|Published: 8:41 AM, 09/20/2012
Source: The Newport Plain Talk
The Cocke County Election Commission reminds voters that
they may be entitled to vote by absentee ballot in the November General and
Newport City Elections Election scheduled for Nov. 6, 2012.
In order to be eligible to vote by absentee ballot a
voter must have a legal reason, according to Administrator of Elections Joyce
Valid legal reasons to vote by mail in Tennessee
are: persons outside of the county (including military and overseas
voters); students and spouses outside of county; persons on permanent absentee
voting register; residents of certain institutions; jurors; persons over 60
years of age; persons hospitalized, ill, or with a disability; candidates for
office; election officials, observance of a religious holiday; or persons
possessing a valid commercial driver license.
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