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New Website!

Welcome to our new website!  We hope that you will find it easier to navigate.  All of the information can be accessed from the six tabs across the top.  The major sections are:

·         Voters – go to this tab for information about how to register, voting absentee, obtaining a replacement voter registration card, restoration of voting rights and Voter ID requirements.

·         Poll Workers – If you want to become a pollworker, go to this tab.

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New Website!

Welcome to our new website!  We hope that you will find it easier to navigate.  All of the information can be accessed from the six tabs across the top.  The major sections are:

·         Voters – go to this tab for information about how to register, voting absentee, obtaining a replacement voter registration card, restoration of voting rights and Voter ID requirements.

·         Poll Workers – If you want to become a pollworker, go to this tab.

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Ever consider running for office?

Ever consider running for office? The Shelby County Election Commission (SCEC) is offering a class for people who are, so they can learn exactly what they must do to get their names on the ballot.
SCEC will hold the second of two classes on the subject on Saturday, January 20 at 10 a.m at the Operations Center at 980 Nixon Drive. The class will last about an hour, and is completely non-partisan.

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Fourth Quarter 2017

It’s the end of 2017, here at the Election Commission, and we are already getting ready for the May 2018 County Primary Election. On November 17th, people began picking up petitions to run in that election.

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Third Quarter 2017

September, the last month of the third quarter, is National Voter Registration Month. When we first began publishing the newsletter, the idea was that it would be distributed at the end of each quarter, as an update of what’s going on at the Election Commission with an eye toward upcoming events.

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Second Quarter 2017

It’s hard to believe it’s been a year since I moved from Indiana to work for the Shelby County Election Commission as Administrator of Elections. And what a year it has been! In the time since I arrived, we’ve had a Primary and General Election as well as three special elections.
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First Quarter 2017

I’m Linda Phillips, the new Administrator of your Shelby County Election Commission. My husband and I moved to Memphis from Lafayette, Indiana during the summer, and we have really enjoyed meeting people and getting to know the community. Everyone has been so friendly and welcoming, both at the office and in your beautiful city.

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