Voting in Tennessee
When is the election?
There are two elections for State Senate 19: Primary and General.
- The purpose of the PRIMARY Election is to nominate one political party representative. This is important because only ONE candidate per party will be represented on the final ballot.
- The purpose of the GENERAL Election is to elect which candidate will hold the State Senate seat and represent your district for the next 4 years. This is the person who will represent your voice when it is time to make laws and change legislation.
THE GENERAL ELECTION IS NOVEMBER 6TH, 2018.
EARLY VOTING IS FROM OCTOBER 17TH- NOVEMBER 1ST, 2018.
Early Voting Locations
Bellevue Library. 720 Baugh Rd. Nashville, TN 37221
Green Hills Library. 3701 Benham Ave. Nashville, TN 37215
Belle Meade City Hall. 4705 Harding Pike, Nashville, TN 37205
Edmondson Pike Library. 5501 Edmondson Pike, Nashville, TN 37211
Hermitage Library. 3700 James Kay Lane, Nashville, TN 37076
Caza Azafran Community Center. 2195 Nolensville Pike, Nashville, TN 37211
Southeast Library. 5260 Hickory Hollow Pkwy. Antioch, TN 37013
Howard Office/Metro Building. 700 2nd Ave. S., Nashville, TN 37210
Goodlettsville Community Center. 200 Memorial Dr., Goodlettsville, TN 37072
Madison Fifty Forward. 301 Madison Street, Madison, TN 37115
Bordeaux Library. 4000 Clarksville Pike, Nashville, TN 37218.
How Do I Register to Vote?
To vote, you must be registered at least thirty (30) days before the election in order to cast a ballot.
Option 1: Online
The simplest way to register is by going online to the Secretary of State Election Division Website. It outlines a simple process to get started or update your address. It typically takes less than 5 minutes if you have your Driver License or State ID handy.
To Register to Vote or Update your Information, visit: Voting Registration
IMPORTANT: If you are a student voting for the first time, you must
- Vote in person or,
- Register in person if voting absentee for the first time
Option 2: In Person
To register in person, you may visit any one of these locations:
- County Clerk’s Offices
- County Election Commission Office
- Public Libraries
- Department of Safety (DMV)
- Department of Health (WIC program)
What if I have additional questions?
For more information, you may contact your local election commission:
Davidson County: (615) 862-8800
What do I need when I vote?
State law requires every Tennessean to present a federal or Tennessee state government-issued photo ID to vote.
Any of the following IDs may be used, even if expired:
- Tennessee driver license with your photo
- United States Passport
- Photo ID issued by the Tennessee Department of Safety and Homeland Security
- Photo ID issued by the federal or Tennessee state government
- United States Military photo ID
- Tennessee handgun carry permit with your photo
- College student IDs and photo IDs not issued by the federal or Tennessee state government are not acceptable.