Next Election: Thursday, August 4, 2016






2016 Election Cycle calendars



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

CLICK HERE for key dates and information

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

CLICK HERE for key dates and information


November 8, 2016 Election Candidate Petition Report


August 4, 2016 Election Sample Ballot


August 4, 2016 Election Candidate Petition Report


August 4, 2016 Election Early Voting Schedule


Petitions for November Municipal Elections availalbe May 20, 2016

Nominating petitions for municipal elections in Sumner County for the November 8, 2016 Election
will be availalbe at the Sumner County Election Commission office beginning Friday, May 20, 2016.
For more information CLICK HERE.


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.


All registered voters must present a Federally or Tennessee issued photo ID in order to vote. For more information on what photo ID's are acceptable or how to obtain a photo ID,  CLICK HERE


  Serve your community as a poll worker on Election Day 

Interested in serving your community as a Poll Worker? For information call (615) 452-1456 or email to or click on the Elections tab at the top of this page
and scroll down to Poll Worker Materials to sign up.