Your guide to voting in the 2024 primary election in Nashville

See what’s on the ballot, when and how to vote, and important information for Election Day in Davidson County.

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Here’s what to know ahead of Election Day. | Photo by NASHtoday

The next election in Davidson County is inching closer on Tuesday, March 5, and we’re here to help you prepare for the polls.

As a refresher, the presidential preference primary, county primary, and Berry Hill municipal election will be on the ballot.

Get registered

First things first, register to vote or check your status online. The deadline to register is Monday, Feb. 5. Prefer to use a paper application? New registrations must be postmarked or hand-delivered to one of two locations no later than 30 days before an election.

Important dates

It’s easy to miss a deadline, so we’ve compiled a timeline:

  • Voter registration deadline | Monday Feb. 5
  • Early voting | Wednesday, Feb. 14-Tuesday Feb. 27
  • Deadline to request an absentee ballot | Tuesday, Feb. 27
  • Election Day | Tuesday, March 5

Early voting locations

All 12 early voting sites open Wednesday, Feb. 14. Locations are closed on Sundays and on Presidents Day. Residents can vote during the following hours: 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. (Wednesday and Saturday), 8 a.m. to 7 p.m. (Tuesday and Thursday), 8 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. (Monday and Friday).

  • *Bellevue Community Center | 7638A Hwy. 70 S.
  • Bordeaux Library | 4000 Clarksville Pk.
  • Casa Azafrán Community Center | 2195 Nolensville Pk.
  • Edmondson Pike Library | 5501 Edmondson Pk.
  • *Goodlettsville Library | 205 Rivergate Pkwy.
  • Green Hills Library | 3701 Benham Ave.
  • Hermitage Library | 3700 James Kay Ln.
  • *Hillwood High School | 6215 Hickory Valley Rd.
  • Madison Library | 610 Gallatin Pk. S.
  • *Metro Office Building | 800 President Ronald Reagan Way
  • *South Inglewood Community Center | 1624 Rebecca St.
  • Southeast Library | 5260 Hickory Hollow Pkwy.

Editor’s Note: Locations marked with an asterisk (*) are new early voting locations.

The ballot

The following positions have at least two people running for office. Those running unopposed are not listed. See all candidates.

Republican and Democratic Presidential Preference Primaries

Berry Hill Municipal Election

  • City Commissioner

Democratic County Primary

  • Circuit Court Judge Division IV 20th Judicial District
  • Assessor of Property
  • School Board Representative District 1
  • Democratic Executive Committeeman District 14
  • Democratic Executive Committeewoman District 17

Election Day

Find your polling place with this voter information tool or by calling the Davidson County Election Commission. Once you plug in your address on the interactive map, your polling place will pop up.

If you are waiting until Election Day to vote, the address you are given using the tool above is where you must vote. The polls are open from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. on Election Day.

Looking ahead

Beyond the March 5 primary election, mark these days in your calendar.

Aug. 1, 2024 | State and Federal Primary, County General, and Oak Hill Municipal Election

  • First day to request absentee ballot | May 3
  • Voter registration deadline | July 2
  • Early voting | July 12-27
  • Deadline to request an absentee ballot | July 25

Nov. 5, 2024 | State and Federal General, Belle Meade, Forest Hills, and Goodlettsville Municipal Elections

  • First day to request absentee ballot | Aug. 7
  • Voter registration deadline | Oct. 7
  • Early Voting | Oct. 16-31
  • Deadline to request an absentee ballot | Oct. 29

You can learn more about voting in Nashville by visiting the Davidson County Election Commission’s website.