MEMPHIS, Tenn — Early voting has ended and the candidates are gearing up for Oct. 5, Election Day for the Memphis municipal elections.
There’s a long list of candidates running for mayor and city council positions. In a crowded pool of 17 mayoral candidates, Shelby County Administrator of Elections Linda Phillips recommends voters do their homework and get to know the candidates before getting to the polls. Find a sample ballot HERE.
ABC24 has been profiling candidates vying for the role of Memphis mayor, which can be found HERE.
Memphis Libraries also has provided a Meet the Candidates guide HERE.
Polls are open on election day from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m.. Need to find your polling and district information? Click HERE.
You need a photo ID to vote in Tennessee.
The election commission said any of the following IDs can be used, even if expired:
- A Tennessee State issued driver 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
College student IDs and photo IDs not issued by the federal or Tennessee state government are NOT acceptable. That includes county- or city-issued photo IDs, such as library cards, and driver’s licenses issued by other states.
Check your registration status at https://sos.tn.gov/govotetn.
Learn what to expect when you head to the polls HERE.
Absentee ballot requests were due Sept. 28. Early voting ended Sept. 30.