What you need to take to the polls to vote

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (WKRN) – Voting for the presidential election kicks off early Tuesday morning in Tennessee and across the country.

In most Tennessee counties, polls will open at 7 a.m. Upon arriving to cast your ballot, all voters must have a photo ID.

Acceptable forms of identification include:

  • Tennessee driver’s license
  • U.S. passport
  • U.S. military ID
  • Tennessee handgun carry permit
  • Government issued ID

Polls close in most counties at 7 p.m. Anyone who is in line at the 7 p.m. cutoff time will be allowed to vote.

Hours of voting vary in some of the smaller counties due to staff. Voters are encouraged to check their polling station hours before going to vote.