August 7th, 2014 is election day! Many important races and ballot measures will be decided by just a few votes, one of them could be yours! Below is some information about voting and engaging in the election that you might find helpful. If you have any questions or would like any additional resources, please call our election hotline at 615.414.1030
Don't Wait! Vote Early! You can beat the long lines on election day, and vote early! Early voting is happening statewide from July 18th-August 2nd. Click here to learn more. If you have questions, need more information, or need a ride to the polls please call TIRRC at 615-414-1030
Don’t forget your Photo ID! By law, voters are now required to present a state- or federally-issued photo ID in order to vote. College student IDs, issued from a state school, will not be accepted. For more information about the new Photo ID law, click here.
Help get out the immigrant vote! TIRRC is looking for volunteers to support our efforts to engage New American voters in the election this year. Through door-to-door canvasses, phone banking, poll-watching and events, volunteers will engage with Nashville’s diverse immigrant community in conversations about the importance of voting, how to vote, and issues of importance to the immigrant community. Call or email Cesar Bautista to learn more! Cesar@tnimmigrant.org; 615-833-0384
- No experience necessary, all volunteers will receive training.
- Volunteer shifts are in Nashville, weeknight evenings and Saturdays.
- Volunteer shifts are 4 hours each
Register to vote! If you are eligible to vote, but have not registered yet. Register today! The deadline has passed to vote in the August 7th election, but if you register before October 6th you can vote in the November 4th election! Click here for more information on registering to vote.