TODAY is the deadline for Tennesseans to register to vote

Tennessee's deadline to register to vote for the presidential election is Tuesday October 11, 2016.

(WJHL) – If you have not heard; the deadline for Tennesseans to register to vote in the upcoming elections is today.

You have until the close of business today to register at your county election commission office. Click here or click on the link to find out you when your Tennessee county election office closes. http://tnsos.org/elections/election_commissions.php

Most offices in Tennessee close at 5:00 p.m.

Tennessee registration requirements
• Be a US citizen
• Live at a Tennessee address
• Be 18 years old by Election Day, Nov 8
• Not be convicted of a felony and currently serving your sentence
• If previously convicted of a felony, have had your voting rights restored
• Not currently be judged incompetent by a court

Check if you are registered at: https://tnmap.tn.gov/voterlookup/

Link to sample Tennessee voter registration form: http://sos-tn-gov-files.s3.amazonaws.com/forms/ss-3010.pdf

Folks in Virginia have a bit longer register to vote; the deadline in Virginia is October 17.

The 2016 Presidential Election takes place on November 8. News Channel 11 and ABC Tri-Cities will be in your corner with the latest election developments leading up to the big Election Day.

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