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Knox County Election Commission – 2020 Election Schedule

Notes:

  • Information contained herein is subject to change. Please consult the Election Commission website for the latest information.
  • Both independent and partisan candidates have the same qualifying deadlines as listed for each office.
  • Offices and referendum questions are subject to be added to the ballot of any election.
  • State Law requires municipal elections and school board elections to be non-partisan.
  • Vacancy elections are to fill the remainder of an unexpired term.

August 6, 2020 – Federal/State Primary, County General, and Town of Farragut Municipal Election

The Federal/State Primary, County General, and Town of Farragut Municipal Election is held on the first Thursday in August of every even-numbered year.

Offices on the ballot:

  • US Senate
  • US House of Representatives, District 2
  • Tennessee Senate, District 6
  • Tennessee House of Representatives, Districts 13, 14, 15, 16, 18, 19, 89
  • Criminal Court Judge, Division II (to complete an unexpired term)
  • Public Defender (to complete an unexpired term)
  • Democratic State Executive Committeewoman, District 5 (to complete an unexpired term)
  • County Commission, Districts 1, 2, 4, 5, 6, 8, 9
  • Assessor of Property
  • County Law Director
  • School Board, Districts 2, 3, 5, 8 (non-partisan)
  • Town of Farragut - Alderman, Ward 1 (non-partisan)
  • Town of Farragut - Alderman, Ward 2 (non-partisan)

Schedule:

  • Monday, February 3, 2020 – First day to pick up a nominating petition for state

races and Town of Farragut races from the KCEC office

  • Thursday, April 2, 2020 at NOON - Candidate Qualifying Deadline
  • Thursday, April 9, 2020 at NOON - Candidate Withdrawal Deadline
  • Friday, May 8, 2020 - First day to request an absentee ballot
  • Tuesday, July 7, 2020 - Final day to register to vote before election
  • Friday, July 17, 2020 - First day of Early Voting period (Registered voters can vote at ANY Early Voting location)
  • Thursday, July 30, 2020 - Final day to request an absentee ballot
  • Saturday, August 1, 2020 - Final day of Early Voting period
  • Thursday, August 6, 2020 - Election Day (Registered voters MUST VOTE AT THEIR ASSIGNED PRECINCT)
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