Early Voting Ends Tuesday; Over 11,000 Have Voted Early In Hamilton County Thus Far; Democrats Are Ahead In Local Turnout

Monday, February 24, 2020

Time is running out for Tennesseans planning to vote early in the Presidential Preference Primary election. Early voting ends  Tuesday.

In Hamilton County, 11,212 had cast early ballots as of Saturday.

Democrats were turning out in higher numbers than Republicans locally. There had been 5,862 Democratic ballots cast compared to 5,350 Republican.

Election Day for the Presidential Preference Primary is Tuesday, March 3.

“Early voting offers Tennesseans a convenient opportunity to cast their ballots instead of waiting until Election Day,” said Secretary of State Tre Hargett.

“Now is the time to make your voice heard and cast a ballot in the 2020 election.” Voters can find their early voting and Election Day polling locations, view and mark sample ballots, see their elected officials, districts and county election commission information as well as access online election results through the GoVoteTN app or online at GoVoteTN.com. Download the GoVoteTN app for free in the App Store or Google Play.

Tennessee’s 95 counties conduct early voting at their local election commission offices or at another location designated by the election commission. Some counties also offer early voting at satellite locations. Contact information for election offices can be found here: County Election Commissions.

Tennesseans voting early or on Election Day should remember to bring valid photo identification with them to the polls. A driver's license or photo ID issued by the Tennessee Department of Safety and Homeland Security, by Tennessee state government or by the federal government are acceptable even if they are expired. College student IDs are not acceptable.

More information about what types of ID are acceptable can be found here: What ID is required when voting? or by calling the Division of Elections toll free 1-877-850-4959.


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