Tennessee Voting Guide
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The voting process can be confusing if you are not familiar with your state's rules and processes. Taking some time to learn the basics of voting in Tennessee can make casting your ballot much easier.
Am I eligible to vote in Tennessee?
You are eligible to vote in Tennessee if you are:
- A citizen of the United States of America
- A resident of Tennessee
- At least 18 years of age on Election Day
However, you are ineligible to vote in Tennessee if you have been convicted of a disenfranchising crime such as voter fraud, treason, murder, or rape.
How to Register in Tennessee
There are several ways to register to vote in Tennessee. This includes registering:
Pick up an application at the library, County Election Commission, County Clerk's, or Registrar of Deeds.
You can use the Tennessee Online Voter Registration System to register to vote online or change your address.
At an Agency
Register at the Dept. of Health, Dept. of Human Services, Dept. of Safety, Dept. of Veteran's Affairs, and others.
You can download a voter registration application, fill it out, and mail it to your county election commission.
Tennessee Voting Resources
Your vote counts. Take the time to learn how and when to vote.
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