Key Dates for the 2018 Election Cycle

Tuesday, May 1, 2018

County Primary (if called by August 21, 2017)

 

First Day to Pick Up Petitions Thursday, November 17, 2017
Qualifying Deadline Thursday, February 15, 2018 at 12:00 Noon
Withdrawal Deadline Thursday, February 22, 2018 at 12:00 Noon
Voter Registration Deadline Monday, April 2, 2018
Early Voting Period Wednesday, April 11 – Thursday, April 26, 2018

Thursday, August 2, 2018

Primary and General Election

Primary elections will be held for Governor, U.S. Senate, U.S. House of Representatives, Tennessee Senate (odd-numbered districts), and Tennessee House of Representatives. General elections will be held for applicable county offices, as well as for state judicial offices where a vacancy has occurred.

 

First Day to Pick Up Petitions Friday, January 5, 2018
Qualifying Deadline Thursday, April 5, 2018 at 12:00 Noon
Withdrawal Deadline Thursday, April 12, 2018 at 12:00 Noon
Voter Registration Deadline Tuesday, July 3, 2018
Early Voting Friday, July 13 – Saturday, July 28, 2018

 

Tuesday, November 6, 2018

General Election

 

First Day to Pick Up Petitions Friday, January 5, 2018
Qualifying Deadline Thursday, April 5, 2018 at 12:00 Noon (for offices on the August ballot)
Withdrawal Deadline Thursday, April 12, 2018 at 12:00 Noon (for offices on the August ballot)
Voter Registration Deadline Tuesday, October 9, 2018
Early Voting Wednesday, October 17 – Thursday, November 1, 2018