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News and Updates

This holiday season, give the history lover or proud Tennessean on your list the Tennessee State Capitol: A Tennessee Treasure, a new coffee-table style book created by the Tennessee State Library and Archives and published by the Secretary of State.
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Even though economic activity is still below pre-pandemic peak levels, a report from Secretary of State Tre Hargett’s office shows signs of economic recovery.
A record-breaking 3,045,401 Tennesseans, or over 68 percent of active and inactive registered voters, cast ballots in-person during early voting and on Election Day or absentee by-mail in the Nov. 3 presidential election.

Business Services

Business Information Search
Search by business name or Secretary of State Control Number in order to file annual reports and other amendments or to view the business detail.
File an Annual Report
File or prepare an Annual Report for a business entity registered in the State of Tennessee.
Uniform Commercial Code
File UCC financing statements and access the UCC database.
Workers' Compensation Exemption Registry
List of Workers' Compensation Exemption Online Processes.

Charitable Solicitations and Gaming

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Online filing for the initial renewal registration or annual exemption for a charitable organization.
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The Fantasy Sports Act of 2016 requires fantasy sports operators to obtain a license with the Division of Charitable Solicitations,
You should always ask why the charitable organization is seeking donations, how the money will be spent and if the organization is registered with the State of Tennessee.
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If you are aware of false, misleading or deceptive fundraising activity, please notify the Division.

Elections

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The Tennessee Online Voter Registration System offers a convenient way for voters to easily register or change their address if they have moved. The system allows U.S. citizens with a driver’s license or photo ID issued by the Tennessee Department of Safety and Homeland Security to register to vote online.
View candidates and more information about the Nov. 3 State and Federal General Election.
Voter Registration Information Lookup
This tool allows voters to review their registration information, see early voting and Election Day schedules and polling places.
Absentee By-mail Ballot Information
The deadline to request a by-mail ballot has passed. To facilitate timely receipt of voted absentee by-mail ballots on Election Day, the USPS has designated a post office in each of the 95 counties for voters to expedite mailing.

Tennessee State Library and Archives

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We're here to help you bring Tennessee history alive in the classroom!
Tennessee’s State Capitol is the subject of a new book published by the Office of Secretary of State Tre Hargett and created by the Tennessee State Library and Archives.

Highlighted Publications

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Board and Commission membership and vacancy information.
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Resolutions passed during the 111th General Assembly which met in 2019-2020.
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Public Acts passed during the 111th General Assembly which met in 2019-2020.
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Every person who shall be chosen or appointed to any office of trust or profit under this Constitution, or any law made in pursuance thereof, shall, before entering on the duties thereof, take an oath to support the Constitution of this State, and of the United States, and an oath of office.
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The Official Compilation of the Rules and Regulations of the State of Tennessee.
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Executive order information.
111th General Assembly Private Acts
Private Acts passed during the 111th General Assembly which met in 2019-2020.
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Electronic meetings are filed with the secretary of state pursuant to T.C.A. § 8-44-108(b)(3).

Videos

Learn more about the “Be a Patriot. Become a Poll Official.” campaign to recruit poll officials for the Aug. 6 State and Federal Primary and County General Election.
This video explains what voters can expect when casting a ballot in the state of Tennessee. It is produced by the Tennessee Secretary of State's office and the Division of Elections.
Do you ever wonder if voting matters? This video explains why your vote actually does matter and why you should vote in this upcoming election.
A documentary on the building and functions of the Tennessee State Library and Archives.
The video, which has a running time of just under 30 minutes, is narrated by former Gov. Winfield Dunn. It covers some of the highlights of Henry's career and includes remarks from people who worked with him through the years.
A documentary on the building and grounds of the Tennessee State Capitol.