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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

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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

Election Official Positions

  • Elections Officer

  • Voter Registrar

  • Voting Machine Operator


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

Compensation - Minimum Pay $150.00

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