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Local Voting Information

Information on current election activity and general election schedules

Districts

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Board of Education Districts

City

Schedule

City of Knoxville
Knoxville elections are in odd-numbered years. All terms of office are 4 years. The Primary election is the last Tuesday in September. The General election is the first Tuesday in November.

Council districts 1, 2, 3, 4, 6: upcoming elections are 2017, 2021...

Mayor, municipal judge, council district 5 and council at-large: upcoming elections are 2015, 2019 ...

County

Schedule

Knox County
Knox County Primary elections are the first Tuesday in May. General elections are the first Thursday in August. All are in even-numbered years. All terms of office are 4 years.

Register of deeds, trustee, sheriff, county mayor, commissioners, clerk, school board districts 1, 4, 6, 7 and 9: upcoming elections are 2018, 2022 ...

Property assessor, law director, and school board districts 2, 3, 5 and 8: upcoming elections are 2016, 2020 ...

Farragut

Schedule

Town of Farragut
Town of Farragut elections are in odd-numbered years. Terms of office are 4 years. General election is the first Tuesday in April. Beginning in 2014 the election date was moved to the first Thursday in August to coincide with the county elections.

Mayor, one alderman per ward: upcoming elections are 2017, 2021 ...

One alderman per ward: upcoming elections are 2015, 2019 ...

Judicial Offices

Terms of office are 8 years. Primary election is the first Tuesday in May; General election is the first Thursday in August.

Four Circuit, three Criminal, one Juvenile, five General Sessions and three Chancery court judges; Supreme Court, Court of Appeals, and Criminal Court of Appeals judges; District attorney general, public defender: 2014

The Supreme Court, Court of Appeals and Criminal Court of Appeals are retention votes. The judge's name appears on the ballot with the question "Shall this judge be retained?" and the voter chooses Yes or No.

All other judicial elections are contested elections; candidates run against each other.

Clerks of the circuit and criminal courts serve four year terms. Next election is 2014.

State

Schedule

All elections are in even-numbered years. State Primary elections are the first Thursday in August. State General elections are the first Tuesday after the first Monday in November.

The Primary election for judicial offices is the first Tuesday in May. The General election is the first Thursday in August.

Representatives to the General Assembly: term of office is 2 years and upcoming elections are 2016, 2018 ...

Senators to the General Assembly from odd-numbered districts: term of office is 4 years and upcoming elections are 2018, 2022 ...

Senators to the General Assembly from even-numbered districts: term of office is 4 years and upcoming elections are 2016, 2020 ...

Governor: term of office is 4 years and upcoming elections are 2018, 2022 ...

Circuit, criminal, juvenile, general sessions and chancery court judges; Supreme Court, Court of Appeals, and Criminal Court of Appeals judges; District Attorney General: term of office is 8 years and upcoming elections are 2022, 2030 ...

Clerks of the circuit and criminal court: term of office is 4 years and upcoming elections are 2018, 2022 ...

Federal

Schedule

Federal elections are in even-numbered years. The Primary Election is the first Thursday in August. The General Election is the first Tuesday after the first Monday in November. The Presidential Preference primary may be the second Tuesday in March.

U.S. Representative to Congress: term of office is 2 years and upcoming elections are 2016, 2018 ...

U.S. Senator (currently Alexander): term of office is 6 years and upcoming elections are 2020, 2026 ...

U.S. Senator (currently Corker): term of office is 6 years and upcoming elections are 2018, 2024 ...

U.S. President and Vice President: term of office is 4 years and upcoming elections are 2016, 2020 ...

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