Note to the public:

As of 4:30 p.m. March 20, 2020, all Sumner County Government buildings closed. This closure will continue until further notice due to the unprecedented pandemic that we are currently experiencing. Sumner County will continue running essential government functions.

Sumner County residents who need to register to vote or make name or address changes to their voter registration are encouraged to go online at  

Correspondence may be sent to the email or by calling our regular phone number of 615-452-1456.  You may also call 615-864-4573 or 615-864-4568.  PLEASE NOTE: These numbers do not accept voice messages or text messages at this time only the email.

Instructions for submission of completed candidate petitions and issuance of a new petition for the August 6, 2020 State and Federal Primary and County General are as follows:

Completed Candidate petitions may be dropped off at the Trustee Department drive through ONLY during the regular business office hours of Monday through Friday, 8:00 4:30 p.m.  Original documents and signatures are required.

Candidates who wish to be issued a petition for the August 02, 2020 election must book an appointment between 8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Monday through Friday  by contacting 615-864-4573 or 615-864-4568.  PLEASE NOTE: These numbers do not accept voice messages or text messages.

Deadline to submit a Petition is 12:00 p.m. (NOON), April 02, 2020.

It is strongly recommend to maintain contact with the Sumner County Government website at or for further information visit

Thank you for your patience and cooperation through this state of emergency.

Best Regards,

Lori D. Atchley, Sumner County Administrator of Elections

Next Election: August 6, 2020

Federal and State Primary and
Sumner County General


To read a complete statement on our voting machine security, CLICK HERE.


       Register to Vote Online




Online voter registration - The Tennessee Secretary of State’s   office is proud to offer online voter registration. The site  provides voters with convenient access to register to vote or to update an existing voter registration. To register or change your registration online CLICK HERE.


Candidate Petition Report for August 6, 2020 Election



Candidate petitions for August 6, 2020
are available at the Election Commission Office

Qualifying petitions for the August 6, 2020 Federal and State Primary Election and Sumner County School Board are available at the Sumner County Election Office, 355 N. Belvedere Dr., Room 106 in Gallatin beginning Monday, February 3, 2020. For complete information CLICK HERE.

Appointments of Political Treasurers

for 2020 Election Cycle

NOTE :Candidates are required to file an
appointment of political treasurer before spending
or collecting any money. 

Campaign Financial Disclosure Schedule


Candidate Contribution Limits for 2019-2020


2020 Election Factsheets




Frequently asked voter questions

Early Voting Dates for 2020 Election Cycle

  • August 6 Federal and State Primary and Sumner County General Election: Friday, July 17 thru Saturday, August 1 and
  • November 3 Federal and State General and Municipal Elections: Wednesday, October 14 thru Thursday, October 29.