Tuesday, May 3, 2022
State Judicial and County Primary Election

(State judges, District Attorney General, Public Defender, General Sessions Judge, Sheriff, County Clerk, Trustee, Circuit Court Clerk, Register of Deeds)

December 20, 2021    First day to issue petitions for May election (may be delayed for some offices for redistricting)
February 17, 2022     NOON, qualifying deadline for county primary
February 24, 2022     NOON, withdrawal deadline

April 4, 2022              Voter registration deadline for May election
April 13-April 28, 2022         Early Voting
April 26, 2022            Last day to request Absentee Ballot for May election

Thursday, August 4, 2022
State/Federal primary; State/County General Election

(Governor, U.S. House, Tenn. House, State Executive Committeeman, State Executive Committeewoman, County Executive, County Commission, School Board (odd-numbered districts), Spring City Commission)

April 6, 2022               Deadline for Spring City to request the Rhea County Election Commission to hold a municipal election in August

February 7, 2022       First day to issue petitions for August election (may be delayed for some offices for redistricting)
April 7, 2022              NOON, Qualifying deadline
April 14, 2022            NOON, Withdrawal deadline

July 5, 2022                Voter registration deadline for August election
July 15 – July 30, 2022         Early voting
July 28, 2022              Deadline to request Absentee Ballot for August election

Tuesday, November 8, 2022
State/Federal General Election

(Independent candidates for Governor, U.S. House, Tennessee House must meet qualifying dates for the August election.)

October 11, 2022       Voter registration deadline for November election
October 19- November 3, 2022        Early voting
November 1, 2022     Deadline to request Absentee Ballot for November election