Archive for July, 2012

Beginning January 1, 2012, all voters must present an ID containing the voter’s name and photograph when voting at the polls, whether voting early or on Election Day.

Any of the following IDs may be used, even if expired:
• Tennessee driver license with your photo
• United States Passport
• Tennessee Department of Safety and Homeland Security photo ID
• Photo ID issued by the federal or state government, such as an employee ID from the U.S. Department of Energy with your photo
• United States Military photo ID, including a Veteran Identification Card
• State-issued handgun carry permit card with your photo

What forms of photo ID are NOT acceptable?
• College student photo IDs
• Photo IDs not issued by the federal or state government, such as your discount club or bank card with your photo

Memphis Library photo card cannot be used to vote.

The only acceptable photo ID is one issued by the state or the federal government. The ID can even be from another state or expired but must be from the state or federal government.
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