To our Tennessee family,
In preparation for the midterm election on November 8, we have prepared the following state voter guide to help you navigate and prepare for Election Day: where to vote; how to vote; and what’s on your ballot. We hope you find this guide helpful!
Please use this guide and share it with people who need it. An educated voter is a smart voter! Vote Smart!
Election Guide 2022:
Voter Registration Information:
Need to get registered, request an absentee ballot, or find your local polling place? All of that information and more can be found here: https://justfacts.votesmart.org/elections/voter-registration/TN
Need to contact your local election office for questions about your registration, ballot, polling place, or any other elections question? Find all their contact information here: https://justfacts.votesmart.org/elections/offices/TN
Congressional Elections: Nine seats for the U.S. House of Representatives and zero seats for the U.S. Senate are up for election this year. See all the candidates running in these elections here:
Notable races include:
Derrick Brantley, Heidi Campbell, Daniel Cooper, and Andy Ogles are running for district 5 of the U.S. House of Representatives.
Gubernatorial Elections: Constance Every, John Gentry, Bill Lee, Basil Marceaux, Sr., Jason Martin, Alfred O'Neil, Debbie Rouse, Michael Scantland, Rick Tyler, and Charles Van Morgan are running for governor this year. See the full list of candidates running here:
State Legislature Elections: 99 seats for the Tennessee House of Representatives and 17 seats for the Tennessee Senate are up for election this year. See all the candidates running in these elections here:
Here are the statewide ballot measures appearing on your November ballot:
Right to Work Amendment: Proposes adding a provision establishing right to work regardless of status of affiliation with any labor union or employee organization.
Remove Slavery as Punishment for Crime from Constitution Amendment: Proposes an amendment to Article I, Section 33 of the Constitution of Tennessee removing the criminal punishment exception from slavery and involuntary servitude prohibition.
Acting Governor Amendment: Proposes an amendment to the Constitution of Tennessee to provide for the exercise of powers and duties of the governor during disability.
Tennessee Remove Religious Minister Disqualification Amendment: The amendment would remove a section of the Tennessee Constitution that disqualifies religious ministers from being elected to the Tennessee General Assembly.
See the full list of all 2022 national statewide ballot measures here: https://justfacts.votesmart.org/elections/ballot-measures/2022
Happy Election Season!
The Vote Smart Team