Important information for Tennessee voters

  • The first time you vote, it must be in person voting (not absentee) unless you were registered by a government employee (such as Election Commission staff). The League of Women Voters and other community advocacy groups are not the government.
  • Where you vote depends on where you live. Moving  within the county? Notify the county election commission. They will send you a new registration card with your new voting precinct. Moving between counties in Tennessee? You will need to register again in your new county.
  • During early voting period, you may vote at any early voting location in the county. On the actual election day, you must vote in your assigned precinct unless your county has Convenience Voting Centers.
  • Your county election commission can help with accommodations for disability or translation issues. If needed, you may bring someone to assist you.

A federal or Tennessee issued photo ID is needed every time you vote

Acceptable ID:

  • Tennessee driver’s license
  • US passport
  • US military ID
  • Tennessee photo handgun permit
  • Other photo IDs issued by the federal or TN government

Not acceptable ID:

  • Student ID
  • Photo ID issued by other states




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