Election Central

City of Memphis Elections

City of Memphis Elections Key Dates

Voter registration deadline Tuesday, September 5
Early Voting Period Friday, September 15 -
Saturday, September 30
Absentee ballot request deadline Thursday, September 28
Election Day Thursday, October 5 
Runoff Election (if needed) Thursday, November 16




City of Knoxville Elections

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What to know Before You Vote

Bring your ID
You do not need your voter registration card, but you do need a photo ID such as a TN driver license or U.S. passport to vote. You can use expired IDs! View the full list of acceptable IDs.

Stay in Line
As long as you are in line by the close of polls, you will be allowed to vote so stay in line!

Don't Leave Without Voting
If you have any issues at the polls such as they can't find you on the voter roll or you forgot your acceptable ID, ask to cast a provisional ballot.  Don't be turned away without casting a vote. Ask for a provisional ballot.

Bring an Interpreter if you need
Ballot information is generally in English. However, you have the right to bring an interpreter with you or get assistance.

Call 866-OUR-VOTE if you need help
If you need any help with a voting issue, contact the Election Protection Hotline:

  • English: 1-866-OUR-VOTE or 1-866-687-8683
  • Spanish: 1-888-VE-Y-VOTA or 1-888-839-8682
  • Asian Languages: 1-888-API-VOTE or 1-888-274-8683
  • Arabic: 1-844-YALLA-US or 1-844-925-5287

If you need any help with a disability voting issue, contact the Disability Rights Tennessee Hotline at 1-800-342-1600.