Elections

Looking for information on local government and upcoming elections? You’re in the right place! Check out the links below to get ready to vote.

General Resources

Tennessee Voting Information

The Tennessee Secretary of State administers all elections in the state. Click the link above for more information. The Secretary of State’s office also offers an app for Apple and Android phones called GoVoteTN, where voters can find out information regarding their voting registration status, who their elected officials are, and more.

Ballotpedia

Ballotpedia is an online encyclopedia about American politics and elections whose editors are committed to neutrality in an effort to provide accurate and objective information. Search by your zip code to find information on candidates at the local, state, and federal level for the current election.

Local

Carter County Election Commission

The official site of the Carter County Election Commission provides voters in Carter County with the basic information they need to locate their local election office, polling locations, and a sample ballot for the upcoming election.

Johnson City Government

See a map of Johnson City’s government structure, read the agendas and minutes for City Commission meetings, or look at the city’s budget to find out what services are supported by the city and how they are funded.

Washington County Election Commission

This is the official websites of the Washington County Election Commission. Find election dates and voting locations, and a sample ballot for the upcoming election.

Washington County Government

Learn about the role and work of the different offices, and find out more about the current holders of office.

State

Tennessee Division of Elections

Find out your voting status and precinctregister to vote in the upcoming election, and read the latest news about upcoming elections.

Tennessee General Assembly

The Help & FAQs provide details on how to use the Bill Search to see whether a bill passed or how a representative voted. Also find out how to contact State Senators and House representatives. Read about the process of how a bill becomes a law.

Federal

Federal Election Commission

The Federal Election Commission provides campaign finance data. View graphical representations of campaign spending by state and by political party.

GovTrack.us

Track bills and resolutions at the federal and state levels, and check the voting records of federal and state Congress members.

OnTheIssues.org

Search by state or by issue to find the voting records of Congress members and a collection of their quotes on key issues. This website also provides historical information on former office holders.

OpenSecrets.org

OpenSecrets tracks campaign finances for presidential and congressional elections, funding behind congressional committees, and the personal finances of federal government officials. Learn about interest groups, lobbyists, and PACs and how they influence the federal government through finances.

Return to the Online Information Desk to find more online resources. If you need additional assistance finding information, contact the Johnson City Public Library Information Desk at (423) 434-4454.