Important Dates for the 2020 Election Cycle

Presidential Preference and County Primaries
(withdraw request for primary)
March 3, 2020
(September 13, 2019)
State Primary & County General ElectionAugust 6, 2020
State and Federal General ElectionNovember 3, 2020

Offices subject to March Primary and August County General Elections

(Depending on action by the Rhea County Republican and Democratic Parties, candidates for the following offices would be subject to the dates set out here: Assessor of Property, Road Superintendent)

First day to pick up a petitionOctober 14, 2019
Qualifying deadline NOON, Thursday, December 12, 2019
Withdrawal deadline NOON, Thursday, December 19, 2019
Last day to register to vote February 3, 2020
Early Voting begins February 12, 2020
Early Voting ends February 25, 2020

Offices subject to the County General Election but NOT to the May Primary

(School Board – even-numbered districts, Spring City Mayor, Spring City Commission – 2 seats)

First day to pick up a petitionFebruary 3, 2020
Qualifying deadline NOON, Thursday, April 2, 2020
Withdrawal deadline NOON, Thursday, April 9, 2020
Last day to register to vote July 7, 2020
Early Voting begins July 17, 20120
Early Voting ends August 1, 2020

Graysville Municipal Election ONLY (November)

First day to pick up a petition June 22, 2020
Qualifying deadline NOON, Thursday, August 20, 2020
Withdrawal deadline NOON, Thursday, August 27, 2020

Offices subject to the Federal and State Primary (August) and Federal and State General Elections (November)

(United States Senate, United States House of Representatives, State Senate, State Representative, State Party Executive Committees)

First day to pick up a petitionFebruary 3, 2020
Qualifying deadline NOON, Thursday, April 2, 2020
Withdrawal deadline NOON, Thursday, April 9, 2020
Last day to register to vote July 7, 2020
Early Voting begins July 17, 20120
Early Voting ends August 1, 2020

(August Election)

Last day to register to vote July 7, 2020
Early Voting begins July 17, 2020
Early Voting ends August 1, 2020

(November Election)

Last day to register to vote October 5, 2020
Early Voting begins October 14, 2020
Early Voting ends October 29, 2019