Absentee Ballot - DEADLINE October 30th

The deadline for requesting an absentee ballot is October 30, 2018.

You must submit a written request containing the information below to your local county election commission office by the seventh day before Election Day (October 30, 2018).

More information about the Cheatham County Election Commission and Dickson County Election Commission 

You can use the absentee ballot request form to make sure all required information is provided.

You can submit your written request for an absentee ballot by mail, fax, or e-mail. The Absentee Ballot request may not be hand delivered to the Election Commission.

If e-mailing your request, be sure the attached document contains the information below and your scanned signature. A request that contains this information will be processed and a ballot will be mailed to the voter. Send an email to Cheatham Co. or send an email to Dickson Co.

  • Name of the registered voter
  • Address of the voter’s residence
  • Voter’s social security number
  • Voter’s date of birth
  • Address to mail the ballot outside the county (this applies only when the reason for voting by mail involves that the voter will be outside of the county during early voting and on election day)
  • The election in which the voter wishes to participate. If the election involves a primary, the political party in which the voter wishes to participate.
  • Reason the voter wishes to vote absentee. If applicable, a copy of the CDL containing the CDL number or the TWIC card must be included in the voter’s request.
  • Voter’s signature

Early Voting - BEGINS October 17th

Early voting begins October 17, 2018 and ends on November 1, 2018.  Take advantage of of early voting if possible.  This ensures that you get to vote if something happens on November 6 to prohibit you from going.  Also, it is convenient with very little (if any) waiting times.

Find your voting location in Cheatham county or Dickson county