2018 Election Dates


Elections 2018

County General & State Primary Election

August 2, 2018

  • Circuit Court Clerk
  • County Attorney
  • County Clerk
  • County Commission District 1
    Elect 3
  • County Commission District 2
    Elect 3
  • County Commission District 3
    Elect 1
  • County Commission District 4
    Elect 2
  • County Commission District 5
    Elect 1
  • County Commission District 6
    Elect 3
  • County Commission District 7
    Elect 2
  • County Mayor
  • Democratic State Executive Committeeman-12th Senate District
  • Democratic State Executive Committeewoman-12th Senate District
  • Republican State Executive Committeeman-12th Senate District
  • Republican State Executive Committeewoman-12th Senate District
  • Governor, State of Tennessee
  • U.S. House 3rd
  • U.S. Senate
  • House of Representatives-State of Tennessee 31st and 32nd
  • Register of Deeds
  • Sheriff
  • Trustee
  • School Board District 1
  • School Board District 3/4 Elect 2
  • Finance Officer/City Court Clerk for the City of Oliver Springs
  • Harriman City Council Elect 1
    Unexpired Term Seats & Elect 3
    Regular Term Seats

Important Dates

August 2, 2018-General, Municipal & Primary Election
July 3, 2018 Last day to register to vote.
May 4 – July 26, 2018 Absentee Voting
July 13, 2018 Early Voting begins
July 28, 2018 Early Voting ends
August 2, 2018 Election Day
November 6, 2018-General, Municipal Election
October 9, 2018 Last day to register to vote
August 8-October 30, 2018 Absentee Voting
October 17, 2018 Early Voting begins
November 1, 2018 Early Voting ends
November 6, 2018 Election Day

Check with the Election Commission for hours and locations of operations during these dates.

Voting Hours

Early Voting Hours:
Monday-Friday 9am to 5pm
Saturday 9am to 1pm
Election Day 8am to 8pm

Early Voting Locations

November 6, 2018

  • Governor
  • House of Representatives – State of Tennessee 31st and 32nd
  • U.S. House 3rd
  • U.S. Senate
  • Kingston City Mayor
  • Kingston City Council Elect 3
  • Rockwood Mayor
  • Rockwood City Council Elect 3
  • Oliver Springs Mayor
  • Oliver Springs City Mayor Wards 1, 2 & 4
  • Oak Ridge Mayor
  • Oak Ridge City Council Elect 3

Registering to Vote

You may vote in your county if you are a registered voter.

You may register if you:

  • are US Citizen
  • are 18 years of age or older by election day
  • are a resident of Tennessee
  • have not been convicted of a felony or, if convicted, have had voting rights restored by court order or pardon

The registration deadline is 30 days before the election.

You do not declare a political party affiliation to register.

You may register to vote:

  • In person at the Election Commission Office (bring photo ID)
  • Online (go to www.roaneelections.com for a link)
  • By mail (forms are available on the Roane Elections website)
  • Through the DMV and DHS

Roane County Election Commission

Charles Holiway, Administrator of Elections
Lowell P. Malmquist, Chairman
Celia Simon, Secretary
Ralph DePorter, Member
James Ryans, Member
James L. Watts, Member

Office Hours: 8:30am-4pm
Monday-Friday