"There is a lot of initial enthusiasm from people for early voting", he said.
Lisa Adam, Guadalupe County Elections Administrator, and her employees are working against the clock to enter all voter registration information before the start of early voting Monday.
Voters may also submit their ballot via mail prior to election day.
About 59 percent of voters cast early or absentee ballots in the last presidential election in 2012. Bledsoe County saw the lowest rate of early voting at 30 percent, followed by Union, Hancock, Marion and Gibson counties.
Kaylor Robinson, the voter outreach coordinator for Orange County Board of Elections, said registrations at UNC's campus have been coming in by the thousands over the past two months.
The early voting period in Tennessee starts Wednesday, Oct. 19 and continues through November 3. Gregory Miller, co-founder of the Oset Institute, which works with election officials to update infrastructure, said most voting machines are running on outdated software like Windows 2000.
Residents 65 and older, disabled, or those who will be away from their county or out of the country this election must fill out a mail-in ballot application by October 28 to vote by mail in the upcoming election.
Courtney Sams, president of Young Democrats, said they are definitely encouraging students to vote for Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton.
High turnout was reported at several polling locations around Tennessee on Wednesday as the state's early voting period got underway.
Early voting is not new and has been a popular option for absentee voters for years.
On Election Day, Tuesday, November 8, voters must go to their regular precinct for voting. "I just ask that if there are longer lines that people be patient. We are doing our best to do the job properly".