Cooper Announces Results of High School Voter Registration Drive

Apr 18, 2018
Press Release
More Than 3,000 New Voters Across Tennessee’s 5th Congressional District

WASHINGTON – U.S. Rep. Jim Cooper (TN-05) today announced results after this year’s 42 nonpartisan voter registration drives at high schools across Tennessee’s 5th Congressional District, encouraging more than 3,000 new voters in Cheatham, Davidson and Dickson counties to participate in the 2018 election cycle.

Some of the results of this effort were unveiled recently at the Youth Opportunity Center in Nashville.

The youth voter registration drive is the culmination of a group effort including Rep. Cooper, State Sen. Steve Dickerson, Cheatham County Mayor Kerry McCarver, Dickson County Mayor Bob Rial, the Nashville Mayor’s Youth Council, the Cheatham County Election Commission, the Davidson County Election Commission and the Dickson County Election Commission.

The effort registered a total of 3,007 high school students in Cheatham, Davidson and Dickson countiess.

“I’m so proud of every newly registered voter in Cheatham, Davidson and Dickson counties,” Rep. Cooper said. “I hope they all vote in every election, and I thank our partners for helping this generation participate in our democracy!”