2024 ELECTIONS

McMinn County 2024 Election Dates

Tuesday, March 5, 2024

Presidential Preference Primary, County Primary & Etowah City School Board Primary

Voter Registration Deadline: Monday, February 5, 2024

Early Voting Period:  Wednesday, February 14th -Tuesday, February 27, 2024

First Day to Request an Absentee Ballot: Wednesday, December 6, 2023

Absentee Ballot Request Deadline: Tuesday, February 27, 2024

POLLING HOURS

Courthouse: February 14th-27th, M-F 9:00 am-5:30 pm Saturday 9:00 am - 12:00 Noon

Athens Regional Park Conference Center February 19th 10 am-5:30 pm

February 20th- 27th 9:00 am-5:30 pm  No Saturday Voting at the Park

ALL SATURDAY VOTING IS LOCATED AT THE COURTHOUSE

County Primary & Independent Candidates:

1st Day to Pick Up Petitions: Monday, October 16, 2023

Qualifying Deadline: Thursday, December 14, 2023, 12:00 Noon

Withdrawal Deadline: Thursday, December 21, 2023, 12:00 Noon


Non-nationally Recognized Presidential Primary Candidates:

1st Day to Pick Up Petitions: Wednesday, September 6, 2023

Qualifying Deadline: Tuesday, December 5, 2023, 12:00 Noon

Withdrawal Deadline: Tuesday, December 12, 2023, 12:00 Noon

Delegate Candidates:

1st Day to Pick Up Petitions:  Friday, September 15, 2023

Qualifying Deadline:  Thursday, December 14, 2023, 12:00 Noon

Withdrawal Deadline:  Thursday, December 21, 2023, 12:00 Noon


Thursday, August 1, 2024

Primary elections will be held for U.S. Senate, U.S. House of Representatives, Tennessee House of Representatives. General elections will be held for vacant state judicial offices, applicable county offices, Englewood and Etowah City Elections.

Voter Registration Deadline: Tuesday, July 2, 2024

Early Voting Period: Friday, July 12th – Saturday, July 27, 2024

First Day to Request an Absentee Ballot: Friday, May 3, 2024

Absentee Ballot Request Deadline: Thursday, July 25, 2024

State & Federal Candidates, Englewood & Etowah City Candidates:

1st Day to Pick Up Petitions: Monday, February 5, 2024

Qualifying Deadline: Thursday, April 4, 2024, 12:00 Noon

Withdrawal Deadline: Thursday, April 11, 2024, 12:00 Noon


Tuesday, November 5, 2024

State and Federal General Election, Athens, Calhoun & Niota City Elections

All candidates (including independents) for U.S. Senate, U.S. House of Representatives, and Tennessee House of Representatives must follow the qualifying dates for the August election. Independent Presidential candidates and candidates for municipal elections held with the November election use the qualifying dates below.

Independent Presidential Candidates:

1st Day to Pick up Petitions: Friday, May 17, 2024

Qualifying Deadline: Thursday, August 15, 2024, 12:00 Noon

Withdrawal Deadline: Thursday, August 22, 2024, 12:00 Noon

Municipal Candidates:

1st Day to Pick up Petitions:  Monday, June 17, 2024

Qualifying Deadline: Thursday, August 15, 2024, 12:00 Noon

Withdrawal Deadline: Thursday, August 22, 2024, 12:00 Noon


Voter Registration Deadline:  Monday, October 7, 2024

Early Voting Period: Wednesday, October 16th – Thursday, October 31, 2024

First Day to Request an Absentee Ballot:  Wednesday, August 7, 2024

Absentee Ballot Request Deadline: Tuesday, October 29, 2024