Update Your Voter Registration

  • You must be registered as a voter in the county in which you currently reside. 

    You can update your registration onlinein person or by mail. Fill out the form carefully making sure to include all necessary information.

    • To update your registration online, visit https://ovr.govote.tn.gov. Alternatively, you can download GoVoteTN, the free mobile app from the Tennessee Secretary of State. GoVoteTN also lets you keep track of your voter registration status and your voting precinct.
    • To update your registration in person or by mail, complete the Mail-In Application for Voter Registration (Form SS-3010). This form is good for both in-person and mail-in registration. Use a blue or black ink pen and don’t forget questions #1 and #2 as they are easy to overlook.
    • Next, mail your form to your local county election commission. Here is a list to find your local election commissions

    TIP #1: Students may use their dorm’s street address to register.
    TIP #2: Where you live determines where you vote, so be sure to let the election commission in your county know when you move.

  • You should receive your updated voter registration card within 2-3 weeks. If not, call your county’s election commission.

  • Remember: To cast your ballot you will also need to bring a government-issued ID in addition to your voter registration card.

    IMPORTANT NOTICE: You do not need a Real 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 are not a valid form of voter ID.

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