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Upcoming Elections

Make sure you're registering in time to vote, at least 30 days before the next election. 2018 is going to be a big year for Tennessee, with elections coming up for a new Governor and new US Senate and House representatives. 

January 31 - April 24*

Beginning and end of window to request an absentee ballot for the May 1 Election. Find absentee ballot request & submission instructions here.

*Different rules apply for military personnel and Tennesseans living overseas. Find more info here and thank you for your service!

April 2

Last day to register to vote for the May 1 Primary & County elections.

April 11-26

Early voting period for May 1 county primary election. Early voting locations are different than your official location the day of the election. Find your early voting location here and don't forget to bring an ID

May 1

Election Day. County primary elections in counties where one or more primary elections have been called by August 21, 2017. Find your voting location here and don't forget to bring an ID

May 4 - July 26

Beginning and end of window to request an absentee or by-mail ballot for the August 2nd Election. Find absentee ballot request & submission instructions here.

*Different rules apply for military personnel and Tennesseans living overseas. Find more info here and thank you for your service!

May 24

Davidson County Special Election for Mayor- Sample Ballot

July 3

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

July 13-28

Early voting period for August 2 election. Don't forget to bring an ID!

July 26th

Deadline for receiving a by-mail ballot. Anyone can submit a ballot by mail!

August 2

Election Day. Federal and state primary election and county general election. Don't forget to bring an ID!

August 8 - October 17

Beginning and end of window to request an absentee or by-mail ballot for the November 6 Election. Find absentee ballot request & submission instructions here.

*Different rules apply for military personnel and Tennesseans living overseas. Find more info here and thank you for your service!

October 9

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

October 30

Deadline for receiving by-mail ballot- anyone can submit a by-mail ballot! 

October 17 - November 1

Early voting period for November 6th election. Find your early voting location here and don't forget to bring an ID

November 6

Election Day. Federal and state primary election and county general election. Find your voting location here and don't forget to bring an ID

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For the official list from the Tennessee Secretary of State of all key dates for the 2018 election cycle, visit: Key Dates