRESS, OR POLLING PLACE. ADDRESS CHANGES CAN BE MADE NOW, OR DURING EARLY VOTING, OR ON ELECTION DAY BY COMPLETING A FAIL-SAFE FORM. VOTERS MUST VOTE IN THE PRECINCT IN WHICH THEY RESIDE. A MAP OF THE CURRENT DISTRICTS AND PRECINCT BOUNDARIES CAN BE FOUND AT: www.MorganElections.Com. AT THIS WEBSITE, VOTERS HAVE THE ABILITY TO CHECK THEIR STATUS AND PRECINCT WITH A MAP OF POLLING PLACE LOCATIONS. Morgan County Election Commission: 423-346-3190 Alan Bradshaw- Chairman, Ronnie Trout- Secretary, Billy Kries, Mike Gunter, Kathy Carroll. Tim Sweat- Administrator WEBSITE: MorganElections.com
EARLY / ABSENTEE VOTING
FEDERAL/STATE PRIMARY, COUNTY GENERAL, WARTBURG MUNICIPAL ELECTIONS
THURSDAY, AUGUST 6, 2020
THE MORGAN COUNTY ELECTION COMMISSION WILL BE OPEN FOR EARLY VOTING FOR ANY ELIGIBLE VOTER TO CAST A BALLOT BY PERSONAL APPEARANCE AT THE ELECTION COMMISSION OFFICE LOCATED IN THE MORGAN COUNTY COURTHOUSE, ROOM 105, 415 N. KINGSTON ST., WARTBURG, TENNESSEE AS FOLLOWS:
July 17th: 9 A.M.- 4 P.M. ● July 18th: 9 A.M.- 12 NOON
July 20-24th: 9 A.M.- 4 P.M. ● July 25th: 9 A.M.-12 NOON
July 27-29th: 9 A.M.- 4 P.M. ● July 30-31st: 9 A.M.- 6 P.M.
August 1st: 9 A.M.-12 NOON
THE LAST DAY TO REGISTER TO VOTE IN PERSON OR BY MAIL POSTMARKED FOR THE AUGUST 6, 2020 ELECTIONS WILL BE TUESDAY, JULY 7, 2020. REGISTERED VOTERS WHO WILL BE UNABLE TO GO TO THEIR POLLING PLACE ON ELECTION DAY MAY VOTE BY ONE OF THE FOLLOWING METHODS:
1. VOTING BY PERSONAL APPEARANCE
BEGINNING JULY 7 – AUGUST 1, 2020 , A VOTER DESIRING TO VOTE BY PERSONAL APPEARANCE SHALL GO TO THE ELECTION COMMISSION OFFICE, PRESENT A VALID FEDERAL OR TN STATE ISSUED PHOTO ID, SIGN AN APPLICATION TO VOTE, AND CAST THEIR VOTE ON A VOTING MACHINE. THE LAST DAY TO EARLY VOTE BY PERSONAL APPEARANCE IS SATURDAY, AUGUST 1, 2020 AT 12:00 NOON.
PHOTO ID REQUIREMENT FOR ALL VOTERS AT POLLS:
All voters must present a Federal or TN State issued photo ID. The ID must contain the voter’s name and photograph. For more information regarding exemptions, acceptable and non-acceptable proof of photo ID, please contact our office or you may visit the Tennessee Division of Elections web site: http://www.tn.gov/sos/election/index.htm
or http://www.GoVoteTN.com . Acceptable PHOTO IDs (even if expired) include: TN driver license with your photo, TN Department of Safety and Homeland Security photo ID, TN State issued gun carry permit with your photo, United States Military photo ID, United States Passport, or any photo ID issued by the Federal or TN State government (excluding college student IDs). Registered voters that do not have a valid PHOTO ID may obtain one for voting purposes from the Tennessee Department of Safety at any participating driver service center or added onto an existing driver license or ID. Under the voter ID law, in order to get a photo ID for voting purposes, voters must show the following documentation to the Driver Service Center examiner: Proof of US citizenship (such as a birth certificate); and, two proofs of Tennessee residency (such as copy of a utility bill, vehicle registration/title, or bank statement). REMEMBER TO BRING YOUR PHOTO ID WITH YOU WHEN YOU APPEAR TO VOTE. THIS APPLIES TO EARLY VOTING AND ELECTION DAY.
2. VOTING ABSENTEE
IN ORDER TO VOTE ABSENTEE BY MAIL, A VOTER MUST MEET CERTAIN LEGAL QUALIFICATIONS. A VOTER WHICH REGISTERED IN PERSON AND DESIRING TO VOTE ABSENTEE BY MAIL, SHALL IN WRITING OVER HIS SIGNATURE EITHER IN PERSON AT THE ELECTION COMMISSION OFFICE OR BY MAIL, REQUEST AN ABSENTEE BALLOT. SUCH REQUEST FOR AN ABSENTEE BALLOT MAY BE RECEIVED NO EARLIER THAN THE 90TH DAY PRIOR TO THE ELECTION, AND MUST BE RECEIVED NO LATER THAN JULY 30, 2020 AT 4:00 PM. THE REQUEST FOR AN APPLICATION CAN SERVE AS AN APPLICATION FOR ABSENTEE BALLOT IF IT CONTAINS THE FOLLOWING: NAME, ADDRESS OF RESIDENCE, SOCIAL SECURITY NUMBER, DATE OF BIRTH, ADDRESS TO MAIL THE BALLOT TO, THE ELECTION/S THE VOTER WISHES TO VOTE IN, THE VALID REASON THE VOTER WISHES TO VOTE ABSENTEE, AND THE VOTER’S SIGNATURE. A voter may make the request or submit an application to vote by mail, facsimile transmission or email with an attached document which includes a scanned signature.
FOR ADDITIONAL INFORMATION ABOUT EARLY VOTING, PLEASE VISIT THE SECRETARY OF STATE WEBSITE:
MORGAN COUNTY ELECTION COMMISSION
PO BOX 266
415 N. KINGSTON ST.
WARTBURG, TN 37887
EMAIL: Morgan.Commission@TN.Gov WEBSITE: MorganElections.Com
ALAN BRADSHAW, CHAIRMAN, RONNIE TROUT, SECRETARY, BILLY KRIES, MEMBER, MIKE GUNTER, MEMBER, KATHY CARROLL, MEMBER
TIM SWEAT, ADMINISTRATOR
Morgan County Election Commission Launches Poll Official Recruitment Campaign for August Election
Morgan County, TN – Morgan County Administrator of Elections Tim Sweat announces a county-wide campaign to recruit poll officials for the August 6 State and Federal Primary and County General Election. Morgan County residents can apply to join the campaign, Be a Patriot. Become a Poll Official.
“Morgan County residents have the opportunity to play a pivotal role in democracy by becoming a poll official for the August election,” Mr. Sweat said. “This is an opportunity for anyone to serve both our county and our state and get paid for their efforts.”
Poll officials perform various tasks to help polling sites run smoothly, including greeting voters, answering questions, processing voters, explaining how to cast a ballot and counting votes. Any voter is eligible to apply, regardless of political affiliation.
Qualifications to be a poll official:
· Be a registered voter if 18 or older
· Be at least 16 years old
· Not be a candidate or close relative of a candidate
· Be able to read and write in the English language
The following government employees can also serve as poll officials:
· City, County or Metro employees, unless working directly under the supervision of an elected official on the ballot
· State of Tennessee employees
· Federal employees – consult your Human Resources department to ensure eligibility
Poll officials are compensated for working during early voting and on Election Day, as well as for attending required training sessions.
For more information or to sign up to become a poll official, visit GoVoteTN.com.
We appreciate the opportunity to serve you, so feel free to visit during normal office hours.
415 North Kingston Street, Wartburg, Tennessee 37887, United States
08:00 am – 04:00 pm
For hours during early voting periods, check published notices.