Next Election: Tuesday, March 1, 2016

Presidential Preference Primary and Sumner County Primary   





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Tuesday, March 1, 2016:
Presidential Preference and Sumner County Primaries

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Thursday, August 4, 2016:
State and Federal Primary and Sumner County General

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Tuesday, November 8, 2016
Presidential, Federal and State General and Muncipal Elections

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Early Voting for March 1, 2016 Election Starts February 10

The early voting period for the March 1, 2016 Presidential Preference and Sumner County Primaries begins Wednesday, Feburary 10, 2016 and continues until Tuesday, February 23, 2016 at the Sumner County Administration Building, 335 N. Belvedere Dr. in Gallatin, Room 112. Hours are 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Monday through Friday and 9 a.m. to Noon on Saturday, February 13 and February 20, 2016.


March 1, 2016 Presidential and County Primary Sample Ballot


March 1, 2016 Primary Candidate List


Early Voting Calendar for March 1, 2016 Primary


August 4, 2016 Election Candidate Petition Report



Petitions for August Election available beginning January 8, 2016

Qualifying petitions for the August 4, 2016 Sumner County General Election and Federal and State Primary wil be available at the Sumner County Election Commission Office beginning Friday, January 8, 2016.
Offices requiring qualifying petitions on the County General Election include Sumner County School Board Districts 2, 4, 6, 8 and 10. Federal and State Primary offices for which petitions may be picked up are U.S. Congress 6th District, State Senate District 18 and State Representative Districts 40, 44 and 45.
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Frequently asked  voter questions answered

2016 Election Cycle Appointments of Political Treasurer


What is a Presidential Delegate and what do they do?

Every Presidential election, questions concerning delegates are always asked. What is a delegate and what is their role in the Presidential selection process? The Council on Foreign Relations has provided an explanation on that process. To read, CLICK HERE

Changes made to Voter Photo ID law

The General Assembly amended Tennessee's voter photo identification law during its recently completed legislative session. Voters may no longer use photo IDs issued by other states as acceptable forms of identification when voting in person. For more information on these changes CLICK HERE.




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