ABSENTEE BY MAIL VOTING

You may fill in the required information online making the form easier to read and avoiding possible mistakes or omission of required information. Then download and print and sign the form. Mail or email (as an attachment) the completed form to the Wilson County Election Commission at the email or PO Box address provided on the form. You may contact the Wilson County Election Commission at 615-444-0216 with questions.

Wilson County Absentee Ballot Request  CLICK THE RED LETTERED LINK HERE

You may request an absentee ballot for the August 6, 2020  Republican and Democratic Federal and State Primaries, the Wilson County General and Lebanon Special School District Elections 

You can vote absentee by-mail if you fall under one of the following categories:

  • You will be outside the county where you are registered during the early voting period and all day on Election Day.
  • You or your spouse are a full-time student in an accredited college or university outside the county where you are registered.
  • You are on the permanent absentee list (see question 4 below).
  • You reside in a nursing home, assisted living facility or home for the aged outside your county of residence.
  • You will be unable to vote in-person due to jury duty.
  • You are sixty (60) years of age or older.
  • You have a physical disability and an inaccessible polling place.
  • You are hospitalized, ill or physically disabled and unable to appear at your polling place to vote; and/or you have determined it is impossible or unreasonable to vote in-person due to the COVID-19 situation.
  • You are the caretaker of a person who is hospitalized, ill, or disabled, and/or you have determined it is impossible or unreasonable to vote in-person due to the COVID-19 situation.
  • You are a candidate for office in the election.
  • You serve as an Election Day official or as a member or employee of the election commission.
  • You are observing a religious holiday that prevents you from voting in person during the early voting period and on Election Day.
  • You or your spouse possess a valid commercial drivers license (CDL) or Transportation Worker Identification Credential (TWIC) card and you will be working outside the state or county of registration during the open hours of early voting and Election Day and have no specific out-of-county or out-of-state address to which mail may be sent or received during such time.
  • You are a member of the military or are an overseas citizen.


Pursuant to the June 4, 2020 Order of the Davidson County Chancery Court, if you are a registered voter and do not wish to vote in-person due to the COVID-19 situation, you are eligible to request an absentee ballot by mail. You also have the option to vote in-person during early voting or on election day.


Sample Ballots

(TCA 2-6-202 (a)(1)

Applications for absentee ballots must be requested by the person eligible to vote absentee and the application must be provided by the Election Commission to that person.  

(It is a Class E Felony for a person who is not an employee of an election commission to give an application for an absentee ballot to any person. TCA§2-6-202(c)(3) and It is a Class A misdemeanor for a person who is not an employee of an election commission to give an unsolicited request for application for absentee ballot to any person. TCA§2-6-202(c)(4)) 

Who is Eligible and How to Request 

FAQs About Absentee Voting

The last day to request an Absentee Ballot for :

 August 6, 2020  Republican and Democratic Federal and State Primaries, the Wilson County General and Lebanon Special School District Elections is July 30, 2020

(TCA 2-6-202 (a)(1) & TCA 2-6-202 (d)(3)

Wilson County Absentee Ballot Request

CLICK THE RED LETTERED LINK ABOVE

You may fill in the required information online making the form easier to read and avoiding possible mistakes or omission of required information. Then download and print and sign the form. Mail or email (as an attachment) the completed form to the Wilson County Election Commission at the email or PO Box address provided on the form. You may contact the Wilson County Election Commission at 615-444-0216 with questions.

 

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