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Register to Vote in Tennessee

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Check if you’re registered
in Tennessee or in another state.



Register on Campus

We will be offering registration on campus in Summer 2021.


Register Online

Visit the GoVoteTN app or GoVoteTN website. You’ll need a TN State Issued ID to register online. (Note: If you register this way, you must vote in person your first time. UPDATE: The rule that you must vote in person your first time has been lifted for the 2020 general election.)



Register at the County Election Commission

When registering at a County Election Commission, you may be able to absentee vote your first time if you meet the absentee voting criteria. If you register any other way, you will have to vote in person the first time. UPDATE: the ruling of voting in person your first time has been lifted for the 2020 election.The Knoxville Election Commission is located at 300 Main St. in the Old Courthouse in downtown Knoxville.



Download, Print & Mail a Registration Form

Download, complete, and mail the registration form. Find the address of your election commission and place a first class stamp on the envelope. (Note: If you register this way, you must vote in person your first time. UPDATE: The rule that you must vote in person your first time has been lifted for the 2020 general election.)

Highlighted in blue are commonly missed questions. Be sure your form is complete or your registration will be delayed.


How do I complete the paper registration form?

How To: Tennessee Voter Registration Form