Tennessee Breaks 1st Day Of Early Voting Record; 273,325 Votes Cast Through Wednesday

Thursday, October 15, 2020

Through Wednesday, a record-breaking 273,325 people cast their ballots by voting early or absentee by mail. This is a 91% increase from the first day of early voting in 2016 and a 120% increase over 2012.

"I'm excited that Tennesseans are engaged and are making their voices heard at the polls,” said Secretary of State Tre Hargett. "We are on pace to break our previous early voting turnout record, which was set in 2016."

Early voting for the State and Federal Primary and County General election runs Monday to Saturday until Thursday, Oct.
29. Election Day is Tuesday, Nov. 3.
 
Tennessee voters can find their early voting and Election Day hours, polling locations and more with the GoVoteTN app or online at  GoVoteTN.com. The GoVoteTN app is free to download in the App Store or Google Play.
 
While visiting the polls, Tennesseans are encouraged to wear a face covering and maintain a six-foot distance from poll officials and other voters. 
 
For early voting turnout updates, follow our social media channels Twitter: @SecTreHargett, Facebook: Tennessee Secretary of State and Instagram: @tnsecofstate.
 
For more information about early voting in Tennessee, go to GoVoteTN.com or call the Division of Elections toll-free at 1-877-850-4959.

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