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The Clay County Board of Elections, located in Celina, TN, is a government office that oversees local elections in Clay County. The Board of Elections holds general elections, caucuses, primaries, and special elections, including elections for Clay County, the city of Celina, Tennessee state, and federal offices. The Clay County Elections Department, also known as the Board of Registrars, manages poll locations, certifies election results, and promotes fair and legal elections.

CLAY COUNTY ELECTION COMMISSION

Election Administrator

Monica Davis

Deputy Administrator

Catherine Parker

CHAIRMAN

Larry Smith

SECRETARY

Buddy Thompson

MEMBER

Deborah Burnette

MEMBER

Ronald Bailey

MEMBER

Tim McLerran

NEXT ELECTION - MARCH 5, 2024

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VOTER QUESTIONS

WHEN ARE THE NEXT ELECTION DATES?

Check out our Election Calendar page for a listing of the upcoming elections and a downloadable calendar.

IS THERE ACCESSIBLE VOTING AVAILABLE?

All voting precinct locations and the early voting facility have accessible voting. Voters may also request to vote by absentee ballot.

WHAT FORMS OF ID DO I NEED TO VOTE?

All voters must present a federal or Tennessee state ID containing the voter’s name and photograph when voting at the polls, whether voting early or on Election Day unless an exemption below applies. See the TN Elections Voter ID Requirements page for more info.

WHERE CAN I FIND RESULTS OF PREVIOUS ELECTIONS?

You can find Historical Election Results on the TN Elections Results page, and also find Elections Statistics on the TN Elections Statistics page.

CANDIDATE QUESTIONS

WHAT ARE THE QUALIFICATIONS TO BECOME A CANDIDATE?

You can find Candidate Qualifying Information on the TN Elections Guides page, and also additional information on our Candidates page.

WHERE DO I FIND CANDIDATE FORMS?

You can find the appropriate candidate forms for Clay County on our Candidates page.

WHERE DO I FIND TENNESSEE CANDIDATE FAQS?

You can find information on Candidate FAQs on our Candidates page and on the TN Bureau of Ethics and Campaign Finance page.

ARE THERE FINANCIAL REPORTING REQUIREMENTS?

Yes, see the Campaign Finances Guide located in the downloadable forms section on our Candidates page.

GENERAL QUESTIONS

ARE TENNESSEE ELECTIONS SECURE?

Yes! Tennessee has been ranked #1 in the country in the area of Election Integrity. You can learn more on the TN Elections Election Integrity page.

WHAT ARE THE ELECTION COMMISSION OFFICE HOURS?

The Clay County Election Commission hours are: Mondays, Tuesdays, Thursdays and Fridays from 9 AM to 4 PM.

HOW LONG DO I HAVE TO LIVE IN CLAY COUNTY TO VOTE HERE?

A resident can register immediately but to determine whether a person is a resident of Tennessee and Clay County for purposes of voter registration, the administer of elections must consider certain factors. You can find them here: Guidelines for Determining Residency | Tennessee Secretary of State (tn.gov)

HOW CAN I BECOME A POLL WORKER?

If you are interested in becoming a poll worker, apply by filling out an application form. Poll workers are appointed locally based on need. For more information, check out the TN Elections FAQs page section on Poll Workers.