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How To Cast Your Vote

voting machine1.  The Pollworker inserts the blue VOTE CARD, and selects the Ballot Style for the Voter.

MicroVote2.  Push the button beside the candidate of your choice. An “X” will appear in the box next to the candidate’s name.  If you wish to change your choice press the button again, and it will cancel the selection.  You may then continue voting.

confirm3.  Press NEXT PAGE  to  Advance the ballot and PRIOR PAGE to go back to Review your ballot.  These are the bottom Left and Right buttons.

4.  If you wish to cast a Write-In Vote, press the Write-In button in the office you wish to vote.  The Write-In screen will appear.  Push the buttons next to the desired letters to spell the candidate’s name.  This name will appear on the center of the screen.  Use the SPACE or ERASE button to advance or re-type the candidate’s name.  Press the DONE button at the bottom right to Accept and return to the ballot.

5.  When your selections are final, move to the CONFIRM VOTE page at the end of the ballot and Press the CAST VOTE BUTTON.  It will beep and notify you onscreen that your vote has been successfully recorded.





The machine is ADA compliant.

Early voting

Early Voting for the November 3, 2020 Election

DeKalb County Courthouse
1 Public Square
Smithville, TN 37166

October 14-29, 2020


Mondays 1 p.m. to 5 p.m.
Tuesdays 9 a.m. to 1 p.m.
Wednesdays 9 a.m. to 1 p.m.
Thursdays 2 p.m. to 6 p.m. (except the last Thursday, Oct. 29 when the hours will be 1 p.m. to 6 p.m.)
Fridays 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. (except the last Friday, October 23 when the
hours will be 9 a.m. to 2 p.m.)
Saturdays 9 a.m. to Noon.

Polls Open on Election Day at 8 a.m.

The election commission encourages voters to put these times on their calendar for future reference.