Oct 14 - Oct 29
Voter Registration Deadline
Absentee Ballot Request Deadline
Q: How do I register to vote?
Visit our action center to get started.
Q: Can I vote by mail?
Possibly. The Tennessee Supreme Court reversed a lower court ruling that let everyone vote absentee by mail during the pandemic, though a separate federal case is ongoing. Voters are allowed to vote absentee if they are at risk of contracting COVID-19 or caretakers for someone who is vulnerable. Request your absentee ballot below if you are eligible, and keep checking the Tennessee Secretary of State’s website for updates.
Q: Can I vote early?
Yes, between Wed October 14, 2020 – Tue October 29, 2020.
Q: Do I need an ID?
Yes, yes you do. A Tennessee driver license or state ID, US passport, a federal or state issued ID, military ID, or handgun carry permit all work.
Q: This is my home state, but I won't be home for this election. Can I still vote here?
Yes! Your deadline to request a ballot is October 27 to vote in the general election and it must be returned by November 3.