Election Rules

General Election Voter Registration Deadline: October 5

ID Requirements for Voting: Photo ID is required. If ID is not shown, voter can vote provisionally and return with an ID within 2 days for ballot to be counted.

Early Voting: Early voting will take place from October 14 – October 27

Absentee Voting: An excuse is required to request an absentee ballot. Voters must submit a written request to the local county election commission office at least 7 days prior to the election. Voters can use the request form on the Secretary of State’s website and send by mail, fax, or email. View the excuses and request form here.

Gender Gaps in Representation

Tennessee ranks 49th in the country for women’s representation in the State Legislature.

Tennessee Congressional Delegation

Tennessee State Legislature

Voter Turnout

Percent Voter Turnout by Gender

Percent Voter Turnout by Race

Other races not shown due to population size