La Vergne and Eagleville will have new mayor and there's a new state senator for Rutherford County. Those are the local headlines from this year's record turnout.
Tuesday is election day and if early voting is any indication, turnout is expected to be very heavy.
The results of this next election will have much impact on area residents. A new governor, U.S. senator, our US congressional seat is on the line, and more. If you want to vote, remember the deadline to register is October 9, 2018.
Voters who work in Nashville, are traveling or had to travel past precincts to vote at theirs are all happy with the new vote center format for elections. Rutherford County Election Administrator Alan Farley took listener comments on the new vote centers.
Local voters will head to the polls Tuesday in the Rutherford County Primary. Election Administrator Alan Farley reports 8,217 voters cast their ballots during the early voting period.
The deadline has come and gone for those wishing to run in the August 2nd elections. See whose running for local and state offices.
Interest in the November 8th presidential election is very high and the numbers show it. A 74-percent voter turnout is expected in Rutherford County.
Early voting continues here in Rutherford County, ahead of the August 4th state and federal primary along with city and county general election.
The deadline has come and gone for those planning to seek office for positions that will be on the August 4th ballot.
Voter turnout for the Presidential Preference Primary in Rutherford County was very high.
Rutherford County Road Superintendent Greg Brooks retains his position for four more years, defeating challenger Robert Alsup in the Republican Primary.
Republican Donald Trump and Democrat Hillary Clinton closed in on their party's presidential nominations by racking up big wins on Super Tuesday. Rutherford Countians followed suit, by choosing the two frontrunners over the rest of the field.
Super Tuesday Coverage from NewsRadio WGNS, complete, final election totals, with special reports from the Rutherford County Election Commission and nationally from CBS Radio News.
Rutherford County Election Administrator Alan Farley told News Radio WGNS the ballot may be confusing, but poll workers cannot answer questions about the ballot itself...
The Rutherford County Election Commission is preparing for the upcoming March 1st Presidential Preference Primary.
The 2016 election season in Rutherford County will see some changes in early voting locations, and Election Administrator Alan Farley hopes it will encourage a consistently higher voter turnout.
Would you like to serve on the Rutherford County Election Commission? The Rutherford County Delegation is accepting applications now through March 13, 2015.
It was a busy first election for newly appointed Rutherford County Election Administrator Alan Farley. The county saw 57,609 people cast ballots, which is nearly 28-percent voter turnout.
Many Rutherford Countians took advantage of the early voting period, which ended Saturday. There were 17,514 early votes cast here.
With early voting only halfway through, Rutherford County's Interim Election Administrator Rhonda McFerrin told WGNS News, "At this time, we've already surpassed the 2012 turnout." Early voting continues through August 2nd, and election day is Thursday, August 7th.
The Rutherford County Election Commission will meet tonight (Monday) at 5pm to discuss replacing fired Election Administrator Nicole Lester.
The fate of Rutherford County Election Administrator Nicole Lester remains unknown. That issue may be decided at the commission's next regular monthly meeting.
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