Who May Register to Vote?
Any citizen of the United States who is or will be eighteen (18) years of age or older before the date of the next election and who is a resident of Tennessee may register to vote unless disqualified under the law. T.C.A 2-2-102 and 2-2-104.
How and Where May Qualified Voters Register?
Qualified voters register to vote by obtaining and completing a voter registration form and filing the form with the local county election commission. Persons may register in Tennessee: in person and by mail. T.C.A. 2-2-108, 2-2-110, 2-2-115, 2-2-116, 2-2-201, and 2-2-202.
How Do You Register In Person?
Registration forms may be completed at the local county election commission office, Department of Safety (motor vehicles division), Department of Health (WIC program), Department of Human Services, Department of Mental Health and Mental Retardation, Department of Veteran’s Affairs, public libraries, county clerk’s offices, and register of deeds offices.
How Do You Register By Mail?
Voter registration-by-mail forms may be obtained from the county election commission office, the post office, and a variety of other public offices across the state.
When May A Qualified Voter Register?
In order to participate in an election, a qualified voter must be properly registered no later than thirty (30) days before the election. The election commission office will process any by-mail voter registration form that has been postmarked at least thirty (30) days before the election. T.C.A 2-2-109.