Tennessee Department of State - Division of Elections
Election Calendar

Dates

Date Event Citation Election Date
11/22/2013 If a county will be holding a May county primary, first day nominating petitions may be issued for May county primary. TCA 2-5-102(b)(5) 5/6/2014
11/22/2013 Last day the executive committee may direct the County Election Commission to call for county primary election to be held in May. (The county primary would then be held on May 6.) TCA 2-13-203(d) 5/6/2014
1/3/2014 First day nominating petitions for the August primary and county general election (if no primary held) may be issued. TCA 2-5-102(b)(5) 8/7/2014
2/6/2014 On or before this date, all candidates for the office of county road superintendent in a county holding a county primary in May must file their affidavits of qualification with the Tennessee Highway Officials Certification Board. TCA 54-7-104 5/6/2014
2/6/2014 On or before this date, all candidates for the office of Sheriff in a county holding a county primary in May must file their affidavits of qualification with the Tennessee Peace Officer Standards and Training Commission (POST). TCA 8-8-102 5/6/2014
2/20/2014 If the county will be holding a May primary, qualifying deadline, 12:00 NOON prevailing time (applies to political party candidates, candidates nominated through a political party convention, and independent candidates for the offices on the primary ballot). TCA 2-5-101(a)(2) and TCA 2-5-101(e) 5/6/2014
2/27/2014 If the county will be holding a May primary, withdrawal deadline, 12:00 NOON prevailing time. TCA 2-5-204(b) (1) 5/6/2014
3/17/2014 Write-in candidate deadline, 12:00 NOON. TCA 2-8-113(c) 5/6/2014
3/20/2014 If a county primary has not been called for the office of road superintendent, filing deadline for affidavits of qualification with the Tennessee Highway Officials Certification Board. TCA 54-7-104 8/7/2014
3/20/2014 If a county primary has not been called for the office of sheriff, filing deadline for affidavits of qualification with the Tennessee Peace Officer Standards and Training Commission (P.O.S.T.). TCA 8-8-102 8/7/2014
3/24/2014 Last day for candidates to file the statement of disclosure of interests with the Tennessee Ethics Commission. TCA 8-50-501(b) 5/6/2014
4/3/2014 Qualifying deadline, 12:00 NOON prevailing time, for candidates in the August primary election, as well as independent candidates for offices to be filled on the August or November general election ballots. TCA 2-5-101(a) 8/7/2014
4/3/2014 Qualifying deadline, 12:00 NOON prevailing time, for candidates in the August primary election, as well as independent candidates for offices to be filled on the August or November general election ballots. TCA 2-5-101(a) 11/4/2014
4/10/2014 1st Quarter campaign financial disclosure reports due. TCA 2-10-105(c)(1) 5/6/2014
4/10/2014 1st Quarter campaign financial disclosure reports due. TCA 2-10-105(c)(1) 8/7/2014
4/10/2014 1st Quarter campaign financial disclosure reports due. TCA 2-10-105(c)(1) 11/4/2014
4/10/2014 Withdrawal deadline, 12:00 NOON prevailing time, for candidates in the August primary election, as well as independent candidates for offices to be filled on the August or November general election ballots. TCA 2-5-204(b)(1) 8/7/2014
4/10/2014 Withdrawal deadline, 12:00 NOON prevailing time, for candidates in the August primary election, as well as independent candidates for offices to be filled on the August or November general election ballots. TCA 2-5-204(b)(1) 11/4/2014
4/29/2014 Pre-Primary campaign financial disclosure reports for May primary due. TCA 2-10-105(c)(1) 5/6/2014
5/1/2014 Write-in candidate withdrawal deadline. TCA 2-8-113 (c) 5/6/2014
5/2/2014 No later than 12:00 NOON prevailing time this date, the candidates, political parties, and citizens' organizations shall submit to the County Election Commission lists of names of poll watchers to serve on Election Day. TCA 2-7-104(a) 5/6/2014
5/5/2014 Last day for candidates to file statement of interests with the Tennessee Ethics Commission. TCA 8-50-501(b) 8/7/2014
5/23/2014 First day nominating petitions may be issued for the November general election (applies to municipal candidates and any county office candidate seeking to fill a vacancy on the November ballot). TCA 2-5-102(b)(5) 11/4/2014
6/18/2014 Write-in candidate deadline, 12:00 NOON. TCA 2-7-133(i) and 2-8-113(c) 8/7/2014
7/10/2014 2nd Quarter campaign financial disclosure reports due. TCA 2-10-105(c)(1) 5/6/2014
7/10/2014 2nd Quarter campaign financial disclosure reports due. TCA 2-10-105(c)(1) 8/7/2014
7/10/2014 2nd Quarter campaign financial disclosure reports due. TCA 2-10-105(c)(1) 11/4/2014
7/31/2014 Pre-General campaign financial disclosure reports for August general due. TCA 2-10-105(c)(1) 8/7/2014
7/31/2014 Pre-Primary campaign financial disclosure reports for August primary due. TCA 2-10-105(c)(1) 8/7/2014
8/2/2014 Write-in candidate withdrawal deadline. TCA 2-7-133 (i) and 2-8-113(c) 8/7/2014
8/5/2014 No later than 12:00 NOON prevailing time this date, the candidates, political parties, and citizens' organizations shall submit to the County Election Commission lists of names of poll watchers to serve on Election Day. TCA 2-7-104(a) 8/7/2014
8/21/2014 Qualifying deadline, 12:00 NOON prevailing time, for municipal candidates, and any county office candidate seeking to fill a vacancy on the November ballot. (TCA 2-5-101(a) and 5-1-104) 11/4/2014
8/28/2014 Withdrawal deadline, 12:00 NOON prevailing time, for municipal candidates and county office candidates seeking to fill a vacancy on the November ballot. TCA 2-5-204(b)(1) 11/4/2014
9/15/2014 Write-in candidate deadline, 12:00 NOON. TCA 2-7-133(i) 11/4/2014
9/22/2014 Last day for candidates to file the statement of interests with the Tennessee Ethics Commission. TCA 8-50-501(b) 11/4/2014
10/10/2014 3rd Quarter campaign financial disclosure reports due. TCA 2-10-105(c)(1) 5/6/2014
10/10/2014 3rd Quarter campaign financial disclosure reports due. TCA 2-10-105(c)(1) 8/7/2014
10/10/2014 3rd Quarter campaign financial disclosure reports due. TCA 2-10-105(c)(1) 11/4/2014
10/28/2014 Pre-General campaign financial disclosure reports for November general due. TCA 2-10-105(c)(1) 11/4/2014
10/30/2014 Write-in candidate withdrawal deadline. TCA 2-7-133 (i) 11/4/2014
10/31/2014 No later than 12:00 NOON prevailing time this date, the candidates, political parties, and citizens' organizations shall submit to the County Election Commission a list of names of poll watchers to serve on Election Day. TCA 2-7-104(a) 11/4/2014
1/26/2015 4th Quarter campaign financial disclosure reports due. TCA 2-10-105(c)(1) 5/6/2014
1/26/2015 4th Quarter campaign financial disclosure reports due. TCA 2-10-105(c)(1) 8/7/2014
1/26/2015 4th Quarter campaign financial disclosure reports due. TCA 2-10-105(c)(1) 11/4/2014
2/2/2015 Year-end supplemental campaign financial disclosure statements due. Candidates with open campaign accounts for pasts or future elections. TCA 2-10-105(c)(3) 5/6/2014
2/2/2015 Year-end supplemental campaign financial disclosure statements due. Candidates with open campaign accounts for pasts or future elections. TCA 2-10-105(c)(3) 8/7/2014
2/2/2015 Year-end supplemental campaign financial disclosure statements due. Candidates with open campaign accounts for pasts or future elections. TCA 2-10-105(c)(3) 11/4/2014