Make your voice heard. Register and vote!

Upcoming Elections

Election Date Deadline to register to vote
City of Memphis Municipal Run Off Election Thursday November 14, 2019 Tuesday October 15, 2019
Presidential Preference Primary and State/County
Tuesday March 3, 2020 Monday February 3, 2020
State/Federal Primary and State/County Primary Thursday August 6, 2020 Tuesday July 7, 2020
State/Federal General Election Tuesday November 3, 2020 Monday October 5, 2020

In order to vote, you must:

  • Be a U.S. citizen
  • Be at least 18 years old on or before Election Day
  • Have not been convicted of a felony or, if convicted, had voting rights restored by court order or pardon
  • Be a registered voter

Voter Registration Information

TENNESSEE RESIDENTS: Application deadline to register to vote in TENNESSEE for any election is thirty (30) days prior to the election date. Shelby County residents may scan the completed and SIGNED application and email it to VoteInfo@ShelbyCountyTN.gov.

To register to vote in Tennessee you must complete a Voter Registration Application and mail or deliver it to your County Election Commission Office.

Voter Registration Application is available online at https://www.shelbyvote.com/register-vote. They are also available for pick-up on campus at the University Center Information Desk.

Shelby County residents mail or deliver your Voter Registration Form to:

Shelby County Election Commission
Voter Mail Registration
980 Nixon Drive
Memphis, TN 38134

To email your Voter Registration Form, please print, sign, scan, and email the form to VoteInfo@ShelbyCountyTN.gov.

For residents of other Tennessee counties visit https://tnsos.org/elections/election_commissions.php to find your County Election Commission address.

To check your registration status in Shelby County you may go to Voter Registration Lookup at https://tnmap.tn.gov/voterlookup.

NOTE: If you registered to vote by email or mail you must vote in person in the first election after your registration becomes effective. This includes Early Voting. You CANNOT vote by absentee ballot.

Voters who are already registered can make address changes at an early voting site. For further information, call 901.222.1200.

For Absentee Voting information visit https://www.shelbyvote.com/absentee-voting-faqs.

For questions or additional information please go to the Shelby County Election Commission website, http://www.shelbyvote.com or call them at 901.222.1200.

NON-TENNESSEE Residents: For information on registering to vote in other states please visit https://www.eac.gov/voters/register-and-vote-in-your-state.

Early Voting Locations* for Shelby County and Tennessee Residents

Early voting for State and Federal General Election – October 16, 2019 through October 31, 2019 at ALL Satellite Sites

Locations are subject to change. Check early voting dates, times and locations.

Tennessee residents who are registered to vote in any Tennessee county other than Shelby County should contact their resident county election commission office for early voter locations. To locate your county election commission office visit http://tnsos.org/elections/election_commissions.php.

NOTE: There are NO voting locations on The University of Memphis campus.

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*** Closest to The University of Memphis campus.


Abundant Grace Church

1574 Shelby Drive,
Memphis, TN  38116

Agri Center

7777 Walnut Grove Rd.,
Memphis, TN 38120

Anointed Temple Of Praise

3939 Riverdale Rd.,
Memphis, TN 38115

Bellevue Baptist Church

2000 Appling Rd.
Memphis, TN  38016

***Berclair Church of Christ

4536 Summer Ave.,
Memphis, TN 38122

Dave Wells Community Center

915 Chelsea Ave.,
Memphis, TN 38107

Glenview Community Center

1141 S. Barksdale St.,
Memphis, TN 38114

Greater Lewis Street Baptist Church

152 East Parkway N.
Memphis, TN 38104

Greater Middle Baptist Church

4982 Knight Arnold Rd.,
Memphis, TN 38118

Mississippi Blvd. Christian Church 

70 N. Bellevue Blvd.
Memphis, TN 38104

Mt. Zion Baptist Church

60 S. Parkway E.
Memphis, TN 38106

Raleigh United Methodist Church

3295 Powers Rd.,
Memphis, TN 38128

Riverside Baptist Church

3560 S. Third St.
Memphis, TN 38109

Second Baptist Church

4680 Walnut Grove Rd
Memphis 38117

Solomon Temple MB Church

1460 Winchester Rd
Memphis 38116

 *** White Station Church of Christ

1106 Colonial Rd., 
Memphis, TN 38117

*** Closest to The University of Memphis campus.

NOTE: There are NO voting locations on the University of Memphis campus.