Early voting has begun! Here is what you need to know

Early voting has begun for the Aug. 6 primary election in Tennessee. Here’s what you need to know:

If you are a registered voter and you plan to vote in person:

Early voting began July 17 and continues through Aug. 1.

The primary election is Thursday, August 6.

To contact your county election commission, visit this link: https://tnsos.org/elections/election_commissions.php

To view the elections FAQs on the Secretary of State’s website, visit this link:
https://sos.tn.gov/elections/elections-faqs

If you are a registered voter and do not wish to vote in-person due to the COVID-19 situation, you are eligible to request an absentee ballot by mail (the deadline to request your absentee ballot is July 30).

Here are 4 simple steps to requesting your absentee by-mail ballot for the August 6 primary election:

Step 1 Verify you are registered to vote https://sos.tn.gov/products/elections/am-i-registered-vote and meet the criteria to vote by mail https://sos.tn.gov/products/elections/absentee-voting

Step 2 Fill out the absentee by-mail ballot request form https://sos-tn-gov-files.tnsosfiles.com/2020%20Absentee%20Request%20-%20August.pdf

Step 3 Find contact information for your election commission and email/mail them your completed absentee ballot request form by July 30 https://tnsos.org/elections/election_commissions.php

Step 4 Once you receive your ballot, return your ballot by mail in time for your county election commission to receive it no later than the close of polls on Election Day.

For comprehensive information about absentee by-mail voting, including answers to frequently asked questions, visit https://govotetn.com/absentee-ballots.html

Note: If you have never voted before and you registered to vote by mail, then you must vote IN-PERSON the first time you vote.

To view the current list of TEAM PAC endorsed candidates, visit the endorsement page of our website here http://www.teampac.org/endorsements/ .