Our Mission Statement: It is the mission of the Wilson County Election Commission to ensure the integrity of every vote cast in Wilson County by administering election law and procedures equally and fairly to all, by providing the most efficient, accurate and secure election process possible, and, in all our endeavors, exceeding the expectations of the voters, taxpayers and citizens of Wilson County in accountability and competence.

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Current Election News

Circuit Court Judge Candidates Qualifying Deadline Is January 11

Circuit Court Judge Candidates Qualifying Deadline Is January 11

Lebanon, TN – The qualifying deadline for candidates seeking to complete 15th Judicial Circuit Judge John Wootten’s unexpired term will be January 11, 2020 at noon. Judge Wootten announced his retirement this week effective January 1, 2020. His successor for the unexpired term, while temporarily filled by appointment, will be elected by the voters of the 15th Judicial District.. The 15th Judicial District includes Wilson, Macon, Smith, Jackson and Trousdale counties. All candidates whether running as a Republican or an Independent have the same deadlines. Those seeking to qualify forRead More

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Candidate Petitions Available October 14th

Candidate Petitions Available October 14th

Lebanon, TN – Candidates for General Session Judge Division III, Wilson County Property Assessor, District 17 County Commissioner and 15th Judicial District Public Defender may begin picking up their petitions to run for offices on Monday, October 14th. The qualifying deadline will be Thursday, December 12th, 2019 at NOON. Candidates are required to have a minimum of 25 voters that are eligible to vote for them sign their petition. The Wilson County Election Commission posts all petitions picked up and filed on their website, www.WilsonElections.com . “Having the most currentRead More

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Vote Integrity and Election Security Are Election Commission Priorities

Vote Integrity and Election Security Are Election Commission Priorities

Lebanon, TN – Politicians, intelligence experts, media pundits and election administrators agree that criminals, political partisans and hostile nation-states are preparing attacks on our election systems for 2020. The goal of these bad actors is not to change your vote but to sow doubt and a cynical lack of confidence in our electoral system. Protecting the integrity of every vote cast in Wilson County is the priority of the Election Commission and the 300 plus Wilson County poll officials. Pre-election testing, auditing and inspection, voter verifiable paper ballots, a strongRead More

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Wilson County Schools Promote National Voter Registration Day

Wilson County Schools Promote National Voter Registration Day

Lebanon, TN  – On September 24, 2019, Wilson County High Schools will be joining with thousands of other schools and groups across the country to celebrate National Voter Registration Day. The schools in partnership with the Wilson County Election Commission are promoting voter registration to students that will be eligible to vote in the 2020 elections. National Voter Registration Day has been endorsed by the National Association of Secretaries of State (NASS), the National Association of State Election Directors (NASED), the Election Assistance Commission (EAC) and the National Association ofRead More

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