KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (WATE) — Early voting for the upcoming August Election Day begins Friday, July 15th.

Registered voters can vote early July 15-30 in the 2022 federal/state Primary, county general and Town of Farragut municipal elections. The early voting period is July 15-30 (Monday-Saturday). Election Day is Thursday, Aug. 4.

Some polling locations in Knox County include the City-County Building (Small Assembly Room), Downtown West, Unit 40; the Carter Senior Center, the Eternal Life Harvest Center at Five Points; Farragut Town Hall, Halls Recreation Center, the Karns Senior Center, the Knoxville Expo Center (North), Meridian Baptist Church (South) and New Harvest Park.

Early voting will take place at most locations from 10 a.m. until 6 p.m. on weekdays, and 10 a.m. until 3 p.m. on the three Saturdays, July 16, 23, and 30.

Exceptions to this schedule are

  • Karns Senior Center will be open from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. on weekdays. This location will be closed on the first two Saturdays, but will be open on Saturday, July 30.
  • Meridian Baptist Church will close at 5 p.m. on Wednesdays
  • The City Council Building will be open on Saturday, July 16, from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m.

The state website says voters are encouraged to take advantage of Tennessee’s two-week early voting period; plus, voters can find their early voting and Election Day locations by downloading the GoVoteTN app. More information can be found here.

The election commission also advised that voters will receive two sheets, and races will be listed on both sides of the sheets. When entering the polling location, voters will need to show their photo ID, verify their address, and determine which primary they wish to vote in if they would like to cast a ballot in the primary election.

According to the Knox County Election Commission, the following offices will be on the August ballot:

Federal/State Republican and Democratic Primary Elections (Thursday, Aug. 4, 2022)
Offices on the Federal/State Primary ballot:

  • Governor
  • United States House of Representatives, District 2
  • Tennessee Senate, District 5
  • Tennessee Senate, District 7
  • Tennessee House of Representatives, District 14
  • Tennessee House of Representatives, District 15
  • Tennessee House of Representatives, District 16
  • Tennessee House of Representatives, District 18
  • Tennessee House of Representatives, District 19
  • Tennessee House of Representatives, District 89
  • Tennessee House of Representatives, District 90
  • Republican State Executive Committeeman, District 5
  • Republican State Executive Committeewoman, District 5
  • Republican State Executive Committeeman, District 6
  • Republican State Executive Committeewoman, District 6
  • Republican State Executive Committeeman, District 7
  • Republican State Executive Committeewoman, District 7
  • Democratic State Executive Committeeman, District 5
  • Democratic State Executive Committeewoman, District 5
  • Democratic State Executive Committeeman, District 6
  • Democratic State Executive Committeewoman, District 6
  • Democratic State Executive Committeeman, District 7
  • Democratic State Executive Committeewoman, District 7

Knox County General Election (Thursday, Aug. 4, 2022)
Offices on the Knox County General ballot:

  • Circuit Court Judge Division I
  • Circuit Court Judge Division II
  • Circuit Court Judge Division III
  • Circuit Court Judge Division IV
  • Chancellor Division I
  • Chancellor Division II
  • Chancellor Division III
  • Criminal Court Judge Division I
  • Criminal Court Judge Division II
  • Criminal Court Judge Division III
  • District Attorney General
  • Public Defender
  • County Mayor
  • County Commission, District 3
  • County Commission, District 7
  • County Commission, Seat 10
  • County Commission, Seat 11
  • Trustee
  • General Sessions Court Judge Division One
  • General Sessions Court Judge Division Two
  • General Sessions Court Judge Division Three
  • General Sessions Court Judge Division Four
  • General Sessions Court Judge Division Five
  • Juvenile Court Judge
  • Sheriff
  • Circuit Court Clerk
  • Criminal Court Clerk
  • County Clerk
  • Register of Deeds
  • Board of Education, District 1
  • Board of Education, District 4
  • Board of Education, District 6
  • Board of Education, District 7
  • Board of Education, District 9

Town of Farragut Municipal Election (Thursday, Aug. 4, 2022)
Offices on the ballot:

  • Mayor – Town of Farragut
  • Alderman, Ward 1 – Town of Farragut
  • Alderman, Ward 2 – Town of Farragut

Sample ballots, voting addresses, and much more information can be found here.

More information about the list of candidates can be found on the Knox County Election Commission website and GoVoteTN.gov