Tennessee will elect a Governor and a U.S. Senator in 2014.
State Primary voter registration deadline – July 8, 2014
State Primary date – August 7, 2014
General Election voter registration deadline – October 6, 2014
General Election date – November 4, 2014
Election information phone number – 615-741-7956; Toll free 877-850-4959
State election website – http://www.state.tn.us/sos/election/index.htm
Early voting –
In person – Any voter may vote early in person,
no excuse required. Early in-person voting is available for the State
Primary between July 18 and August 2 and for the General Election between
October 15 and October 30.
By mail – A voter may vote early by mail if he has a valid excuse. Valid
excuses include: the voter will be outside his county of registration during
the in- person early voting period (see above) and on Election Day; the
voter or his/her spouse is a registered student at a college outside his
county of registration; the voter’s doctor attests that the voter is not
able to go to the polls; the voter is over 65; or the voter is disabled or
the caregiver to a disabled person.
Applications to vote by mail must be received by July 31 for the State
Primary and October 28 for the General Election. Absentee/vote-by-mail
ballots must be returned by the close of polls on Election Day.