Early Voting Underway for State and Federal Primary & State and County General Election


Early voting is underway for State and Federal Primary & State and County General Election.

Primary elections will be held for Governor, U.S. House of Representatives, Tennessee Senate (odd-numbered districts), Tennessee House of Representatives, and Republican and
Democratic State Executive Committeeman and Committeewoman (all districts). General
elections will be held for state judicial offices and applicable county offices.

Early Voting runs until Saturday, July 30 and election day is Thursday, August 4.

Who is on the Ballot?

View lists of qualified candidates for the August 4 State and Federal Primary & State and County General Election. Check the GoVoteTN app to see the races on your ballot. Search by voter or search by address to access your ballot.

When Can I Vote?

Early voting for the State and Federal Primary & State and County General Election began Friday, July 15 and runs Monday to Saturday until Saturday, July 30.

Election Day is Thursday, Aug. 4.

Find your early voting and Election Day polling place and hours in the GoVoteTN app.

Voters are encouraged to take advantage of Tennessee’s two-week early voting period. Tennesseans should prepare to see a longer ballot as they cast votes for state, federal and county officials and answer retention questions for judges on Tennessee’s Supreme Court, Court of Appeals, and Court of Criminal Appeals.

What ID is Required When Voting?

Tennesseans voting early or on Election Day must bring valid photo identification with them to the polls. A driver’s license or photo ID issued by the Tennessee Department of Safety and Homeland Security, by Tennessee state government or by the federal government are acceptable even if they are expired. College student IDs are not acceptable.

Learn more about what types of ID are acceptable here or call the Division of Elections at 1-877-850-4959.

How can I Check the Status of my Absentee By-Mail Ballot?

The Secretary of State’s Absentee By-Mail Ballot Status Tracker tool allows voters to track the status of their absentee by-mail ballot.

The deadline to request an absentee by-mail ballot is Thursday, July 28.

You must mail your ballot in time for your county election commission to receive it no later than the close of polls on Election Day.  You must return your ballot by mail (USPS, FedEx, UPS, etc.). Hand delivery or handing it to a poll worker during early voting or on Election Day is not permitted.

Learn more about voting absentee by-mail.

Download the GoVoteTN App for Election Information

The easiest way for Tennessee voters to find Election Day information is through the free GoVoteTN app. Find early voting and Election Day voting locations, as well as hours of operation, view your sample ballot and much more with the GoVoteTN app available online or for free in the App Store or Google Play.

Click on the following links for election information in your county: