​Early Voting Begins Oct. 14

Tuesday, Nov. 3, is the Federal and State General Election. Early voting takes place Oct. 14–29. If you are unable to appear at your polling place on Election Day or during the Early Voting period, you may request an absentee ballot. You may request ballots to be mailed until Oct. 27.

In Franklin County, early voting takes place at the Franklin County Election Commission, 839 Dinah Shore Blvd., Winchester. Early voting will take place Monday through Friday, 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.; and Saturday, 8 a.m to noon.

In Grundy County, there are two polling locations. Scruggs Municipal Building, City Hall, Room 3, 1433 Main St., Altamont. Early voting takes place Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, and Friday at 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.; Thursday, 11 a.m. to 7 p.m.; and Saturday, 9 a.m. to noon. National Guard Armory, 107 Armory Rd., Monteagle. Voting takes place Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, and Friday at 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.; Thursday, 11 a.m. to 7 p.m.; and Saturday, 9 a.m. to noon.

In Marion County, early voting takes place at the Marion County Election Commission, 109 Academy Ave., Jasper. Early voting hours are Monday through Thursday, 8 a.m. to 4 p.m (Central); Friday, 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. (Central); and Saturday, 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. (Central).

Contact information for election offices, sample ballots and more can be found at https://sos.tn.gov/elections.

For more information, go to Franklin County http://franklincotn.us/election_commission.html, phone (931) 967-1893. In Grundy County email Grundy.Commission@tn.gov, phone (931) 692-3551. In Marion County www.marionvotes.com, phone (423) 942-2108.

Tennesseans voting should remember to bring valid state or federal photo identification with them to the polls. For information about what types of ID are acceptable, visit <GoVoteTN.com> or call (877) 850-4959.