Next Election: August 4, 2022
State & Federal Primary, State Judicial and Sumner County General Election
What you need to know about the August 4th Election
Early Voting will begin Friday, July 15th and continue through Saturday, July 30th. Any registered voter may appear at any of the sites listed where voting is occurring during this time to cast their ballot for the August election. To view the calendar, please CLICK HERE.
If you need to vote absentee, please call our office or use our Absentee Ballot Request form that appears below in our Frequently asked voter questions area. The deadline to request and mail an absentee ballot is Thursday, July 28th.
Sample ballots for the August 4th, 2022 Federal & State Primary and Sumner County Primary are available to view under the Elections tab and below is the condensed sample ballot.
Petition Pick Up for the November 8th Election
Petitions for the Sumner County Municipal Elections will be available at the Sumner County Election Office beginning Monday, June 20th located at 355 N Belvedere Dr., Rm 106 in Gallatin. Be advised, this is a county holiday and the county administration building will be closed for other business. You will need to call our office number for admittance at 615-452-1456.
The deadline to return petitions is Noon, Thursday August 18, 2022 to the Sumner County Election Commission.
How has redistricting affected how I vote?
The link below reflects the assigned district and voting precinct details for your address. You will be able to see if your precinct or districts have changed as a result of the redistricting process. CLICK HERE and simply insert your full address to view the details.
See how to register below!
Online voter registration - The Tennessee Secretary of State’s office is proud to offer online voter registration. The site provides voters with convenient access to register to vote or to update an existing voter registration. In order to vote in the August State and Federal Primary and County General you must have be registered by Tuesday, July 5th, 2022. To register or change your registration online CLICK HERE.
Frequently asked voter questions
- Check Your Voter Status with Voter Lookup (updated weekly by State Election office)
- NEW Check Your Legislative District Status with TN District Lookup (updated weekly by State Election office) Just input your home address to obtain the most current information.
- What is required for voting?
- Do I have to show up to vote?
- Find Your Polling Location
- Update voter Registration/Address Change/Name Change
- Absentee Voting link to the TN Division of Elections (including all reasons for voting absentee)
- Absentee Ballot Request Form (fillable)
- Military/Overseas Voting
- Military/Overseas Form 76
- Purging Voter Registration
- In case of death how is a registration purged?
- Physician's Statement (Dr. Certified form)
2022 Election Dates:
August 4, 2022: Federal and State Primary and Sumner County General Election
November 8, 2022: Federal and State General Election and Sumner County Municipal Elections
Important Voter Information
New districts for the Sumner County Commission and the School Board have been approved by the Sumner County Commission. Voters will choose representatives from those new districts in the May 3, 2022 Sumner County Primary and the August 4, 2022 County General Election. HOWEVER, until those elected candidates take office after the August 4, 2022 election, the current representatives remain in place.
The Sumner County Election Commission meets monthly, the second Tuesday of the month at 4:00 pm.
Sumner County Election Commission:
M. Allen Ehmling, Chairman
Patricia D. Collins, Secretary
J. Michael Fussell, Member
Jeffery B. Hulsey, Member
Denise D. Shepherd, Member
Lori D. Atchley, Administrator
Administrator of Elections
Sumner County Election Office
355 North Belvedere Drive, Room 106
Gallatin, TN 37066
Phone: (615) 452-1456 | Fax: (615) 230-6147
Office Hours: Monday - Friday, 8:00 a.m. - 4:30 pm
E-mail address: firstname.lastname@example.org
Serve your community as a poll worker
Interested in serving your community as a Poll Worker? For information call (615) 452-1456 or email to email@example.com or click on the Elections tab at the top of this page and scroll down to Poll Worker Materials to sign up. Election Day pay rates begin at $125 depending on the job.
To sign up CLICK HERE.