Voter Registration

Any citizen of the United States, who is or will be at least 18 years old before the date of the next election and who is a resident of Tennessee, may register to vote unless disqualified under the law.

How & Where to Register


Qualified voters register to vote by completing a voter registration form obtained from, and filed with, the local county election commission.

In Person


Registration forms may be completed at the Rutherford County Election Commission Office, Department of Safety (Motor Vehicles Division), Department of Human Services, Linebaugh Library, and the Rutherford County Clerk's Office.

By Mail


Voter registration-by-mail forms may be obtained from the county elections commission office, the post office, and a variety of other public offices across the state.

When to Register


In order to participate in an election, a qualified voter must be properly registered no later than 30 days before the election. The election commission office will process any by-mail voter registration form that has been postmarked at least 30 days before the election.

Please contact the Rutherford County Election Commission, by calling 615-898-7743, or visit the office on the south side of the public square.