2022 Election Calendar
Key Dates for the 2022 Election Cycle
Tuesday, May 3, 2022
State and County Primary Election
Primaries for state judicial offices and applicable county offices will be held where a party calls for a primary. The deadlines below apply to all candidates for these offices if a primary has been called, whether they will be nominated by primary or caucus or file as independent candidates. No petition is necessary for caucus nominations, however, the nominating party must submit the caucus nomination by the qualifying deadline.
Thursday, August 4, 2022
State and Federal Primary Election and State and County General Election
Primary elections will be held for Governor, U.S. House of Representatives, Tennessee Senate (odd-numbered districts), and Tennessee House of Representatives. General elections will be held for state judicial offices and applicable county offices. These deadlines also apply to independent candidates for these offices.
Tuesday, November 8, 2022
State and Federal General Election
All candidates (including independents) for Governor, U.S. House of Representatives, Tennessee Senate (odd-numbered districts), and Tennessee House of Representatives must follow the qualifying dates for the August election. For municipal elections held with the November election, the qualifying dates below apply.