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Sun Aug 12, 2012, 05:40 PM

Copy & Forward: 30 days before the election is the deadline for voter registration in TN

http://www.gottavote.org/en/TN/get-registered/

I'd assume 10/6 to be safe.

TENNESSEE
1. GET REGISTERED
Get registered to vote with your current name at your current address by 30 days before Election Day. If you’re registering and voting for the first time in Tennessee, you must vote in person.

You can get your registration started right now: http://www.GottaRegister.com

2. WHAT TO BRING
Make sure you bring one of these photo IDs, even if expired:
• A Tennessee driver’s license with your photo
• A United States Passport
• A photo ID issued by the Tennessee Department of Safety and Homeland
Security
• A photo ID issued by the federal or any state government
• A United States Military photo ID OR
• A state-issued handgun carry permit with your photo
If you can’t afford to obtain a photo ID without paying a fee, or have a religious objection to being photographed you will be EXEMPT from the photo ID requirement upon signing an affidavit. Note only student IDs and photo IDs issued by a state or federal government can be used. If you have additional questions about voting in Tennessee, please contact: Division of
Elections: 877-850-4959; tennessee.elections@tn.gov

3. VOTE!

Election Day is Tuesday November 6, 2012. Polls in Tennessee will be open from 7:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m. local time.

FIND YOUR POLLING PLACE:
https://tnmap.state.tn.us/voterlookup/

VOTE EARLY:
To vote early, you have to appear in person at either the county election commission office or at a satellite voting location opened by the county election commission. For the general election early voting begins on October 17th and ends on November 1st. You may vote early on any Saturday that falls during this time frame (except for a holiday).

FIND YOUR EARLY VOTE LOCATION:
http://tnsos.org/elections/election_commissions.php

VOTE ABSENTEE BY MAIL:
Voters who meet certain criteria are able to vote absentee by mail. That criteria includes, but is not limited to, being outside the county in which you’re registered to vote during the early voting period and all day on election day. For a full list of qualifications as well as how to request and mail-in your absentee ballot, see the website of the Tennessee Secretary of State.

GET THE INFO:
http://www.tn.gov/sos/election/bymail.htm#2

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