NOTICE OF ABSENTEE AND EARLY VOTING
for the August 6, 2020, Federal and State Republican and Democratic party Primary, Rhea County General, and Spring City Municipal Elections

Notice is hereby given that the early voting period for the August 6, 2020, Federal and State Republican and Democratic party Primary, Rhea County General, and Spring City Municipal Elections will be Friday, July 17 to Saturday, August 1, 2020 (T.C.A. 2-6-102 (a) (1)). Any registered voter of Rhea County may vote in person during this time at the Rhea County Election Commission office, 125 Court Street, Suite 1, Dayton, TN, between the hours of 8:30 a.m. and 4 p.m. Monday through Friday and 8:30 a.m. and 12:00 Noon on Saturdays.

In addition, early voting will be conducted at the Spring City Municipal Building, 229 Front Street, Spring City, TN, between the hours of 8:30 a.m. and 4 p.m. Monday through Friday, July 20 to 24, 2020, AND between the hours of 9:00 a.m. and 12:00 Noon on Saturday, July 25.

The last day to register to vote in the August 6, 2020, election is Tuesday, July 7, 2020. (T.C.A. 2-2-109)

PROCEDURES FOR VOTING ABSENTEE BY MAIL (T.C.A. 2-6-201)

A person who wishes to vote absentee by mail for the August 6, 2020 Federal and State Republican and Democratic party Primary, Rhea County General, and Spring City Municipal Elections and meets the qualifications may obtain an application in person at the Rhea County Election Commission Office, by fax (423-775-7880), by e-mail with scanned signature, or U.S. Mail. To inquire about the qualifications, contact the Rhea County Election Commission at 423-775-7816 or e-mail rhea.commission@tn.gov. You also may visit the website of the Tennessee Secretary of State.

• You also may request an application for an absentee ballot by visiting the Rhea County Election Commission website or the Tennessee Secretary of State’s website.
• The absentee application must be completed in full and returned no later than July 30, 2020, to the Rhea County Election Commission Office to be properly processed.
• The voter’s absentee ballot must be received by mail no later than 8 P.M. on August 6, 2020, at the Rhea County Election Commission Office to be eligible to be counted.

The first day for the Election Commission office to receive a request for absentee ballot for the August 6, 2020, Federal and State Republican and Democratic party Primary, Rhea County General, and Spring City Municipal Elections was May 8, 2020, and the last day to receive a request is Thursday, July 30, 2020.

The voter’s request can serve as the application for ballot if it contains the following information:

Voter’s name, residential address, Social Security number, date of birth, address where the ballot should be mailed, the election the voter wishes to vote in (including party preference if a primary election), the reason for voting by absentee ballot, and the voter’s signature.

If the request does not contain all the information listed above, the election commission shall send the voter an application for an absentee ballot to obtain the required information.

Rhea County Election Commission
125 Court St., Suite 1 Linda Pendergrass, Chairman
Dayton, TN 37321 Kathleen Garrison, Secretary
Phone (423) 775-7816 Skip Griffin
Fax (423) 775-7880 Hurley Marsh
Email tomdavis@rheavote.com Frank Snyder
Website www.rheavote.com

Tom Davis, Administrator of Elections Felicia Goodman, Deputy Administrator

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