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2018
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All Metro Schools Closed on Election Day, Nov. 6

Several Schools will Serve as Voting Precincts

WHAT:

All Metro Nashville Public Schools will be closed Tuesday, Nov. 6, in observance of Election Day. Students do not report; however, schools will be holding parent-teacher conferences.

 

WHY:

Several Metro Schools buildings will serve as voting precincts Nov. 6 in compliance with Tennessee Code Annotated 2-3-107, a state law that gives the Election Commission the right to designate as polling places any building or grounds supported by tax dollars.

The code stipulates the use of public schools and other public buildings for polling places on Election Day and during the early voting period.

 

WHEN:

Tuesday, Nov. 6, 2018

Polls are open 7 a.m.-7 p.m.

 

WHERE:

46 MNPS schools across the district have been designated as voting precincts. Voters should contact the Davidson County Election Commission for more information about their assigned polling location.

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