By Josh Arntz
The Dickson Herald

Published May 27, 2016

The last day to register to vote for the upcoming Aug. 4 election is rapidly approaching.

Dickson County registered voters will elect County Commissioners for Districts 4, 6 and 12, an assessor of property, constables and three school board members in the county general election.

In the state primary on Aug. 4, Tennesseans also will select a candidate to represent the Democratic and Republican parties for the state House of Representatives races during the Nov. 8 federal and state election.

July 5 is the last day to register to vote for the Aug. 4 county general and state primary election. The deadline to register to vote for the Nov. 8 election is Oct. 11.

Early voting for the Aug. 4 election runs July 15-30.

Early voting at the Dickson County Election Office (110A Academy St., Charlotte) is scheduled Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Friday from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m.; Thursday from 10 a.m.-8 p.m.; and Saturday from 9 a.m. to noon.

Early voting at Restoration Church (505 Henslee Drive, Dickson) is scheduled Wednesday and Friday from 8 a.m.-4 p.m.; and Thursday from 10 a.m.-8 p.m.

The local election office must receive applications to vote by absentee ballot by July 28. Folks may vote by absentee ballot rather than voting in person at the polling precinct.

Folks who typically vote on Election Day in the 5th District (White Bluff) at the White Bluff Fire Hall will have a new polling place for the Aug. 4 election. Those voters will cast ballots at the Bibb Civic Center at 1054 Old Charlotte Road in White Bluff.

Voter registration forms are available at the Dickson County Election Office in Charlotte; Dickson County Clerk’s Office and Ragan’s Friendly Neighbor Store in downtown Dickson; and Dickson County Public Library.

Contact the Dickson County Election Office at (615) 671-1146 for more information.

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