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Montgomery County Election Commission become Clarksville-Montgomery County Green Certified

 

Clarksville-Montgomery County Green Certification ProgramMontgomery County, TN – Montgomery County Election Commission is the latest county department to become Clarksville-Montgomery County Green Certified.

Montgomery County Mayor Jim Durrett, Clarksville Mayor Kim McMillan were present at the green ribbon cutting to congratulate Vickie Koelman and the employees.

Green Ribbon Cutting Ceremony for Montgomery County Election Commission

Green Ribbon Cutting Ceremony for Montgomery County Election Commission

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Voter Turnout light on election day in Montgomery County

 

Election 2014Clarksville, TN – Voting is underway across Clarksville, Montgomery County for the Tennessee State Primary and County general elections. Voting continues until 7:00pm this evening.

Turnout appears light with roughly 11,000 people voting in the early voting, and multiple precincts reporting extremely light turnout today. “I am ashamed to tell you how many people we had vote today,” said poll worker Nancy Chambers, before revealing that only 21 people had turned out to vote at Smith school by 9:00am. Results at the other polling places were similar.

A mother checks in before casting her ballot as her two children watch

A mother checks in before casting her ballot as her two children watch

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Montgomery County Election Commission Reminds Citizens that September 24th is National Voter Registration Day

 

Montgomery County TennesseeMontgomery County, TN – The Montgomery County Election Commission wishes to remind citizens that September 24th is National Voter Registration Day.

The day is the high point of National Voter Registration Month, a time when state and county election officials have been working to encourage voter participation and increase awareness of state requirements and deadlines for voting.

September 24th is National Voter Registration Day

September 24th is National Voter Registration Day

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City of Clarksville procedure for filling City Council Ward 1 Vacancy

 

City of Clarksville - Clarksville, TNClarksville, TN – With the resignation of Councilman Nick Steward, a vacancy has been created on the Clarksville City Council for a representative from Ward 1.

Anyone who seeks to be considered as a candidate for the Ward 1 vacancy should provide, in writing, a statement of interest indicating that they have been a resident of the City of Clarksville for at least one year and that they are registered to vote. «Read the rest of this article»

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Montgomery Election Commission says September 2013 is National Voter Registration Month in Tennessee

 

Already Registered Voters Are Encouraged To Make Sure Their Current Registration Is Accurate

Montgomery County TennesseeMontgomery County, TN – Tennessee Secretary of State Tre Hargett joins the Montgomery County Election Commission in reminding citizens that September is National Voter Registration Month.

Secretary Hargett is working with county election officials to make eligible voters aware of registration deadlines and requirements, as well as encouraging already registered voters to update their current registration if they have recently changed their address. «Read the rest of this article»

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Clarksville-Montgomery County voters taking advantage of Early Voting

 

Election 2012Montgomery County, TN – Voters in Montgomery County continue to show their support for the flexibility and convenience of early voting.

According to the Montgomery County Election Commission, through the first five days of the early voting period, 12,185 voters have cast their ballots, compared to 11,524 votes cast during the same period in 2008. «Read the rest of this article»

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Montgomery County Voter turn out Low for 2012 State Primary and County General Election

 

Election 2012Clarksville, TN – As voting districts came to a close yesterday, one thing was evident; Montgomery County voter turnout exceptionally low, with just 7.06% of registered voters turning out to do their civic duty. 3,947 people early voted, or cast an absentee ballot; with just 2,897 people voting on election day.

Clarksville Online polled voter turnout at six random districts yesterday afternoon. District 6B at Bethel Baptist Church had 34 voters as of 2:00pm. District 4A at Montgomery Central Middle School had 107 voters by 2:00pm. District 5A at Smith School had 45 voters at 2:40pm. District 6A at Cumberland Heights School had 109 voters by 2:45pm. District 4B at the Old Jostens Building had 49 voters as of 3:05pm.

Election workers stood by idle for the most part on election day.

Election workers stood by idle for the most part on election day.

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Early Voting Begins

 

Montgomery County Election Commission Reminds Voters to Present Photo ID at the Polls

Montgomery CountyMontgomery County, TN – Early voting began on Wednesday, February 15th, giving registered voters the opportunity to cast ballots for the March 6th Presidential Preference Primary. This is the first statewide election in which voters are required to show photo identification prior to casting their ballots.

Montgomery County Administrator of Elections Vickie Koelman is encouraging voters to take advantage of early voting. «Read the rest of this article»

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New Year ushers in the new Tennessee Voter Photo ID Law

 

Tennessee Urban Resource CenterClarksville, TN – For as long as I can remember New Years Day has always been a time for reflection, resolutions and change. But as we usher in the 2012 New Year, quality of life changes are not the only things we all need to consider.

January 1st, 2012 also brought with it the installation of the new Tennessee Voter Photo ID Law. The new law requires all people to show a valid state or federal government-issued photo ID in order to vote at the polls.

Regardless of political party affiliation, without the proper photo ID, you won’t be able to vote for anyone during the election season this includes National, State or Local elections such as the President, school board, city council, congress or House of Representatives both federal and state levels, etc.

New Tennessee Voter Photo ID Law

New Tennessee Voter Photo ID Law

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Community forum on new Tennessee Voter Photo ID Law Monday night

 

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Clarksville, TN – On Monday, November 28th, 2011 the Tennessee Urban Resource Center will host an educational community forum on the new “Tennessee – Voter Photo ID Law”. The forum will be held at the Clarksville – Montgomery County Public Library, 350 Pageant Lane, Suite 501 – Clarksville, TN. The forum starts at 6:00pm.

The new law, which goes into effect at the start of the New Year, will require people to show a valid state or federal government-issued photo ID in order to vote at the polls. «Read the rest of this article»

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