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Official Sample Ballot NOVEMBER 4, 2008

DAVIDSON COUNTY ELECTION COMMISSION

800 2nd Avenue South
Nashville, TN 37210

State General (Presidential) Election/City of Belle Meade Election, City of Forest Hills Election, City of Goodlettsville Election - State of Tennessee, Davidson County

Albert U. Tieche, Administrator of Elections
General Information--(615) 862-8800

AVOID LONG LINES AT THE POLLS--VOTE EARLY!

Locations

  • BELLE MEADE CITY HALL, 4705 HARDING ROAD
  • BELLEVUE COMMUNITY CENTER, 650 COLICE JEANNE ROAD
  • BORDEAUX LIBRARY, 4000 CLARKSVILLE PIKE
  • DAVIDSON COUNTY ELECTION COMMISSION, 800 2ND AVENUE SOUTH
  • EDMONDSON PIKE LIBRARY, 5501 EDMONDSON PIKE
  • FRIENDSHIP BAPTIST CHURCH, 1109 32ND AVENUE NORTH
  • GOODLETTSVILLE CITY HALL, 105 SOUTH MAIN STREET
  • GREEN HILLS LIBRARY, 3701 BENHAM AVENUE
  • HERMITAGE LIBRARY, 3700 JAMES KAY LANE
  • LIVING WORD COMMUNITY CHURCH, 5380 HICKORY HOLLOW PARKWAY
  • MADISON LIBRARY, 610 GALLATIN PIKE SOUTH
  • WOODBINE CUMBERLAND PRESBYTERIAN CHURCH, 3016 NOLENSVILLE PIKE
  • WOODSON CHAPEL CHURCH OF CHRIST, 5800 EDMONDSON PIKE

EARLY VOTING SCHEDULE

  • OCTOBER 15, 2008 THROUGH OCTOBER 30, 2008
  • WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 15, 2008 8:00 A.M. TO 8:00 P.M.
  • THURSDAY, OCTOBER 16, 2008 8:00 A.M. TO 6:00 P.M.
  • FRIDAY, OCTOBER 17, 2008 8:00 A.M. TO 6:00 P.M.
  • SATURDAY, OCTOBER 18, 2008 8:00 A.M. TO 12:00 P.M.
  • MONDAY, OCTOBER 20, 2008 8:00 A.M. TO 6:00 P.M.
  • TUESDAY, OCTOBER 21, 2008 8:00 A.M. TO 6:00 P.M.
  • WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 22, 2008 8:00 A.M. TO 6:00 P.M.
  • THURSDAY, OCTOBER 23, 2008 8:00 A.M. TO 8:00 P.M.
  • FRIDAY, OCTOBER 24, 2008 8:00 A.M. TO 6:00 P.M.
  • SATURDAY, OCTOBER 25, 2008 8:00 A.M. TO 4:00 P.M.
  • MONDAY, OCTOBER 27, 2008 8:00 A.M. TO 6:00 P.M.
  • TUESDAY, OCTOBER 28, 2008 8:00 A.M. TO 8:00 P.M.
  • WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 29, 2008 8:00 A.M. TO 6:00 P.M.
  • THURSDAY, OCTOBER 30, 2008 8:00 A.M. TO 6:00 P.M.

TO FIND YOUR VOTING LOCATION FOR ELECTION DAY, NOVEMBER 4, 2008, PLEASE VISIT OUR WEBSITE and CLICK “WHERE I VOTE” link.

PRESIDENT AND VICE PRESIDENT OF THE UNITED STATES VOTE FOR ONE (1)

  • ELECTORS FOR BARACK OBAMA PRESIDENT
    JOE BIDEN FOR VICE-PRESIDENT
    DEMOCRATIC PARTY NOMINEE
  • ELECTORS FOR JOHN McCAIN PRESIDENT
    SARAH PALIN FOR VICE-PRESIDENT
    REPUBLICAN PARTY NOMINEE
  • ELECTORS FOR CHUCK BALDWIN PRESIDENT
    DARRELL CASTLE FOR VICE-PRESIDENT
    INDEPENDENT CANDIDATE
  • ELECTORS FOR BOB BARR PRESIDENT
    WAYNE ROOT FOR VICE-PRESIDENT
    INDEPENDENT CANDIDATE
  • ELECTORS FOR CHARLES JAY PRESIDENT
    THOMAS L. KNAPP FOR VICE-PRESIDENT
    INDEPENDENT CANDIDATE
  • ELECTORS FOR CYNTHIA McKINNEY PRESIDENT
    ROSA CLEMENTE FOR VICE-PRESIDENT
    INDEPENDENT CANDIDATE
  • ELECTORS FOR BRIAN MOORE PRESIDENT
    STEWART ALEXANDER FOR VICE-PRESIDENT
    INDEPENDENT CANDIDATE
  • ELECTORS FOR RALPH NADER PRESIDENT
    MATT GONZALEZ FOR VICE-PRESIDENT
    INDEPENDENT CANDIDATE
  • Write-In

UNITED STATES SENATE VOTE FOR ONE (1)

  • ROBERT D. TUKE
    DEMOCRATIC PARTY NOMINEE
  • LAMAR ALEXANDER
    REPUBLICAN PARTY NOMINEE
  • EDWARD L. BUCK
    INDEPENDENT CANDIDATE
  • CHRISTOPHER G. FENNER
    INDEPENDENT CANDIDATE
  • DAVID GATCHELL
    INDEPENDENT CANDIDATE
  • ED LAWHORN
    INDEPENDENT CANDIDATE
  • DANIEL TOWERS LEWIS
    INDEPENDENT CANDIDATE
  • CHRIS LUGO
    INDEPENDENT CANDIDATE
  • Write-In

UNITED STATES HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES 5TH CONGRESSIONAL DISTRICT VOTE FOR ONE (1)

  • JIM COOPER
    DEMOCRATIC PARTY NOMINEE
  • GERARD DONOVAN
    REPUBLICAN PARTY NOMINEE
  • JON JACKSON
    INDEPENDENT CANDIDATE
  • JOHN P. MIGLIETTA
    INDEPENDENT CANDIDATE
  • Write-In

UNITED STATES HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES 7TH CONGRESSIONAL DISTRICT VOTE FOR ONE (1)

  • RANDY G. MORRIS
    DEMOCRATIC PARTY NOMINEE
  • MARSHA BLACKBURN
    REPUBLICAN PARTY NOMINEE
  • Write-In

Notice

ONLY THOSE CANDIDATES REPRESENTING YOUR PRECINCT WILL APPEAR ON THE BALLOT YOU CAST.

TENNESSEE SENATE DISTRICT 20 VOTE FOR ONE (1)

  • JOE M. HAYNES
    DEMOCRATIC PARTY NOMINEE
  • DAVID HALL
    REPUBLICAN PARTY NOMINEE
  • Write-In

TENNESSEE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES DISTRICT 50 VOTE FOR ONE (1)

  • GARY W. MOORE
    DEMOCRATIC PARTY NOMINEE
  • Write-In

TENNESSEE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES DISTRICT 51 VOTE FOR ONE (1)

  • MICHAEL L. TURNER
    DEMOCRATIC PARTY NOMINEE
  • Write-In

TENNESSEE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES DISTRICT 52 VOTE FOR ONE (1)

  • MIKE STEWART
    DEMOCRATIC PARTY NOMINEE
  • DAN SCOTT
    INDEPENDENT CANDIDATE
  • Write-In

TENNESSEE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES DISTRICT 53 VOTE FOR ONE (1)

  • JANIS BAIRD SONTANY
    DEMOCRATIC PARTY NOMINEE
  • Write-In

TENNESSEE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES DISTRICT 54 VOTE FOR ONE (1)

  • BRENDA GILMORE
    DEMOCRATIC PARTY NOMINEE
  • Write-In

TENNESSEE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES DISTRICT 55 VOTE FOR ONE (1)

  • GARY ODOM
    DEMOCRATIC PARTY NOMINEE
  • TIMOTHY LEE
    REPUBLICAN PARTY NOMINEE
  • Write-In

TENNESSEE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES DISTRICT 56 VOTE FOR ONE (1)

  • BETH HARWELL
    REPUBLICAN PARTY NOMINEE
  • Write-In

TENNESSEE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES DISTRICT 58 VOTE FOR ONE (1)

  • MARY PRUITT
    DEMOCRATIC PARTY NOMINEE
  • LISA LEEDS
    INDEPENDENT CANDIDATE
  • Write-In

TENNESSEE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES DISTRICT 59 VOTE FOR ONE (1)

  • SHERRY JONES
    DEMOCRATIC PARTY NOMINEE
  • Write-In

TENNESSEE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES DISTRICT 60 VOTE FOR ONE (1)

  • BEN WEST, JR.
    DEMOCRATIC PARTY NOMINEE
  • RON HICKMAN
    REPUBLICAN PARTY NOMINEE
  • Write-In

Notice

ONLY THOSE CANDIDATES REPRESENTING YOUR PRECINCT WILL APPEAR ON THE BALLOT YOU CAST.

AMENDMENTS TO THE METROPOLITAN CHARTER

AMENDMENT #1

This amendment would require the Director of Finance to distribute to all Metropolitan Government departments and agencies the forms necessary for the preparation of the succeeding fiscal year’s operating budget not later than March 1st prior to the end of the fiscal year, rather than five months prior to the end of the fiscal year, and would require the Mayor to submit the operating budget for the Metropolitan Government to the Metropolitan Council not later than May 1st, rather than March 25th.

  • FOR
  • AGAINST

AMENDMENT #2

This amendment would provide that no person elected and qualified to the office of mayor, vice-mayor, district councilman, or councilman-at-large would be eligible for the succeeding term if such person has served more than one-half of a four (4) year term and a consecutive complete four (4) year term, and would clarify that the offices of district councilman and councilman-at-large are two separate offices for purposes of the term limitations.

  • FOR
  • AGAINST

BELLE MEADE ORDINANCE 2008-2

Shall Ordinance No. 2008-2 increasing the number of members of the board of commissioners of the City of Belle Meade from three (3) to five (5) be approved? Tennessee Code Annotated 6-20-101 provides that the voters shall be entitled to vote on three (3) commissioners and at the same election vote on the approval of an ordinance authorizing the increase in the number of commissioners from
three (3) to a total of five (5).

  • FOR
  • AGAINST

Vote for three (3). If the referendum approving the increase in the number of commissioners from three (3) to five (5) is approved, then the three (3) commissioners receiving the highest number of votes shall be elected. If the referendum approving the increase in the number of commissioners from three (3) to five (5) is not approved, then the person
receiving the highest number of votes shall be elected as the third of three commissioners.

BELLE MEADE CITY COMMISSIONER VOTE FOR THREE (3)

  • CATHY ALTENBERN
  • GEORGE W. CROOK
  • NATE J. GREENE
  • JAMES V. HUNT, SR.
  • Write-In
  • Write-In
  • Write-In

Touch Screen Voting Easy As One, Two, Three

1. Make your selections

  • Touch the candidate on the screen to make your selection.
  • Use the Next and Back buttons to view the ballot pages.
  • To vote for a candidate whose name is not printed on the ballot, touch “Write-In” and touch keyboard will appear. Type the candidate’s name and touch “Accept.”

2. Review your selections

Touch the contest or the candidate on screen to make changes.

3. Press the flashing Red VOTE button

  • Press the “VOTE” button at the top of the voting machine. When it begins to flash OR press the “Cast your ballot now” when it appears on the screen.
  • “Thank you for “Voting” means your vote has been cast.

IMPORTANT INFORMATION FOR ALL VOTERS

  • Polls OPEN 7:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m. on Election Day at all Voting Precincts
  • You must vote at the Precinct where you are registered on Election Day OR
  • You can vote during Early Voting at the locations listed on front page
  • Please bring your voter registration card or a signature ID to the polls or you will be required to sign an Affidavit of identity
  • Follow posted instructions when making your ballot selections
  • Call (615) 862-8800 for general information
  • Call (615) 862-8815 for information regarding Absentee Voting

VISIT OUR WEBSITE for Election Information and Voter Look Up links

Thank You for Voting.