Public Notices & Press Releases


Notice is hereby given that the Williamson County Election Commission will convene in an electronic meeting on Thursday, March 4, 2020 at 4:00 p.m. by telephone/electronically under Governor Bill Lee’s Executive Order 16 which has been superseded by Executive Order 34 due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Additional measures are being taken to comply with the Tennessee Open Meeting requirements to allow for public access. However, physical public access will be limited to protect public health, safety and welfare. Please email Chad Gray, Administrator of Elections, at for access to the meeting or for more information.


I. Old Business

(1) Approve the minutes from the November 19, 2020, & December 3, 2020, Election Commission Meetings

(2) Poll Official Policies and Procedures as presented by Commissioner Duda

II. New Business

(1) Accept the Call for the May 4, 2021, City of Brentwood Municipal Election

(2) Certify the qualified candidates for the upcoming May 4, 2021, City of Brentwood Municipal Election

(3) Set the early voting hours and locations for the upcoming May 4, 2021, City of Brentwood Municipal Election

(4) Approve the Election Commission Budget for 2021-2022 fiscal year

(5) Discuss the idea of holding an “Election Institute” Informational Seminar for the general public on various aspects



TUESDAY, MAY 4, 2021

Notice is hereby given that a City of Brentwood Municipal Election will be open and held in all the applicable voting locations in Williamson County, Tennessee, on Tuesday, May 4, 2021. The following offices are to be elected:

Three (3) City Commissioners

In order to qualify as candidate for the municipal offices above, qualifying petitions must be filed in the Election Commission office no later than Thursday, February 18, 2021, 12:00 Noon, prevailing time (T.C.A.§ 2-5-101(a)). Municipal candidates must also meet all requirements as required by the municipal charter.

Withdrawal Deadline

On or before February 25, 2021, 12:00 Noon, prevailing time, candidates may withdraw their names from the official ballot: request is to be in writing, signed by the candidate, and submitted to the Election Commission Office. (T.C.A. § 2-5-204 (b) (1))


The deadline to register to vote is Monday, April 5, 2021. Voter registration forms can be obtained at the Tennessee Department of Safety Driver Testing Centers, the Department of Human Services, the Williamson County Health Department, and libraries within Williamson County. Voter registration may also be completed online at

Voter registration forms postmarked no later than Monday, April 5, 2021, will be processed for this election. Persons already registered in Williamson County may have their permanent voter registration records altered upon receipt of a written notification, over the voters’ signature, on or before Thursday, April 29, 2021.


The Election Commission Office will be closed on

Monday, February 15, 2021, in observance of Presidents Day.


The Election Commission Office is located on the first floor of the Williamson County Administrative Complex, 1320 West Main Street, Suite 140, Franklin, Tennessee, 37064.

Office hours are as follows:

8:00 A.M to 4:30 P.M


For further information contact Chad Gray, Administrator of Elections, at telephone number (615) 790-5711 or


Robert D. Brown, Chairman

Dana M. Smyth, Secretary

Jonathan Duda, Member

Kim Henke, Member

Phyllis Streiff, Member

Attest: Chad Gray, Administrator of Elections