Tennessee Elections

for 2018

General election is on Nov. 06, 2018. 

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Register to vote by downloading the voter registration form from at Get the form,

OR Call (877) 850-4959 to request one by mail

Get your sample ballot at Sample Ballot Lookup.

Early voting starts 20 days before Election Day and ends 5 days before Election Day.

Voter’s registration deadline is:

  • In-Person: 30 days before Election Day.
  • By Mail: 30 days before Election Day.
  • Online: N/A

Federal Level

President: There is NO candidate running for president in 2018

Senator: There are Democratic candidate running for the senate is: Phil Bredesen

US Congress: The Democratic candidates running for the US House of Representatives are:

District 1:Marty Olsen; District 2:Renee Hoyos; District 3:Danielle Mitchell; District 4:Mariah Phillips; District 5:Jim Cooper (Incumbent); District 6:Dawn Barlow; District 7:Justin Kanew; District 8:Erika Stotts Pearson ; District 9:Steve Cohen (Incumbent).

State Level

State Executive Level

Governor: The Democratic candidat running for governor is: Karl Dean – Former Nashville Mayor

State senate:

18 seats out of the chamber’s 33 seats are up for election in 2018. The primary election is on August 2, 2018, and the general election is on November 6, 2018.

District 1:No Dem ; District 2:No Dem; District 3:No Dem; District 4:No Dem; District 5:Stuart Starr; District 7:Jamie Ballinger; District 9:Carl Lansden; District 11:Randall Price;District 13:Kelly Northcutt; District 15:Angela Hedgecough; District 17:Mary Alice Carfi; District 19:Brenda Gilmore; District 21:Jeff Yarbro (i); District 23:Kristen Grimm; District 25:Wade Munday; District 27:Savannah Williamson; District 29:Raumesh Akbari; District 31:Gabby Salinas; District 33:.Katrina Robinson.

State House seats:

All 99 House seats are up for election in 2018. Please vote for the Democratic candidate that represents your district.

School Board Elections:

2018 Tennessee School Board Elections
District Primary Election General Election Runoff Election Regular term length Seats up for election Total board seats 2015-16 enrollment
Clarksville-Montgomery County School System N/A 8/2/2018 N/A 4 4 7 32,605
Hamilton County School District N/A 8/2/2018 N/A 4 5 9 44,413
Knox County School District N/A 8/2/2018 N/A 4 5 9 60,308
Metropolitan Nashville Public Schools N/A 8/2/2018 N/A 4 4 9 85,598
Rutherford County Schools N/A 8/2/2018 N/A 4 3 7 43,085
Shelby County Schools N/A 8/2/2018 N/A 4 4 9 114,487
Williamson County Schools N/A 8/2/2018 N/A 4 7 12 36,874


Municipal Level:

  • Davidson County, Tennessee – Chancery court, county clerk, criminal court clerk, criminal court judge, general sessions court judge, juvenile court clerk, public defender, register of deeds, sheriff, trustee, metro council (special election)
  • Nashville, Tennessee – Mayor (special election)
  • Shelby County, Tennessee – County mayor, county commissioner, county trustee, property assessor, county sheriff, circuit court clerk, probate court clerk, juvenile court clerk, county clerk, and county register