Get Out the Vote
The Aug. 6 election includes state and federal primaries and general elections for the City of Murfreesboro and various Rutherford County offices.
Registration is now closed for the Aug. 6 election, but there's still plenty of time to get your name on the rolls (or correct your address) for the November Presidential Election.
Are you registered to vote? Check your status at tnmap.tn.gov/voterlookup or on the GoVoteTN app.
Early voting runs through Aug. 1. Find more info about early voting here.
Find the voting center closest to you here.
For more information, you can go to the Election Commission's website.
Requesting an Absentee Ballot
Absentee ballots may be requested for those who do not want to vote in person due to Covid-19. A written request for absentee ballots by mail, fax or email must be received no later than July 30. To be counted, the ballot must be received BY MAIL no later than Aug. 6. You cannot hand deliver it to the Election Commission.
Learn more here.
Remember, in Tennessee you must vote in person the first time. If you have voted before, you can request an absentee ballot.
If you have received and mailed your absentee ballot, there is now a confidential way to know when the ballot was mailed out to the voter and when it was received in the election office.
1. Type in your browser Voter Registration Information Lookup Tennessee
2. See picture of TN Secretary of State Tre Hargett in top left-hand corner; Complete the four fields and then hit continue
3. It will show voter registration date current as of (month, day and year)
4. It will note the date ballot was issued and date received by the county.
There is also a place to change address information if needed.
League of Women Voters Election 2020 Guide
The Rutherford County League of Women Voters has published a Voter Guide for the Aug. 6 Election. It was designed to help voters learn more about the contested Rutherford County general elections.
The guide presents all candidates in each contested election and zone, where applicable, in a side-by-side format. All information was provided by the candidates.
The complete guide, in PDF format, includes links to election resources and candidate websites and social media pages can be found at bit.ly/rucovotesaug6.
The only contested City of Murfreesboro election is for City Council, where 4 candidates are vying for 3 seats. Watch the League’s candidate forum for that election here on Murfreesboro’s CityTV YouTube channel.