Early voting for March primary election begins Feb. 12 in Davidson County

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Early voting for the March 3 primary election begins Feb. 12 in Davidson County. (Dylan Skye Aycock/Community Impact Newspaper)

Early voting for the March 3 primary election begins Feb. 12 in Davidson County. (Dylan Skye Aycock/Community Impact Newspaper)

Early voting begins Feb. 12 in Davidson County for the March 3 primary election.

During the first week of early voting, residents can vote only at the Howard Office Building at 700 2nd Ave. S., Nashville. All 11 early voting locations will open Feb. 19.

Tennessee, along with 13 other states, will participate in the March 3 Super Tuesday primary to help determine candidates for president. Davidson County voters will also see two competitive local primaries for Metro Nashville trustee and the 20th District Criminal Court Division IV judge.

Patricia Head Moskal, chancellor of Davidson County’s Chancery Court, and Property Assessor Vivian Wilhoite are both unopposed in the primary.

Berry Hill residents will elect one city commissioner on the ballot. Incumbent Greg Mabey is running unopposed.


Important dates to know

Feb. 12: first day of early voting (Howard Office Building only)

Feb. 19: all early voting locations open

Feb. 25: last day to apply for absentee ballot

Feb. 25: last day of early voting

March 3: primary election day

What to expect on the ballot

The following candidates listed may vary based on voters' primary preferences.

U.S. primary

R: Donald J. Trump*

R: Joe Walsh

R: Bill Weld

D: Michael Bennet**

D: Joseph R. Biden

D: Michael R. Bloomberg

D: Cory Booker**

D: Pete Buttigieg

D: Julián Castro**

D: John K. Delaney

D: Tulsi Gabbard

D: Kamala Harris**

D: Amy Klobuchar

D: Deval Patrick

D: Bernie Sanders

D: Tom Steyer

D: Elizabeth Warren

D: Marianne Williamson**

D: Andrew Yang**

Local primary

Assessor of property

Vivian Wilhoite*

Chancery Court, Part I

Patricia Head Moskal*

Criminal Court, Division IV

Tillman Payne

Jennifer Smith*

Trustee

Erica Gilmore

Parker Toler*

Berry Hill City commissioner

Greg Mabey

*Denotes incumbent candidates or candidate appointed to unexpired term

**Denotes candidates that have dropped out of the presidential race but will still appear on the ballot.

Early voting

Unlike on Election Day, when voters must visit their designated precinct, residents can cast a ballot at any of the 11 early voting locations beginning Wednesday, Feb. 19.

During the early voting period, which ends Feb. 25, polls are open 8 a.m.-4:30 p.m. (Wed. and Sat.), 8 a.m.-5:30 p.m. (Mon. and Fri.) and 8 a.m.-7 p.m. (Tue. and Thurs.). Polls will be closed Feb. 17 for Presidents’ Day.

• Belle Meade City Hall – 4705 Harding Pike, Nashville

• Bellevue Library – 720 Baugh Road, Nashville

• Bordeaux Library – 4000 Clarksville Pike, Nashville

• Casa Azafrán Community Center – 2195 Nolensville Pike, Nashville

• Edmondson Pike Library – 5501 Edmondson Pike, Nashville

• Goodlettsville Community Center – 200 Memorial Drive, Goodlettsville

• Green Hills Library – 3701 Benham Ave., Nashville

• Hermitage Library – 3700 James Kay Lane, Hermitage

• Howard Office Building – 700 2nd Ave. S., Nashville

• Madison Library – 610 Gallatin Pike, Madison

• Southeast Library – 5260 Hickory Hollow Parkway, Antioch

What to bring

Tennessee voters are required to present one of six specific forms of photo identification before they may cast their ballots.

Voters must present one of the following forms of ID to vote:

• Tennessee driver’s license

• Tennessee personal ID card

• Tennessee License to carry a handgun

• U.S. citizenship certificate with photo

• U.S. military ID with photo

• U.S. passport

Voters who cannot obtain one of the six acceptable forms of photo ID due to a reasonable impediment may present a supporting form of identification and execute a Reasonable Impediment Declaration.

Supporting forms of ID that can be presented for voters with a reasonable impediment are:

• Valid voter registration certificate

• Original certified birth certificate

• Copy of or original current utility bill

• Copy of or original bank statement

• Copy of or original government check

• Copy of or original paycheck

• Copy of or original government document with voter’s name and an address (original required if it contains a photograph)

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By Wendy Sturges

A Houston native and graduate of St. Edward's University in Austin, Wendy Sturges has worked as a community journalist covering local government, health care, business and development since 2011. She has worked with Community Impact since 2015 as a reporter and editor and moved to Tennessee in 2019.


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