Cooper, Dickerson, Election Commission Announce Voter Registration Results from First Wave of High School Assemblies

Feb 2, 2018
Press Release
Media Invited to Pearl-Cohn HS on Monday 12:30-1:00 CT to See Registration in Action

NASHVILLE – U.S. Rep. Jim Cooper (TN-05), state Sen. Steve Dickerson and the Davidson County Election Commission today announced early results of their high school voter registration drive in Nashville. The coalition also invited media to attend an upcoming registration at a local high school on Monday.

So far this year, Rep. Cooper, Sen. Dickerson, the Davidson County Election Commission and other elected officials have completed 45 visits to local schools, yielding 2,052 newly registered voters, according to Election Commission data.

“These students are the very best of Nashville, and the future is in their hands,” Rep. Cooper said. “I couldn’t be more excited about their ability to make a positive impact on our city at the ballot box.”

Local media are invited to visit Pearl-Cohn Entertainment Magnet High School Monday afternoon to see students registering to vote. Election Commission representatives and students will be available for interviews. Logistical information can be found below.

Pearl-Cohn Entertainment Magnet High School Voter Registration Assembly: Monday, 12:30-1:00 p.m. CT; 904 26th Avenue North, Nashville, TN 37208