Candidate Information

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

Effective July 1, 2022, candidates and PACs are REQUIRED, in addition to other reports required to be filed with the Registry of Election Finance by Tennessee’s campaign finance statutes, to report to the Registry or the county election commission, whichever is required by T.C.A. § 2-10-105(a) and (b), detailed information on certain defined contributions and expenditures incurred “[d]uring the period beginning at twelve o’clock (12:00) midnight of the tenth day prior to a primary, general, runoff or special election or a referendum and extending through twelve o’clock (12:00) midnight of each election or referendum day.”   Please click here for the notice and below refer to Interim Forms & Instructions.

In addition, Appointment of Political Treasurer forms have been revised effective July 1, 2022 are now available below.  

NEW Candidate Appointment of Treasurer 2 pages
(Form for all state and local candidates)

Campaign Financial Candidate Forms & Instructions, 16 pages

Campaign Financial Candidate Forms only, 7 pages

Interim Campaign Financial Disclosure Report

Interim Campaign Financial Disclosure Instructions and Sample 

NEW PAC Appointment of Treasurer, 2 pages

PAC Appointment of Treasurer for Single Measure Referendum, 1 page

     - Electronic Campaign Contributions - additional information 

PAC Forms & Instructions, 18 pages

PAC Forms only, 8 pages

Current registered PACs ( Political Action Committee) in Sumner County

Statement of Non-Disclosure

NEW Statement of Interests - Revised July 1st 2022.    SOI form State and Local Ofc    SOI form Governor and Constitutional Ofc

Campaign Contribution Limits for 2021-2022

Campaign Financial Filing Schedule for 2022 Election Cycle

Certificate for Write-in Candidacy

Judicial Candidate Fact Sheet


Candidate Campaign Sign Policies

Various Precinct Lists

         Board of Education policy concerning political activity on school property


Qualifications for Office 

For an overview of the qualifications for elected federal, state
 and county offices 
Click Here 

Municipal Qualifications for Office

City of Gallatin

City of Goodlettsville


City of Hendersonville

City of Millersville

City of Mitchellville

City of Portland

City of Westmoreland

City of White House
City Judge


Sheriff Post Certification Qualifications and Information

TN Highway Officials Bd. of Certfication Application and Information

Poll Watcher Packet 2022

 Important Link for Candidates
Tennessee Registry of Election Finance