Weakley County Election Commission
Any of the following IDs may be used, even if expired:
- Tennessee drivers license with your photo
- United States Passport
- Photo ID issued by the Tennessee Department of Safety and Homeland Security
- Photo ID issued by the federal or any state government
- United States Military photo ID
- State-issued handgun carry permit with your photo
College student IDs and photo IDs not issued by the federal or a state government are NOT acceptable.
- Voters who vote absentee by mail (view requirements here)
- Voters who are residents of a licensed nursing home or assisted living center and who vote at the facility
- Voters who are hospitalized
- Voters with a religious objection to being photographed
- Voters who are indigent and unable to obtain a photo ID without paying a fee
Administrator of Elections Highlights:
Barbara Castleman was elected Administrator of Elections for Weakley County in April 2009. Barbara graduated from Martin High School and the University of Tennessee at Martin. She has worked for the Department of Employment Security, Department of Human Services, substitute teaching for Weakley County Schools, and has helped with the family business- The Shoe Shack in Martin. Castleman served as a member of the University of Tennessee Board of Trustees for 12 years and has been Director of Weakley County Girl Scouts.
Barbara is a member of Martin First Baptist Church where she teaches Sunday School to the ladies at Weakley County Detention Center, helps Bennie teach at Cane Creek Rehabilitation Center, and serves as Women's Missionary Union Chairman. She is also in charge of the Hospitality Committee at the Martin First Baptist Church.
Barbara is the daughter of Odis and Nell Carmichael of the Ralston community where she lives with her husband of 40 years, Bennie Castleman. They have 3 children: Claire Oliver, Kelly Smith, and Bryan Castleman. They have 4 granddaughters : Maggie and Mollie Oliver and Mary Kate and Leah Grace Smith.
Barbara Castleman is happy to answer any questions about voting and elections. Contact her at 731.364.5564 during office hours: 8:30 a.m. - 4:00 p.m. Monday through Friday.