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2017 Election Dates and Deadlines

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Tenn. Code Ann. ยง 2-3-201. Hours of election: Polling places shall be open for voting for a minimum of ten (10) continuous hours but no more than thirteen (13) hours. All polling places in counties in the eastern time zone shall close at eight o'clock p.m. (8:00 p.m.) prevailing time and polling places in counties in the central time zone shall close at seven o'clock p.m. (7:00 p.m.) prevailing time.

In any county having a population of not less than one hundred twenty thousand (120,000) according to the 1970 federal census or any subsequent federal census, all polling places shall open by eight o'clock a.m. (8:00 a.m.) prevailing time, but nothing shall prevent an earlier opening time in the discretion of the county election commission.

In the case of municipal elections in a municipality having a population of not more than five thousand (5,000), according to the 1980 federal census or any subsequent federal census, where there is no opposition for any of the offices involved, the polling places shall open at the hour of ten o'clock a.m. (10:00 a.m.) and close at the hour of six o'clock p.m. (6:00 p.m.).

How can I find my polling location?

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Am I eligible To Vote in Tennessee?

Most States require citizens to be registered in order to vote. Make sure you understand the voter registration requirements of your State of residence. Check if you are eligible to vote in Tennessee

How/Where Do I Register To Vote in Tennessee?

Do you know how or where to register to vote in Tennessee? Click here for more information

What's on Tennessee ballot in 2017

Do you know what you are voting for in 2017? Click here to see what will be on the statewide and local ballots

Who Can Vote in Primaries in Tennessee?

Primary elections are one means by which a political party nominates candidates for the next general election. Check if you are eligible to vote in Primary Elections in Tennessee

Can I Register To Vote At The Polls On Election Day?

Do you know if Tennessee if one of the States that allow voters to register at the polls on Election day? Click here for more information

Am I eligible To Vote Absentee Ballot in Tennessee?

Most States allow voters to vote using an absentee ballot under certain circumstances. Do you know if you are eligible to vote absentee ballot and how to vote absentee ballot in Tennessee? Check on the requirements for requesting and returning an absentee ballot

If My Address Has Changed Do I Need To Re-register To Vote?

When you register to vote, your voter registration is linked to your residential address. When registered voters move, they are supposed to update their registration records with election officials before voting Check if you need to re-register to vote