Crossville Chronicle, Crossville, TN

October 5, 2012

Saturday last day to register to vote by mail


CROSSVILLE — Tomorrow is the last day for Tennesseans to register to vote by mail if they wish to participate in the Nov. 6 election.

Mail-in applications to register must be postmarked by Monday, October 8, in order to be valid for the November election. However, the United States Post Office will be closed on Monday for the federal Columbus Day holiday. Therefore, applications need to be postmarked by tomorrow.

People may still register in person at the local election commission offices in 93 of Tennessee’s 95 counties through the close of business Monday. The Cumberland County Election Commission is at 2 S. Main St., Suite 105, in the Milo Lemert Building. Office hours are 8 a.m. to 4 p.m.

For questions about registering to vote, contact the Cumberland County Election Commission at 484-4919, call the state Division of Elections’ toll-free hotline at 1-877-850-4959 or visit