June 15, 2015

Deadline for the county executive committee to notify the County Election Commission in writing that a county primary will be held with the Presidential Preference Primary. (The county primary would then be held on March 1, 2016.) March (TCA § 2-13-203(d)(1))

July 15, 2015

Mid-Year supplemental campaign financial disclosure statements due for candidates with open 2016 campaign account. March, May, August, November. (TCA §§ 2-10-105(c)(3) and 2-10-106(a))

August 24, 2015

Deadline for the county executive committee to notify the County Election Commission in writing that a May county primary will be held. (The county primary would then be held on May 3, 2016.) May. (TCA § 2-13-203(d)(1))

September 2, 2015

First day to issue nominating petitions to candidates for President in the Presidential Preference Primary. March (TCA §§ 2-5-102(b)(5) and 2-5-205(a)(2))

September 11, 2015

First day to issue nominating petitions for delegate candidates and county primary candidates, if applicable. TCA § 2-5-102(b)(5))

May 6, 2016

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

May 20, 2016

First day to issue nominating petitions for independent presidential candidates and municipal candidates. (TCA § 2-5-102(b)(5))

June 20, 2016

Deadline to mail ballots to military and overseas voters who have filed an application for ballot by this date. (TCA § 2-6-503)

July 5, 2016

Voter registration deadline. (TCA § 2-2-109)

July 15, 2016 to July 30, 2016

Early voting for the August 4 election. (TCA §§ 2-6-102(a)(1) and 2-6-103(a)(1))

September 24, 2016

Deadline to mail ballots to military and overseas voters who have filed an application for ballot by this date. November. (TCA § 2-6-503)

October 11, 2016

3rd Quarter campaign financial disclosure reports due. March, May, August, November. (TCA § 2-10-105(c)(1))

October 11, 2016

Last day to register for the November 8 Election

October 19, 2016 to November 3, 2016

Early voting period for the November 8 election. November. (TCA §§ 2-6-102(a)(1)) and 2-6-103(a)(1))

November 1, 2016

Deadline for receiving an application for a by-mail ballot. November. (TCA § 2-6-202(d)(3))

November 1, 2016

Pre-General campaign financial disclosure reports for November general due. November. (TCA § 2-10-105(c)(1))

November 8, 2016

ELECTION DAY (State and Federal General Election) November. (TCA §§2-1-104(25) and 2-3-203)

January 25, 2017

4th Quarter campaign financial disclosure reports due. March, May, August, November. (TCA § 2-10-105(c)(1))

May 18, 2017

First day to issue nominating petitions for municipal candidates whose election will be held with the November election. November

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 municpal elections held with the November general election. November

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.