VOTING  INFORMATION

 

TO REGISTER YOU MUST....

 

The State of Tennessee has a new CERTIFICATE OF RESTORATION which is effective as of September 1, 2010. Click on the link below to print it off or come into our office and pick one up.

Certificate of Restoration

Table Summarizing Tennessee Law

 

YOU MAY REGISTER IN PERSON in our office:

Putnam County Election Commission
705 County Services Dr
Cookeville, TN 38501
8:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. Monday through Friday

**TO REGISTER IN OUR OFFICE AND RECEIVE YOUR VOTER CARD IMMEDIATELY, YOU MUST BRING TWO (2) DOCUMENTS SHOWING YOUR NAME AND CURRENT ADDRESS**

Click here for a printable REGISTRATION FORM


YOU MAY PICK UP BY-MAIL FORMS AT THE FOLLOWING LOCATIONS:

  1. Dept. of Public Safety
  2. Human Services Dept.
  3. Putnam County Health Dept.
  4. Public Libraries
  5. County Clerk
  6. Armed Forces Recruiting Office
  7. Local Post Offices
  8. Register of Deeds Office

**Anyone who registers by mail, must vote in person the first time he or she votes after registering.

If you are already registered in Putnam County and you move within Putnam County, you will need to change your address with us.  Click here for a printable ADDRESS CHANGE form.

REGISTRATION INFORMATION

For Groups doing Registration Drives, we have a booklet that will answer your questions about registering people correctly and in a timely manner.
Click here for a Guide for Voter Registration

YOU DO NOT REGISTER BY POLITICAL PARTY IN TENNESSEE. However, you must declare a party when you vote in a Party Primary.

YOU MUST REGISTER TO VOTE OR MAKE ANY CHANGES to your registration information at least 30 days prior to any Election.

ELECTION  DAY
***The polls will be open from 9:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m. in all precincts in Putnam County on Election Days.