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.
 Hawkins County High Schools Earn Anne Dallas Dudley Voter Registration Awards
Tue, May 17 2022
Two Hawkins County high schools, Cherokee High School and Clinch School earned the Secretary of State's Anne Dallas Dudley Gold Level Award by registering 100% of the eligible students to vote.
Unaka High School Earns Anne Dallas Dudley Voter Registration Award
Tue, May 17 2022
Unaka High School 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.
Middle Tennessee Christian School Earns Anne Dallas Dudley Voter Registration Award
Fri, May 13 2022
Middle Tennessee Christian School 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.
 Monterey High School Earns Anne Dallas Dudley Voter Registration Award
Wed, May 11 2022
Monterey High School 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.
Morgan County High Schools Earn Anne Dallas Dudley Voter Registration Awards
Wed, May 11 2022
Coalfield High School 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 Wartburg Central High School earned the Silver Level Award by registering 85% of the eligible students to vote.
Loudon County High Schools Earn Anne Dallas Dudley Voter Registration Awards
Wed, May 11 2022
Greenback Public School 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 Loudon High School earned the Silver Level Award by registering 85% of eligible students to vote.
Shelby County High Schools Earn Anne Dallas Dudley Voter Registration Awards
Tue, May 10 2022
Two Shelby County high schools, Middle College High School at Christian Brothers University and Tipton-Rosemark Academy, earned the Secretary of State's Anne Dallas Dudley Gold Level Award by registering 100% of the eligible students to vote.
Hamilton County High Schools Earn Anne Dallas Dudley Voter Registration Awards
Mon, May 9 2022
Two Hamilton County high schools, Ivy Academy and Chattanooga School for the Arts & Sciences 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. Lookout Valley Middle/High earned the Anne
Two Wilson County High Schools Earn Anne Dallas Dudley Voter Registration Award
Fri, May 6 2022
Two Wilson County high schools, Friendship Christian School and Mt Juliet Christian 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.
Text to Report Voter Fraud System
Mon, May 2 2022
Ahead of tomorrow’s May 3 State and County Primary, Tennessee Secretary of State Tre Hargett announces his office’s new Text to Report Voter Fraud system.
Lake County High School Earns Anne Dallas Dudley Voter Registration Award
Fri, Apr 29 2022
Lake County High School 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.
Tennessee’s Role in the Fight to Win Women’s Right to Vote Examined at the Library & Archives’ Final TN225 Lunchtime Speaker Series Event
Tue, Apr 26 2022
During the Tennessee State Library & Archives' final free TN225 Lunchtime Speaker Series event on Friday, May 6, from noon to 1 p.m. CT, renowned journalist, author and speaker Elaine Weiss will explore the pivotal role Tennessee played in the women's suffrage movement.
Anne Dallas Dudley Award Graphic
Mon, Apr 25 2022
Middleton High School 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.
Explore the History Behind Nashville’s Iconic Buildings at the Tennessee State Library & Archives Free Lunchtime Speaker Event
Mon, Apr 11 2022
From frontier outpost to cosmopolitan city, explore the stories behind Nashville’s most iconic buildings at the Tennessee State Library & Archives’ free speaker event with special guest speaker Jim Hoobler on Friday, April 22, 2022, from noon to 1 p.m. CT.
Tennessee Secretary of State and Nashville Predators Host Voter Registration Event in Ongoing Effort to Increase Voter Engagement
Wed, Mar 30 2022
NASHVILLE, Tenn. – Tennessee Secretary of State Tre Hargett and the Nashville Predators organization hosted a voter registration event at Bridgestone Arena during the game against the Ottawa Senators on March 29, 2022.
Archivists Recognized as 2022 Tennessee Archives Institute Graduates
Mon, Mar 28 2022
The Tennessee State Library & Archives and Secretary of State Tre Hargett proudly recognize six archivists who earned their Archives Management Certification at the 2022 Tennessee Archives Institute.
Campbell, Gibson, Jackson and Sevier County Election Administrators Earn State Certification
Tue, Mar 15 2022
NASHVILLE, Tenn. – On March 11, 2022, Tennessee Secretary of State Tre Hargett and State Coordinator of Elections Mark Goins recognized Campbell, Gibson, Jackson and Sevier County administrators of elections for passing the Tennessee State Election Commission’s Certification Exam
2022 Summer Camp details Image
Fri, Mar 11 2022
The Tennessee State Library & Archives is excited to host a full-day summer camp, Historians in Training: Junior Archivist, for rising 4th to 8th-grade students on June 13 - 17 from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.