Candidate Information

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

CANDIDATE APPOINTMENT OF TREASURER FORM, 2 pages

2023-2024 CAMPAIGN CONTRIBUTION LIMITS
2024 FILING SCHEDULE 


**Be Aware of the impact of new legislation**

Candidates please be aware of changes effective January 1, 2024.  Be advised of when bank statements will be required.   

Click HERE for more information from the Bureau of Ethics and Campaign Finance

Campaign Financial Candidate Forms only, 7 pages 
Campaign Financial Candidate Forms & Instructions, 16 pages   
FAQ's for Candidates on CFD   
Statement of Non-Disclosure


INTERIM FILING INFORMATION & FORM
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.

Interim Campaign Financial Disclosure Report

Interim Campaign Financial Disclosure Instructions and Sample 

PACs ONLY:  Effective July 1, 2023, all local political campaign committees (PACs) must register with the Registry of Election Finance and file all future campaign financial disclosure statements with the Registry of Election Finance. (Public Chapter 59, 2023).   

  • Click HERE to be linked to a public search area on PACs
  • Click HERE to be linked to PAC forms and Publications
    Registered PACs in Sumner County as of 6/30/2023 click HERE   This list will no longer be maintained by SCEC, current information on registered PACs and their activity should be directed to the Registry of Election Finance by the links above.

Information on filing Statement of Interests
SOI form State and Local Candidates   
SOI form Governor and Constitutional Ofc   
FAQ's
Filing requirements and how to file electronically or on paper


Certificate for Write-in Candidacy

Judicial Candidate Fact Sheet

Electronic Campaign Contributions - additional information  

Candidate Campaign Sign Policies

Various Precinct Lists

 

Qualifications for Candidates to Run for Office 

Federal, State and all County offices (including Judges) Click Here 

School Board Qualifications

Municipal Qualifications by city below

City of Gallatin
Mayor
Recorder
Alderman

City of Goodlettsville

Commissioner

City of Hendersonville
Mayor
Alderman

City of Millersville
Commissioner

City of Mitchellville
Mayor
Alderman

City of Portland
Mayor
Alderman

City of Westmoreland
Mayor
Alderman

City of White House
Mayor
City Judge
Alderman

Information about qualifying for Two Offices on the Same Ballot  or holding more than one office

Sheriff Post Certification Qualifications and Information

TN Highway Officials Bd. of Certfication Application and Information

Poll Watcher Packet 2024

Important Link for Candidates
Tennessee Registry of Election Finance