Sept. 30– With the Nov. 4 general and cities of Savannah and Crump election rapidly approaching, the Hardin County Election Commission, along with Secretary of State Tre Hargett, are reminding everyone that the deadline to register to vote in the upcoming election is 4 p.m. on Monday, Oct. 6.
Voter registration drives throughout September, which is National Voter Registration Month, have resulted in thousands of individuals throughout Tennessee responding to Hargett’s call to voters to participate by registering to vote.
In Tennessee, stars from across the celebrity spectrum, including athletes from the NFL, NBA, and NHL, well-known actors and actresses, and musicians from several genres, have joined in with countless other Tennesseans in posting their photo with the “I’m Registered to Vote. Are You?” sign.
County election commissions across the state heavily promoted voter registration throughout September via special events. For instance, in Anderson County, the election commission celebrated National Voter Registration Day with their “#23in23on23” campaign, in which they held 23 voter registration drives in 23 hours on September 23.
Davidson County has focused on registering high school voters and recently registered over 1,100 students who have just reached voting age. In Hardeman County, the election commission tied ribbons around trees and decorated the courthouse square to remind citizens about voter registration.
The Hardin County Election Commission was also an active participant in promoting National Voter Registration Month and reports registering 73 new voters last month.