Elections

Elections

Voter Guide

Election Dates

State/Federal General Election

Aug 5 First Day to Request an Absentee Ballot
Oct 5 Deadline for Voter Registration
Oct 14 Early Voting Starts
Oct 27 Last Day to Request an Absentee Ballot
Oct 29 Early Voting Ends
Nov 3 Election

Voter Registration and Election Information

For Anderson County, election information (including registering to vote) is available on the Anderson County Election Commission website: www.acelect.com  Alternatively, you can call them at 865-457-6238 (Monday-Friday, 8:30 am - 4:30 pm), or email acec [at] andersonTN.org

For Roane County, election information (including registering to vote) is available on the Roane County Election Commission website:  www.roaneelections.com Alternatively, you can call them at 865-376-3184 (Monday-Friday, 8:30 am - 4:30 pm), or email rcec [at] roaneelections.com

For Knox County, election information (including registering to vote) is available on the Knox County Election Commission website:  www.knoxcounty.org/election Alternatively, you can call them at 865-215-2480 (Monday-Friday, 8:00 am - 4:30 pm), or email election.central [at] knoxcounty.org

Absentee Voting (Voting by Mail) 

Information about absentee voting in Tennessee is available on the Tennessee Secretary of State website:
https://sos.tn.gov/products/elections/absentee-voting

Yiou can download an application for an absentee ballot at:
https://sos-tn-gov-files.tnsosfiles.com/Absentee%20Ballot%20Request%20Form.pdf  The application includes valid reasons for requesting to vote by mail.

Candidate Information

The 2020 Candidate guides will be available on VOTE411.org for the November 3, 2020 State/Federal Election before the day of the election. This will include all of the candidates' biographical information, as well their responses to questions posed by LWV.
 
VOTE411 is an online voter information guide that began in 2006 at the national league level, and now has nearly 300 local leagues participating. To use it, simply log on to www.VOTE411.org, and follow the instructions.  The site uses GIS data from the U.S. Census Bureau and State Comptroller’s Office to identify your voting district from the address you enter. Therefore, the races you see should be only those pertaining to your district.  Please know that the information you provide and selections you make while using the site aren’t being collected or retained.