Voter ID rules are different based on whether you vote by absentee ballot or in person.
You can vote using an absentee ballot if:
Valid reasons include:
You have to apply with your county clerk to receive an absentee ballot. If you need assistance, another person can help fill out the application.
You don’t have to include ID with your application.
You don’t have to include ID when returning your completed ballot.
Tennessee does not allow you to return your ballot electronically.
You must show a photo ID to vote in Tennessee.
You can use one of these photo IDs if it has your name:
Even if these IDs are expired, they’re still okay to use.
Some people don’t have to show a photo ID in Indiana. Exceptions to the law include:
If you fit one of these exceptions, you can vote without a photo ID. You just need to sign a form that confirms who you are (it’s called an affidavit).
Page Updated: August 2023