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Election Schedule

2018 State and Federal General Election Schedule

August 8, 2018

First day to request an absentee ballot

October 9, 2018

Final day to register to vote before election

October 17, 2018

First day of Early Voting period

October 30, 2018

Final day to request an absentee ballot

November 1, 2018

Final day of Early Voting period

November 6, 2018

Election Day


2019 - City of Knoxville Primary Election

City of Knoxville elections are in odd-numbered years. All terms of office are 4 years. The Primary election is the last Tuesday in August of every odd-numbered year. 

Offices on the ballot in 2019:

  • City Mayor
  • City Council at-Large, Seat A
  • City Council at-Large, Seat B
  • City Council at-Large, Seat C
  • City Council, District 5
  • Municipal Judge

Schedule:

  • Monday, March 18, 2019 - First day to pick up a nominating petition from the KCEC office
  • Thursday, May 16, 2019 at NOON - Candidate Qualifying Deadline
  • Thursday, May 23, 2019 at NOON - Candidate Withdrawal Deadline
  • Wednesday, May 29, 2019 - First day to request an absentee ballot
  • Monday, July 29, 2019 - Final day to register to vote before election
  • Wednesday, August 7, 2019 - First day of Early Voting period
  • Tuesday, August 20, 2019 - Final day to request an absentee ballot
  • Thursday, August 22, 2019 - Final day of Early Voting period
  • Tuesday, August 27, 2019 - Election Day

2019 - City of Knoxville Regular (General) Election

City of Knoxville elections are in odd-numbered years. All terms of office are 4 years. The Regular (General) election is the first Tuesday after the first Monday in November of every odd-numbered year. 

Offices on the ballot in 2019:

  • City Mayor (only if one candidate did not receive a majority of all votes cast in Primary Election)
  • City Council, Seat A (top two (2) candidates from Primary on ballot)
  • City Council, Seat B (top two (2) candidates from Primary on ballot)
  • City Council, Seat C (top two (2) candidates from Primary on ballot)
  • City Council, District 5 (top two (2) candidates from Primary on ballot)
  • Municipal Judge (only if one candidate did not receive a majority of all votes cast in Primary Election)

Schedule:

  • Wednesday, August 7, 2019 - First day to request an absentee ballot
  • Monday, October 7, 2019 - Final day to register to vote before election
  • Wednesday, October 16, 2019 - First day of Early Voting period
  • Tuesday, October 29, 2019 - Final day to request an absentee ballot
  • Thursday, October 31, 2019 - Final day of Early Voting period
  • Tuesday, November 5, 2019 - Election Day
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