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Beginning Wednesday, Davidson County residents can vote early for the Nov. 6 midterm election, which includes races for U.S. Senate, governor, Tennessee's 5th Congressional District and more. The early voting period runs through Thursday, Nov. 1.

A sample ballot for the election can be found on the Davidson County Election Commission's website.

Here are a few thing to know before you head to the polls:

When can I early vote?

All locations will open at 8 a.m. each day. On Mondays and Fridays, they will remain open until 5:30 p.m. On Tuesdays and Thursdays, they will be open until 7 p.m. and on Wednesdays and Saturdays until 4:30 p.m. Voting sites are closed on Sundays.

What do I need to bring?

Not sure what to take with you on Election Day? Just remember to have a valid photo ID, which can be a driver's license or photo ID issued by the Tennessee Department of Safety and Homeland Security. Photo identifications issued by Tennessee state government or the federal government are acceptable even if they are expired.

Registered voters do not have to present a voter registration card to vote.

Where can I vote?

Here's a look at how many Davidson County residents have voted so far. According to the graph below, which does not include votes cast so far on Thursday, the Green Hills Library is the second most popular early voting location.

Early voting numbers - midterm

Unlike Election Day, when voters must visit their designated polling location, residents can vote early at any of the following locations:

  • Belle Meade City Hall – 4705 Harding Pike

  • Bellevue Library – 720 Baugh Road

  • Bordeaux Library – 4000 Clarksville Pike

  • Casa Azafrán Community Center – 2195 Nolensville Pike

  • Edmondson Pike Library – 5501 Edmondson Pike

  • Goodlettsville Community Center – 200 Memorial Drive, Goodlettsville

  • Green Hills Library – 3701 Benham Avenue

  • Hermitage Library – 3700 James Kay Lane, Hermitage

  • Howard Office Building – 700 2nd Avenue South

  • Madison Station Fifty Forward – 301 Madison Street, Madison

  • Southeast Library – 5260 Hickory Hollow Parkway, Antioch

Is it too late to register for this election?

Yes. The deadline to register for this election was Oct. 9. Unsure about your status? Find out here.

What else should I know?

Here are some related stories to prepare for what you'll see on the ballot this year:

Dylan Skye Aycock is a Nashville-based journalist and photographer. As a reporter for Rover, Aycock follows transportation, housing and retail trends, as well as other hyperlocal and city-wide issues that affect residents in Green Hills and Belle Meade.

She previously contributed written and visual content to The Murfreesboro Pulse, American Songwriter Magazine and The Tennessean. Aycock earned a journalism degree from Middle Tennessee State University, where she honed her craft as editor-in-chief of Sidelines, the university's student-run publication. When she's not out on assignment or live-tweeting city council meetings, you can find her discovering new local spots or catching a show at one of Nashville's many music venues.

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