How to vote for Bernie Sanders in Tennessee

Tennessee has open primaries

Tennesseans can vote for Bernie Sanders regardless of their registered party

Register By

February 3 (2020)

Primary On

March 3 (2020)

Tennessee Primary: Tue, March 3

It's still very early in the election season, and dates often change. Please sign up below for Voter Alerts in Tennessee and we'll send you an email if the dates change!

Tennessee Voter Information

Get Registered

Good news! Because Tennessee has open primaries, you can vote for Bernie regardless of your registered party. If you want to vote for Bernie, get registered to vote!

Get registered to vote now!

You must be registered by Mon, February 3.

Not sure if you are registered, or what you're registered as? Check your current registration status online.

Go Vote!

Vote on Monday, February 3, 2020, from 7:00AM – 7:00PM
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Id Requirement

All voters must present a federal or Tennessee state ID containing the voter’s name and photograph when voting at the polls, whether voting early or on Election Day unless there’s a special circumstance.


More info can be found here!

Voter Workplace Protection

Voters receive paid time off with reasonable time up to three hours, must give notice before noon of election day. Not required if employees’ workday begins more than 3 hours after polls open or ends more than 3 hours before polls close.

Early Voting

Vote Early in Tennessee! Tennesseans can vote in-person before election day! If you'll be out of town on March 3 or simply find it more convenient, vote early!

Early voting in Tennessee begins February 12 and ends on February 27.

To vote early, a person must appear in person at either the county election commission office or at a satellite voting location opened by the county election commission.  The early voting period typically begins twenty (20) days before an election and ends five (5) days before an election.

More info here:

Find your local County Elections locations and times here!

You can request an application to vote via absentee for next year’s primary as early as Wednesday, December 4, 2019.

More info on absentee voting here!

College Students

If you are a college student not living in your home state, you can vote for Bernie in either your home state or in the state in which you are attending school!

Military/Overseas Voters

If you are a Military Voter or a US Citizen living abroad, you are able to request a ballot here to vote for Bernie.

More Information

If you have any questions about voting in Tennessee you may contact your state official elections office or Democratic party.

Find local Bernie supporters and get help from /r/TennesseeForSanders

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