NASHVILLE, Tenn. – Tennesseans who want to vote in the Aug. 2 primary must register to vote today.

Luckily, registering is easier than ever in Tennessee using a computer, tablet or smartphone. Online voter registration allows any U.S. citizen with a driver’s license or photo ID issued by the Tennessee Department of Safety and Homeland Security to register online at

“This is the first major election cycle where Tennessee’s online voter registration has been in place. We’ve seen tremendous interest because we are meeting people online where they already are,” Secretary of State Tre Hargett said.

Early voting begins Friday, July 13, and runs Mondays through Saturdays until Saturday, July 28. Election Day is Thursday, Aug. 2.

“We have major races this election season so there will be a lot of interest as Tennesseans decide who will represent them across all levels of government. I urge voters to take advantage of early voting,” Sec. Hargett said.

Voters can also download the GoVoteTN app, available in the App Store or Google Play, to view voter-specific information. Voters can find early voting and Election Day polling locations, view and mark sample ballots and much more.