Early Voting for August Election Now Underway

Early voting for the Thursday, August 4, 2016 General Election began on Friday, July 15 and continue through Saturday, July 30 at the Fentress County Election Commission Office, located at 111 North Norris Street, Jamestown, TN 38556.

On Friday, July 15, the first day of early voting, 122 voters cast ballots.  On Saturday, there were 47 and on Monday, July 18, there were 114, for a first 3-day total of 283.

Early voting hours are: Monday through Friday, 9:00 a.m. until 4:00 p.m.,  and from 9:00 a.m. until 12:00 noon on Saturday.

Voters who vote in person during early voting or on Election Day must present a photo ID issued by the federal or Tennessee state government.  These IDs may be current or expired.

Examples are:

•Tennessee driver license with your photo.

•Tennessee Department of Safety photo ID.

•Tennessee gun carry permit with your photo.

•United States Military photo ID.

•United States Passport; or any other photo ID issued by the federal or Tennessee state government.  College IDs and photo IDs issued by cities, counties and other states will not be accepted. Full story in the Fentress Courier this week.