Safe at Home Address Confidentiality Program Protects Victims of Domestic Violence
Fri, Sep 30 2022
During Domestic Violence Awareness Month, Secretary of State Tre Hargett reminds Tennesseans about Safe at Home, the free statewide address confidentiality program for anyone who has experienced domestic violence, stalking, human trafficking or any sexual offense.
Trusted Election Information
Thu, Sep 29 2022
As Tennesseans prepare to cast their ballot in the Nov. 8 State and Federal General Election, Secretary of State Tre Hargett wants you to know that your state and county election officials are the sources you can trust for accurate election information.
Tennessee State Library & Archives is Hosting a Second Saturday Open House During Nashville Oktoberfest
Wed, Sep 28 2022
On Saturday, Oct. 8, during Nashville Oktoberfest, the Tennessee State Library & Archives is hosting a Second Saturday Open House from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m., with guided tours offered at 11 a.m. and 1 p.m.
What Tennesseans Need to Know About the Proposed Constitutional Amendments on the Nov. 8 Ballot
Mon, Sep 26 2022
Secretary of State Tre Hargett wants voters to know about the four proposed Constitutional amendments on the Nov. 8 State and Federal General Election ballot and the process for amendments to pass in Tennessee.
Secretary of State Hargett Warns of New Scam Targeting Tennesseans
Wed, Sep 21 2022
Secretary of State Tre Hargett is warning Tennesseans about an official-looking mailer from TN UCC Statement Service that incorrectly implies that businesses or individuals need a copy of the UCC-1 financing statement filed against them.
National Voter Registration Day
Mon, Sep 19 2022
To celebrate the tenth anniversary of National Voter Registration Day on Tuesday, Sept. 20, 2022, Secretary of State Tre Hargett is encouraging Tennesseans to register to vote or make sure their address on file is up to date.
Second Saturday
Wed, Sep 7 2022
The Tennessee State Library & Archives is offering a behind-the-scenes look at their new facility on the northeast corner of the Bicentennial Capitol Mall State Park in Nashville this Saturday, Sept. 10.
Tennessee Secretary of State and General Assembly’s Efforts to Make it Easy to Vote and Hard to Cheat Recognized with #1 Election Integrity Ranking
Tue, Sep 6 2022
Thanks to the laws passed by the Tennessee General Assembly and administered by the Secretary of State and 95 county election commissions, Tennessee has the most secure elections in the country, according to The Heritage Foundation’s election integrity scorecard.
Martin Public Library
Fri, Sep 2 2022
Senator John Stevens, Representative Tandy Darby and Secretary of State Tre Hargett supported the Martin Public Library with a $10,242 Training Opportunities for the Public, TOP, Grant to buy Wi-Fi hotspots and solar charging tables for their patrons.
National Voter Registration Month
Thu, Sep 1 2022
During National Voter Registration Month, Secretary of State Tre Hargett’s office is leading voter registration efforts in Tennessee with its 2022 Tennessee College Voter Registration Competition, Ann Dallas Dudley Award and Your Vote Matters program.
 Tennessee Secretary of State Announces the Return of Anne Dallas Dudley High School Voter Registration Award
Wed, Aug 31 2022
The Secretary of State’s Anne Dallas Dudley Award for Tennessee high schools which meet student voter registration thresholds, is back for its second year.
Lawrence County Public Library Receives Technology Grant
Tue, Aug 30 2022
Senator Joey Hensley, Representative Clay Doggett and Secretary of State Tre Hargett supported the Lawrence County Public Library with a $5,563 Training Opportunities for the Public, TOP, Grant to purchase solar charging tables for their patrons and celebrated the opening of The
Second Saturday
Tue, Aug 30 2022
The Tennessee State Library & Archives is inviting guests to get a behind-the-scenes look during their Second Saturday event on Saturday, Sept. 10.
Shelbyville-Bedford County Public Library Receives Technology Grant
Mon, Aug 29 2022
Speaker Pro Tempore Pat Marsh, Senator Shane Reeves and Secretary of State Tre Hargett supported the Shelbyville-Bedford County Public Library with a $10,000 Training Opportunities for the Public, TOP, Grant to hire an instructor to provide one-on-one computer help for their
Secretary of State Releases New Video About Safe at Home Address Confidentiality Program
Thu, Aug 25 2022
The Secretary of State's Safe at Home address confidentiality program released a new animated video narrated by NewsChannel 5 Anchor Vicki Yates.
 Secretary of State Launches 2022 College Voter Registration Competition
Tue, Aug 23 2022
Colleges and universities across Tennessee are invited to participate in the Secretary of State’s 2022 College Voter Registration Competition during National Voter Registration Month in September.
Tennessee Students Recognized at National History Day
Mon, Aug 22 2022
At the 2022 National History Day competition, 21 Tennessee students’ group or individual projects earned recognition including three medals, one special award, four category finalists, two outstanding projects from Tennessee and six honorable mentions.
Secretary of State Announces Civics Essay Contest
Fri, Aug 19 2022
The Secretary of State announces the theme for this year’s Civics Essay Contest for Tennessee students from PreK to 12th grade is “Why Your Vote Matters.”
Proposed Constitutional Amendments
Thu, Aug 18 2022
Tennessee voters can cast a ballot for or against four proposed amendments to the Tennessee constitution on the Nov. 8 State and Federal General Election ballot.
 Celebrate Help America Vote Day, Become A Poll Worker
Tue, Aug 16 2022
Secretary of State Tre Hargett encourages Tennesseans to celebrate Help America Vote Day on Aug. 16, 2022, by signing up to be poll workers for the November election.
 Tennessee New Business Filings 2nd Highest Ever for Quarter
Mon, Aug 15 2022
According to the new Quarterly Business and Economic Indicators report issued by the Secretary of State’s office, Tennessee experienced the second largest number of new entity filings for a second quarter in the 24-year history of data being collected.
Students Can Cast a Ballot in the Tennessee Student Mock Election
Thu, Aug 11 2022
Students across Tennessee can make their voice heard in the gubernatorial race between Republican Incumbent Bill Lee and Democrat Nominee Jason Brantley Martin in the Secretary of State's 2022 Tennessee Student Mock Election.
Second Saturday
Wed, Aug 10 2022
The Tennessee State Library & Archives is offering guided tours of their new facility at 1001 Rep. John Lewis Way N. the northeast corner of the Bicentennial Capitol Mall State Park in Nashville this Saturday, Aug. 13.
Scam Alert
Thu, Aug 4 2022
Secretary of State Tre Hargett is warning Tennessee business owners to be aware of a scam that has resurfaced and is once again targeting businesses with a deceptive mailer from a company that goes by TN Certificate of Existence Filing Company.
Contact the Tennessee Division of Elections with the Official Election Day Hotline or Text to Report Voter Fraud System
Thu, Aug 4 2022
On Election Day, Tennessee voters have two convenient and secure ways to contact the Secretary of State’s Division of Elections the toll-free Official Election Day Hotline and the new Text to Report Voter Fraud system.
Everything Voters Need to Know for the Aug. 4 Election
Wed, Aug 3 2022
Before heading to the polls on Thursday for the Aug. 4 State and Federal Primary & State and County General Election, the Secretary of State's office wants voters to have the information they need to ensure that it's easy to vote and hard to cheat in Tennessee.
Early Voting Ends Saturday
Fri, Jul 29 2022
Saturday, July 30, is the last day for Tennesseans to cast their ballot early in the Aug. 4 State and Federal Primary & State and County General Election. Election Day is Thursday, Aug 4.
Mosheim Library TOP Grant Presentation
Wed, Jul 27 2022
Senator Steve Southerland, Representative David Hawk and Secretary of State Tre Hargett presented the Mosheim Public Library with a $6,230 Training Opportunities for the Public, TOP, Grant to purchase circulating hotspots and solar charging tables and to provide free digital
Parrottsville Public Library TOP Grant Presentation
Wed, Jul 27 2022
Senator Steve Southerland, Representative Jeremy Faison and Secretary of State Tre Hargett presented the Parrottsville Community and Stokely Memorial libraries with Training Opportunities for the Public, TOP, Grants.
Blount County Public Library TOP Grant Presentation
Wed, Jul 27 2022
Senator Art Swann, Representative Jerome Moon, Representative Bob Ramsey and Secretary of State Tre Hargett presented the Blount County Public Library with a $20,000 Training Opportunities for the Public, TOP, Grant to provide digital literacy training classes for the community.
James Ritter Named New Tennessee State Librarian and Archivist
Mon, Jul 25 2022
Secretary of State Tre Hargett announces James Ritter has been selected as the next Tennessee State Librarian and Archivist. Ritter, who served as the State Librarian of Maine for the last eight years, started his new position on July 25, 2022.
Absentee by-mail ballot request deadline
Thu, Jul 21 2022
The deadline for Tennessee voters to request a ballot to vote absentee by-mail for the Aug. 4 State and Federal Primary & State and County General Election is Thursday, July 28.
Early Voting for the Aug. 4 Election Starts Friday
Fri, Jul 15 2022
Starting today, voters can cast their ballot early for the Aug. 4 State and Federal Primary & State and County General Election. Early voting runs Monday to Saturday through Saturday, July 30, 2022, and offers the convenience and flexibility of evening hours and multiple polling
Early Voting for the Aug. 4 Election Starts Friday
Thu, Jul 14 2022
Early voting for the Aug. 4 State and Federal Primary & State and County General Election starts tomorrow, Friday, July 15, 2022. Early voting runs Monday to Saturday until Saturday, July 30, 2022.
White County Public Library Receives Technology Grant
Tue, Jul 12 2022
Senator Paul Bailey, Representative Paul Sherrell and Secretary of State Tre Hargett presented the White County Public Library with a $9,301 Training Opportunities for the Public, TOP, Grant to provide digital literacy training, hotpots, solar charging stations and improved
Tellico Village Public Library Receives Technology Grant
Tue, Jul 12 2022
Lt. Governor Randy McNally, Representative Lowell Russell and Secretary of State Tre Hargett presented the Tellico Village Public Library with a $17,414 Training Opportunities for the Public, TOP, Grant to increase internet access for their patrons.
Early Voting for the Aug. 4 Election Starts Friday
Mon, Jul 11 2022
Tennessee’s generous early voting period for the Aug. 4 State and Federal Primary & State and County General Election begins this Friday, July 15, 2022, and runs Monday to Saturday until Saturday, July 30, 2022.
Second Saturday Tours at the Tennessee State Library & Archives Start This Week
Wed, Jul 6 2022
Guided Second Saturday Tours of the state-of-the-art Tennessee State Library & Archives facility at 1001 Rep. John Lewis Way N. on the northeast corner of Bicentennial Capitol Mall State Park in Nashville are back beginning this Saturday, July 9.
July 5 is the Registration Deadline to Vote in the Aug. 4 Election
Tue, Jul 5 2022
Tennesseans must register to vote by 11:59 p.m., today, July 5, to be able to cast a ballot in the Aug. 4 State and Federal Primary & State and County General Election.
Honor a Service Member with Your Vote in the Aug. 4 Election
Wed, Jun 29 2022
The Honor Vote Program from the Secretary of State’s office allows Tennesseans to dedicate their vote in an upcoming election to a veteran or active-duty member of the U.S. military.
Second Saturday Tours Are Back Tennessee State Library & Archives
Wed, Jun 29 2022
The Tennessee State Library & Archives is excited to offer their popular guided Second Saturday Tours of the new state-of-the-art building again this year, beginning Saturday, July 9.
July 5 is the Registration Deadline to Vote in the Aug. 4 Election
Tue, Jun 28 2022
Tennesseans who want to cast a ballot in the Aug. 4 State and Federal Primary & State and County General Election must register or update their voter registration before the voter registration deadline on Tuesday, July 5.
National History Day Logo 2022
Tue, Jun 7 2022
Beginning Sunday, June 12, 61 students who placed first or second in their categories at this year’s Tennessee History Day competition will represent Tennessee in the National History Day competition.
Celebrate Tennessee’s 226th Birthday this Saturday at the Tennessee State Library & Archives
Thu, Jun 2 2022
Tennesseans of all ages are invited to attend Tennessee's Statehood Day Celebration at the Tennessee State Library & Archives, 1001 Rep. John Lewis Way N., on the northeast corner of the Bicentennial Mall State Park on Saturday, June 4, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.
Tennessee State Library & Archives Celebrates Statehood Day with Two Free Events
Thu, May 26 2022
The Tennessee State Library & Archives will celebrate Tennessee's 226 birthday by hosting events on Statehood Day, Wednesday, June 1 and a family-friendly event on Saturday, June 4.
Tennessee High Schools Earn Anne Dallas Dudley Voter Registration Awards
Wed, May 25 2022
In its inaugural year, 37 high schools in 22 counties across Tennessee earned the Secretary of State's Anne Dallas Dudley Awards by meeting student voter registration thresholds.
2022 Statehood Day
Fri, May 20 2022
To recognize Tennessee’s 226th birthday, the Tennessee State Library & Archives is hosting two free Tennessee’s Statehood Day Celebration events on Statehood Day, Wednesday, June 1, and a family-friendly event on Saturday, June 4.
Tennessee Secretary of State and Tennessee General Assembly Save Tennessee Charities Over Two Million Dollars
Thu, May 19 2022
Secretary of State Tre Hargett is pleased to announce that the Tennessee General Assembly passed legislation sponsored by Senator Joey Hensley and Representative Rush Bricken keeping the reduced $10 fee for all charitable filings in place for fiscal year 2023, saving Tennessee
Tennessee Employment Surpasses Pre-Pandemic Levels
Wed, May 18 2022
Tennessee nonfarm employment has fully rebounded from the pandemic, surpassing pre-pandemic levels of employment with 45,500 more people holding jobs now than in February 2020.
Sevier County High Schools Earn Anne Dallas Dudley Voter Registration Awards
Tue, May 17 2022
Northview Academy earned the Secretary of State's Anne Dallas Dudley Gold Level Award by registering 100% of the eligible students who are 18 or older to vote and Pigeon Forge High School earned the Silver Level Award by registering 85% of the eligible students to vote.