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Phone: 615-898-7743
Fax: 615-217-7144
[email protected]

1 S. Public Square
Suite 103
Murfreesboro, TN 37130

Office Hours
Monday - Friday
8:00am to 4:30pm


Precinct Election Official Qualifications

  • Must be a resident of Rutherford County, Tennessee

  • Must be a registered voter in Rutherford County, Tennessee

  • Must not be an elected government official or a manager or treasurer for any candidate/political party

  • Must not be a candidate in the election

Precinct Election Official Positions

  • Precinct Elections Officer

  • Precinct Voter Registrar

  • Precinct Voting Machine Technician

  • Precinct Technical Assistant


Precinct Election Officials are required to attend training conducted by the Administrator of Elections' team prior to each election.


Precinct Election Officials are compensated for time spent in training and for work on election day. Please allow 1-2 weeks for receipt of stipend pay.

Election Day Checklist

  • Arrive by 6:00 a.m. Stay 'til Officer releases

  • Wear acceptable, comfortable shoes and clothing

  • No Campaign attire, buttons, or political jewelry

  • Arrange food and beverages for the entire day

  • Personal cell phone usage - outside polling place

  • No campaign bumper stickers inside 100' line

  • Discussion of politics is not permitted while working at the polls

  • Smoking is not permitted in polling place

To Apply or to Obtain More Information

To apply, submit a signed, completed application form. If you would like more information on becoming an Election Official, please contact the Rutherford County Election Commission at:

One Public Square, Room 103
Murfreesboro, TN 37130
Phone: (615) 898-7743