Reference Number: 
CTAS-867

Regular general elections are held in every even-numbered year on the first Thursday in August for county offices, and on the first Tuesday after the first Monday in November for state offices. Elections for the following offices are to be held at the regular August election when the election immediately precedes the commencement of a full term:

  1. Sheriff;
  2. Constable;
  3. Assessor of property;
  4. County clerk and clerks of the circuit and other courts;
  5. Register;
  6. County trustee;
  7. Members of the county legislative body;
  8. Judges of all courts; and
  9. District attorney general.

T.C.A. § 2-3-202.

Elections for the following offices are to be held at the regular November election when the election immediately precedes the commencement of a full term:

  1. Representative in the General Assembly;
  2. Representative in the United States Congress;
  3. Senator in the General Assembly;
  4. Senator in the United States Congress;
  5. Governor; and
  6. Electors for the president and vice-president.

T.C.A. § 2-3-203.