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Last day to register to vote is Tuesday

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The last day to register to vote for the Tennessee state and federal primary and county general election on Aug. 6 is Tuesday, July 7.

Tennesseans who want to vote in the Tennessee state and federal primary and county general election on Aug. 6 must register to vote by Tuesday, July 7.

“The first step to making your voice heard at the polls is registering to vote,” Secretary of State Tre Hargett said. “With our online voter registration system, it’s never been easier or safer for Tennesseans to register to vote or update their registration.”

Registering to vote, updating an address or checking registration status is fast, easy and secure with the secretary of state’s online voter registration system, Any U.S. citizen with a driver’s license or a photo ID issued by the Tennessee Department of Safety and Homeland Security can register online from a computer or mobile device without ever leaving their home at

Voters can also download a paper voter registration application at Completed paper voter registration applications must be submitted or postmarked to local county election commission offices by July 7.

Election Day registration is not available. The Tennessee state and federal primary and county general election is on Thursday, Aug. 6. Early voting begins Friday, July 17 and runs Mondays through Saturdays until Saturday, Aug. 1.

Voters can find early voting and Election Day polling locations, view and mark sample ballots and much more on the GoVoteTN app available in the App Store and Google Play.

For more information about registering to vote, voter eligibility, photo IDs and other Election Day details, visit or call the Secretary of State Division of Elections toll-free at 1-877-850-4959.

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