Early Voting In Tennessee: Date, Location Info As Polls Open On Wednesday


The polls will open across Tennessee as early voting begins in the Volunteer State on Wednesday.

Tennesseans registered to vote can vote early in the State and Federal Primary and County General election from Wednesday, October 14 to Thursday, October 29. Polls will be open from Monday to Saturday during that span.

According to Tennessee secretary of state Tre Hargett, the peak days for the early voting period are typically the first and last days polls are open and advises residents to vote on other days in order to avoid long lines, FOX 17 News reports.

“Early voting offers Tennesseans the flexibility to choose their location and time to cast a ballot,” Hargett said via FOX 17 News. “I encourage voters to do their part by wearing a face covering while taking advantage of Tennessee’s generous early voting period.”

What to bring

Per TN.gov:

  • You will need to show photo ID to vote in Tennessee. Acceptable forms include (can be expired): Tennessee driver's license; US passport; photo ID issued by the Tennessee Department of Safety and Homeland Security; photo ID issued by the federal or Tennessee state government; US military photo ID; or Tennessee handgun carry permit with your photo. College student IDs are not acceptable.
  • If you're a first-time voter who registered by mail, you will also need to show proof of residence to vote. Acceptable forms include: a current photo ID (unexpired); or a copy of a current utility bill, bank statement, government check, paycheck or other government document that shows your name and address.
  • Voters without ID: If you are unable to provide ID, you will be able to vote a provisional ballot. You will then have two (2) business days after Election Day to return to the election commission office to show a valid photo ID. Upon returning to the election commission office, the voter will sign an affidavit and a copy of the voter's photo ID will be made to be reviewed by the counting board.

Where to vote

Early voting sites in the Metro Nashville and Memphis areas are listed below:

Nashville

  • Belle Meade City Hall: 4705 Harding Pike, Nashville, TN
  • Bellevue Library: 720 Baugh Road, Nashville, TN
  • Bordeaux Library: 4000 Clarksville Pike, Nashville, TN
  • Casa Azafrán Community Center: 2195 Nolensville Pike, Nashville, TN
  • Edmondson Pike Library: 5501 Edmondson Pike, Nashville, TN
  • Friendship Baptist Church: 1109 32nd Avenue North, Nashville, TN
  • Goodlettsville Community Center: 200 Memorial Drive, Goodlettsville, TN
  • Green Hills Library: 3701 Benham Avenue, Nashville, TN
  • Hermitage Library: 3700 James Kay Lane, Hermitage, TN
  • Howard Office Building: 700 2nd Avenue South, Nashville, TN
  • Madison Library: 610 Gallatin Pike South, Madison, TN
  • Margaret Maddox East YMCA: 2624 Gallatin Pike, Nashville, TN
  • Southeast Library: 5260 Hickory Hollow Parkway, Antioch, TN

Memphis

  • Abundant Grace Fellowship Church: 1574 East Shelby Drive, Memphis, TN
  • Agri-Center International" 7777 Walnut Grove Road, Memphis, TN
  • Anointed Temple of Praise: 3939 Riverdale Road, Memphis, TN
  • Arlington Safe Room: 11842 Otto Lane, Arlington, TN
  • Baker Community Center: 7942 Church Road, Millington, TN
  • Berclair Church of Christ: 4536 Summer Avenue, Memphis, TN
  • Briarwood Baptist Church: 1900 North Germantown Parkway, Cordova, TN
  • Collierville Church of Christ: 575 West Shelton Road, Collierville, TN
  • Compassion Church: 3505 South Houston Levee Road, Germantown, TN
  • Dave Wells Community Center: 915 Chelsea Avenue, Memphis, TN
  • Glenview Community Center: 1141 South Barksdale Street, Memphis, TN
  • Greater Lewis Street Baptist Church: 152 East Parkway North, Memphis, TN
  • Greater Middle Baptist Church: 4982 Knight Arnold Road, Memphis, TN
  • Harmony Church: 6740 St. Elmo Road, Memphis, TN
  • Mississippi Blvd. Church (Family Life Center): 70 North Bellevue Boulevard, Memphis, TN
  • Mt. Pisgah Missionary Baptist Church: 1234 Pisgah Road, Memphis, TN
  • Mt. Zion Baptist Church: 60 South Parkway East, Memphis, TN
  • New Bethel Missionary Baptist Church: 7786 Poplar Pike, Germantown, TN
  • Raleigh United Methodist Church: 3295 Powers Road, Memphis, TN
  • Riverside Missionary Baptist Church: 3560 South Third Street, Memphis, TN
  • Second Baptist Church: 4680 Walnut Grove Road, Memphis, TN
  • Shelby County Office Building - James Meredith Building: 157 Poplar Avenue, Memphis, TN
  • Solomon Temple MB Church: 1460 Winchester Road, Memphis, TN
  • The Pursuit of God Church (Bellevue Frayser): 3759 North Watkins Street, Memphis, TN
  • The Refuge Church: 9817 Huff North Puff Road, Lakeland, TN
  • White Station Church of Christ: 1106 Colonial Road

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