Election Calendar

November 17, 2017

If a May primary will be held, first day to issue nominating petitions.  May

November 17, 2017

Deadline for the county executive committee to revoke or rescind its call for a May county primary.  May

January 1, 2018

First day to receive requests for by-mail ballots from military and overseas voters.  May, August, November

January 5, 2018

First day to issue nominating petitions for the federal and state primary elections, and first day to issue nominating petitions for the county general election if a county primary has not been called.  August

January 31, 2018

First day to receive requests for by-mail ballots from persons other than military and overseas voters. May

February 1, 2018

If a May county primary will be held, deadline for sheriff candidates to file an affidavit of qualification with the Peace Officer Standards and Training Commission (POST) and for county road superintendent candidates to file an affidavit of qualification with the Tennessee Highway Officials Certification Board.  May

February 15, 2018

Qualifying deadline, 12:00 NOON prevailing time, for offices on May county primary ballot.  May

February 22, 2018

Withdrawal deadline, 12:00 NOON prevailing time, for offices on May county primary ballot.  May

March 22, 2018

If no May county primary will be held, deadline for sheriff candidates to file an affidavit of qualification with the Peace Officer Standards and Training Commission (POST) and for county road superintendent candidates to file an affidavit of qualification with the Tennessee Highway Officials Certification Board.  August

April 2, 2018

Last day to register to vote for the May 1 election.

April 5, 2018

Qualifying deadline, 12:00 NOON prevailing time, for offices on August ballot.  August

April 11, 2018 to April 26, 2018

Early voting period for May 1 county primary election.

April 12, 2018

Withdrawal deadline, 12:00 NOON prevailing time, for offices on August ballot.  August

April 24, 2018

Deadline for receiving an application for a by-mail ballot.  May

May 1, 2018

Election Day

County primary elections in counties where one or more primary elections have been called by August 21, 2017.

May 4, 2018

First day to receive requests for by-mail ballots from persons other than military and overseas voters. August

July 3, 2018

Last day to register to vote for the August 2 election.

July 13, 2018 to July 28, 2018

Early voting period for August 2 election.

July 26, 2018

Deadline for receiving an application for a by-mail ballot.  August

August 2, 2018

Election Day

Federal and state primary election and county general election.

August 8, 2018

First day to receive requests for by-mail ballots from persons other than military and overseas voters. November

August 16, 2018

Qualifying deadline, 12:00 NOON prevailing time, for municipal candidates with municpal elections held with the November general election.  November

August 23, 2018

Withdrawal deadline, 12:00 NOON prevailing time, for municipal candidates with municipal elections held with the November general election.

October 9, 2018

Last day to register to vote for the November 6 election.

October 17, 2018 to November 1, 2018

Early voting period for November 6 election.

October 30, 2018

Deadline for receiving an application for a by-mail ballot.  November

November 6, 2018

Election Day

Federal and state general election.