Election Calendar for 2022






     Meeting scheduled Tuesday, November 30, 2021 at 4:00 p.m. at the Election Office,                                               106 S. Porter St. in Bolivar, TN.                    


                                      May 3, 2022 County Primary Election
                             1st Day to Pick-Up Petitions--- December 20, 2021
                             Qualifying Deadline--- February 17, 2022-
NOON
                             Withdrawal Deadline--- February 24, 2022- NOON
                                 Last Day to Register to Vote--- April 4, 2022
                            1st Day to Request Absentee Ballot--- April 26, 2022
                                         Early Voting--- April 13th - April 28th 
                                             Election Day--- May 3, 2022

                                  Deadlines for County Independent Candidates
                        Qualifying Deadline is NOON, Thursday, February 17th
  The dates above also apply to Independent candidates seeking election to county offices.
If a political party nominates candidates by a method other than a primary, a petition is not required.      However, that party must submit the names of its candidates by the same deadline above. 

                      Offices Eligible for the May 3, 2022 County Primary Election
                                                    County Mayor 
                                     County Commission Positions:
  District 1, Positions 1,2,3; District 2, Positions 1,2; District 3, Positions 1,2,3; 
  District 4, Position 1; District 5, Positions 1,2,3; District 6, Position 1; 
                               District 7, Positions 1,2; District 8, Position 1
                                                    County Trustee
                                             General Sessions Judge
                                                         Sheriff
                                                 Circuit Court Clerk 
                                                      County Clerk
                                                   Register of Deeds
                                                 Road Superintendent
                           Road Supervisors- District 1, District 2, District 3



August 4, 2022 Federal & State Primary with County General and City of Whiteville Election
                               1st Day to Pick-Up Petitions--- February 7, 2022
                                 Qualifying Deadline--- April 7, 2022- NOON
                               Withdrawal Deadline--- April 14, 2022- NOON
                                  Last Day to Register to Vote--- July 5, 2022
                             1st Day to Request Absentee Ballot--- May 6, 2022
                            Last Day to Request Absentee Ballot--- July 28, 2022
                                       Early Voting--- July 15th - July 30th 
                                           Election Day--- August 4, 2022

                                  City of Whiteville Positions Eligible
                                                 Three Aldermen

                               Offices Eligible for Federal & State Primary
                      Qualifying Deadline is NOON, Thursday, April 7, 2022

Governor, United States Senate, United States House of Representatives 7th Congressional District, Tennessee House of Representatives- 80th and 94th Representative District, State Executive Committeeman and Committeewoman- 26th Senatorial District


 November 8, 2022 General with City of Grand Junction and Hickory Valley Election
                              1st Day to Pick-Up Petitions--- June 20, 2022
          Qualifying Deadline for Municipal Candidates--- August 18, 2022- NOON
                         Withdrawal Deadline--- August 25, 2022- NOON 
                          Last Day to Register to Vote--- October 11, 2022
                    1st Day to Request Absentee Ballot--- August 10, 2022
                  Last Day to Request Absentee Ballot--- November 1, 2022
                             Early Voting--- October 19th - November 3rd
                                     Election Day--- November 8, 2022

                            City of Grand Junction Positions Eligible
                                                     Mayor
                                              Six Aldermen

                             City of Hickory Valley Positions Eligible
                                                     Mayor 
                                              Five Aldermen




May 3, 2022 Election Calendar for Hardeman County Voters
Election DateDateTimeEventCited
May 3, 2022 County Primary Election 
5-3-22
By this date, absentee ballots must be mailed to members of the armed forces personnel, their spouses and citizens temporarily outside the United States.TCA § 2-6-503
5-3-222-2-22By this date, the election commission must mail an application for absentee by mail ballot to each nonresident property owner registered to vote in a municipality which has adopted an absentee by mail voting process for such voters. The election commission must include a notice advising the voter of the absentee by mail voting process and that this is the only option available for such voter to participate in the municipal election.TCA § 2-6-205
5-3-224-4-224:30 p.m.Last day to register to vote in person and by postmark with the local County Election Commission Office.TCA § 2-2-109
5-3-224-13-22Mon.-Fri- 9:00 a.m.- 4:00 p.m.

Sat- 9:00 a.m.- 12:00 p.m.
First day a voter may vote early by personal appearance. Election commission office must be open two (2) Saturdays during the early voting period.TCA §§ 2-6-102(a)(1) and 2-6-103(a)(1)
5-3-224-27-224:30 p.m.Last day an Administrator of Elections may process an application for absentee ballot.TCA § 2-6-202(d)(3)
5-3-224-28-224:00 p.m.Last day a voter may vote early by personal appearance.TCA § 2-6-102(a)(1)
5-3-225-2-2212:00 noonAn employee eligible to vote pursuant to TCA § 2-1-106 must notify his/her employer by 12:00 NOON prevailing time on this date.TCA § 2-1-106
5-3-225-3-228am-7pmElection Day
(Presidential Preference Primary & County Democratic Primary Election)
TCA §§ 2-1-104(27) and 2-3-203






                       Municipal Election Calendar                         

CityMonth & Year of ElectionOn the Ballot

BolivarMay 2021Mayor and 4 Council Positions: District A, Position 3;
District A, Position 4; District B, Position 2;
District B, Position 4
Grand Junction    November 2024
Mayor and 3 Aldermen
Hickory ValleyNovember 2022Mayor and 5 Aldermen
HornsbyNovember 2024Mayor and 5 Aldermen
MiddletonNovember 2024Mayor and 5 Aldermen
Saulsbury November 2024Mayor and 5 Aldermen
Silerton November 2024Mayor and 5 Aldermen
TooneNovember 2024Mayor and 6 Aldermen
Whiteville August 2024Mayor and 3 Aldermen Positions