State Flag

Voting in Tennessee

Promoting Democracy Through Education

Am I Eligible To Vote in Tennessee?

To register to vote in the State of Tennessee, an individual must meet the following qualifications:
  • Be a citizen of the United States,(18) years of age or older on or before the date of the next election.
  • Be a resident of Tennesse
  • You must not have been convicted of a felony, or if you have, your full rights of citizenship must have been restored

Voter Registration Options in Tennessee

You have the following 3 options to register to vote in Tennessee:


Use online voter registration to conveniently register to vote or update your voter registration.

Click here to Register Online

By Mail

Download and complete the Voter Registration Application and mail the application to your county election commission.

Click here to download the Mail-In Voter Registration Form

In Person

Pick up voter registration applications in person

Check The Locations Where to Register

How Do I Know I'm Registered?

  • Consider yourself registered when- and only when- you receive an acknowledgment from your county clerk.
  • Never assume you are registered to vote until you have received this acknowledgment.
  • Call your county clerk and inquire about the status of your application.

Voting Options in Tennessee

You have the following 3 options to vote in Tennessee:

In Person

All voters must present a federal or Tennessee state ID containing the voter’s name and photograph when voting at the polls, whether voting early or on Election Day unless an exemption below applies

Click here to locate voting locations

Voting By Permanent Absentee Voting

Absentee voting is a voting method that involves voting on a day earlier than the actual election day.

Click here to download the absentee ballot request Form

Early Voting

Early voting is one of two ways in which a registered voter of Tennessee may vote before the actual election day

Click here to locate early voting locations

Join Us: