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Mayor Kincannon
ELECTION INFO: www.KnoxVotes.org

REGISTER TO VOTE:  www.GoVoteTN.com

2021 CITY OF KNOXVILLE ELECTION

City of Knoxville elections are held in odd-numbered years.
All terms of office are 4 years. After 2021, our next City election will be 2023. Offices on the 2021 ballot are listed below.

City Council District 1
City Council District 2
City Council District 3
City Council District 4
City Council District 6


2021 CITY PRIMARY ELECTION SCHEDULE

June 2, 2021 First day to request an absentee ballot View sample
ballot [PDF]
August 2, 2021 Final day to register to vote before election
August 11, 2021 First day of Early Voting period
August 24, 2021 Final day to request an absentee ballot
August 26, 2021 Final day of Early Voting period
August 31, 2021 ELECTION DAY

2021 CITY GENERAL ELECTION SCHEDULE 

August 4, 2021 First day to request an absentee ballot View sample ballot
[PDF] coming later in 2021
October 4, 2021 Final day to register to vote before election
October 13, 2021 First day of Early Voting period
October 26, 2021 Final day to request an absentee ballot
October 28, 2021 Final day of Early Voting period
November 2, 2021 ELECTION DAY



CITY COUNCIL ELECTIONS


City Council is the Legislative body of the City of Knoxville. City voters will elect five members to the nine-member Knoxville City Council in 2021. Candidates will be running for open seats in District 1, District 2, District 3, District 4 and District 6.

City Council District 1 (currently Tommy Smith)
City Council District 2 (currently Andrew Roberto)
City Council District 3 (currently Seema Singh)
City Council District 4 (currently Lauren Rider)
City Council District 6 (currently Vice Mayor Gwen McKenzie)


CANDIDATES FOR CITY COUNCIL

1ST DISTRICT
 
Tommy Smith (incumbent)
Website: https://tommyforknoxville.com/ 
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/TommySmith1stDistrict/
Twitter: https://twitter.com/tommydistrict1 
Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/tommysmith1stdistrict/ 

David Hayes
Website: https://www.democracyforamerica.com/site/our_candidates/753-vote-david-hayes 
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/votedavidhayes/
Twitter: https://twitter.com/votedavidhayes?lang=en
Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/votedavidhayes/ 

Elizabeth Murphy
Website: http://elizabethforknoxville.com/ 
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/ElizabethforKnoxville/ 


2ND DISTRICT
 
Andrew Roberto (incumbent)
Website: https://andrewjroberto.com/
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/AndrewRobertoTN 
Twitter: https://twitter.com/AndrewRobertoTN 

Kim Smith
Website: https://www.electkimsmith.com/

3RD DISTRICT
 
Seema Singh (incumbent)
Website: https://www.facebook.com/VoteSeema/

Nick Ciparro


4TH DISTRICT
 
Lauren Rider (incumbent)
Website: https://www.votelaurenrider.com/ 
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/votelaurenrider/
Twitter: https://twitter.com/laurentrider?lang=en 
Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/votelaurenrider/?hl=en 

Jim Klonaris
Website: https://electjimklonaris.com/ 
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/jim.klonaris.5

Jen McMahon
Website: https://www.mcmahonforcitycouncil.com/
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/JenMcMahonDistrict4/
Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/mcmahonforcitycouncil/


6TH DISTRICT
 
Gwen McKenzie (incumbent)
Website: https://votegwenmckenzie.com/ 
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/gwenmckenziesixthdistrict/    

Deidra Harper
Website: https://DeidraforDistrict6.com
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/pg/DeidraForDistrict6/posts/ 
Twitter: https://twitter.com/DeidraHarperD6
Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/deidrafordistrict6/ 

Garrett Holt
Website: https://www.electgarrettholt.com/ 



UPCOMING FORUMS & CANDIDATE MEET & GREETS


City Council Candidate Forum
hosted by the League of Women Voters Knoxville/Knox County, in partnership with multiple civic and media organizations
July 29, 6:30-8:30 p.m. 
YMCA Phyllis Wheatley Center
124 S. Cruze Street

Attendees will have an opportunity to hear directly from candidates in each district. Masks will be required for entry.


1st District City Council Candidate Forum

hosted by the South Knoxville Alliance of Businesses and Professionals and the League of Women Voters
August 5, 6 p.m.
Church Street United Methodist Church Parish Hall 

Questions from attendees should be specific to issues affecting the 1st District. 


East Knoxville Candidate Forum
sponsored by Town Hall East Neighborhood Association
August 7, 10 a.m. - 12 p.m.
Eastminster Presbyterian Church
4904 Asheville Hwy 

Candidates running for the 4th District and 6th District have been invited to participate. 


Young Professional City Council Candidate Forum
hosted by Knoxville Chamber
October 12, 4-7 p.m.
Jackson Terminal
205 W. Jackson Ave.



MORE ELECTION INFORMATION


ELECTION INFO: 
www.KnoxVotes.org

REGISTER TO VOTE:  www.GoVoteTN.com

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