Next Election: November 8, 2016

Presidential, Federal and State General Election

and Municipal Elections


Registration Deadline for November Election is Tuesday, October 11

For Sumner County residents not already registered to vote, the registration deadline for the November 8, 2016 Election is Tuesday, October 11. 
In addition to the Presidential election, the ballot will include the Federal and State General Election and elections for the cities of Gallatin, Goodlettsville, Hendersonville, Millersville, Portland, Westmoreland and White House.

 Important Dates to Remember

  • Wednesday, August 10 - First day to request and absentee ballot;
  • Thursday, Noon, August 18 - Qualifying deadline for municiapl offices;
  • Thursday, Noon, August 15 - Withdrawal deadline for municpal offices;
  • Tuesday, October 11 - Last day to register to vote to be eligible for November 8 election;
  • Wednesday, October 19 - First day of early voting;
  • Tuesday, November 1 - Last day to request or mail an absentee ballot and
  • Thursday, November 3 - Last day of early voting.




November 8, 2016 Election Early Voting Schedule


November 8, 2016 Election Sample Ballot


Election Calendar for Tuesday, November 8, 2016 Election

CLICK HERE for more key dates and information


November 8, 2016 Election Candidate Petition Report


Deadline for Municipal Candidate Petitions is Noon, August 18

The deadline for nominating petitions for municipal elections in Sumner County to be returned to the Election Commission office is Noon, Thursday August 18, 2016 Election.
In order to qualify to run for offices on the ballot in the cities of Gallatin, Goodlettsville, Hendersonville, Millersville, Portland, Westmoreland and White House, candidates must meet the Noon deadline. 

Frequently asked  voter questions answered

2016 Election Cycle Appointments of Political Treasurer


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


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