Starting in 2012, registered voters in Tennessee will have to
show government-issued photo identification in order to cast a ballot at
Acceptable forms of ID include:
Tennessee drivers license with your photo
United States Passport
Photo ID issued by the Tennessee Department of Safety and Homeland Security
Photo ID issued by the federal or Tennessee state government
United States Military photo ID
Tennessee handgun carry permit with your photo
Student ID cards from state universities are NOT acceptable.
The new law requiring a government-issued photo ID to vote applies only to those voting at polling places.
It does not apply to those casting absentee ballots under state law,
including those age 60 or older who wish to vote absentee or those
voting at licensed nursing homes.