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You must submit a written request containing the information below to your local county election commission office by the seventh day before Election Day.
A completed ballot must be received via postal mail by the county election office by the close of the polls on Election Day.
FROM THE BOARD OF ELECTIONS WEBSITE
To vote as an early voter, a registered voter may vote without giving a reason during the established early voting period. The early voting period typically begins twenty (20) days before an election and ends five (5) days before an election. In those instances in a city election where there is not any opposition on the ballot, there shall be no early voting period.
To vote by mail, a registered voter must fall under one of the following categories:
The voter is hospitalized, ill, or physically disabled and because of such condition, cannot vote in person;
The voter is a caretaker of a person who is hospitalized, ill, or disabled. (...)
Tenn. Code Ann. § 2-6-401
A voter can request an absentee ballot if they are hospitalized with 20 days of the election, delivered by “emergency registrars.” A voter can vote in-person absentee between five days and one day before the election if there is a death in the family or they receive a subpoena requiring their absence on Election Day.