2022 Election: 23rd Judicial District and County Primary


Monday, April 4, is the last day to register to vote (Photo: CCEC)


The Cheatham County Primary and the 23rd Judicial District Election will take place on May 3, 2022.


23rd Judicial District Offices: District Attorney General, Public Defender, Chancellor, Criminal Judge(s)


County Offices: County Mayor, Sheriff, County Clerk, County Trustee, Register of Deeds, County Commission (All Districts), General Sessions Judge, Circuit Court Clerk, Constable (All Districts), School Board (Districts 1, 4, 5)


Candidates:

Circuit Court- Shelly Gupton (R), and Holly Waller (R)

Circuit Court Judge- 23rd Judicial, Division 2: Larry Wallace (R)

Circuit Court Judge- 23rd Judicial, Division 3: Leonard Belmares (R), and Suzanne Lockert-Mash (R)

Constable- District 2: Jack Sanders (R)

Constable- District 3: Randy Mayo (R)

Constable- District 4: Danny Shank (R)

Constable- District 6: Clint Biggers (R), and Bubba Parker (R)

County Clerk: Abby Short (R)

County Legislative Body- District 1: David Anderson (R), and Calton Blacker (R)

County Legislative Body- District 2: Ann Felts Jarreau (R), Ella Taylor (R), and Tim Williamson (R)

County Legislative Body- District 3: Chris Gilmore (R), BJ Hudspeth (R), and Rick Wilson (R)

County Legislative Body- District 4: Gary Binkley (R), Drew Spencer (R), and Walter Weakley (R)

County Legislative Body- District 5: Eugene Evans JR. (R), Derrick Hamilton (R), and Jeff Schrader (R)

County Legislative Body- District 6: James "Jimmy" Hedgepath (R)

County Mayor: Pam Jones (R), and Kerry McCarver (R)

District Attorney General- 23rd Judicial District: Ray Crouch Jr. (R)

General Sessions Judge: Dan Cook (R)

Public Defender- 23rd Judicial District: Matthew Mitchell (R)

Register of Deeds: Chrissy Duke Henderson (R)

School Board- District 4: Matthew Duncan (R), and Jimmy "Coach" Harden (R)

School Board- District 5: Robert Epps (R)

Sheriff: Tim Binkley (R)

Trustee: Cindy Binkley Perry (R)


*Primaries for state judicial offices and applicable county offices will be held where a party calls for a primary. The deadlines below apply to all candidates for these offices if a primary has been called, whether they will be nominated by primary or caucus or file as independent candidates.

  • Last Day to Register to Vote - Monday, April 4, 2022

  • Early Voting Period - Wednesday, April 13 - Thursday, April 28, 2022

  • Absentee Ballot Request Deadline - Tuesday, April 26, 2022

The Cheatham County Election Office is located at 188 John Mayfield Drive in Ashland City (Photo: CCEO)


Polling Sites:


1st DISTRICT, 1st PRECINCT CHEATHAM COUNTY LIBRARY 188 John Mayfield Dr. Ashland City, TN 37015 (5th Congressional District)


5th DISTRICT, 1st PRECINCT GREENBRIAR CHURCH OF CHRIST 1003 Greenbriar Rd. Ashland City, TN 37015 (5th Congressional District)


2nd DISTRICT, 2nd PRECINCT EAST CHEATHAM ELEMENTARY 3201 Bearwallow Rd. Ashland City, TN 37015 (5 th & 6th Congressional District)


5th DISTRICT, 2nd PRECINCT PEGRAM CITY HALL 308 US-70 Pegram, TN 37143 (5th Congressional District)


3rd DISTRICT, 1st PRECINCT PLEASANT VIEW FIRST BAPTIST 2555 HWY 49 E Pleasant View, TN 37146 (5 th & 6th Congressional District)


6th DISTRICT, 1st PRECINCT HARPETH HIGH SCHOOL 170 E Kingston Springs Rd. Kingston Springs, TN 37082 (5th Congressional District)


4th DISTRICT, 1st PRECINCT WEST CHEATHAM ELEMENTARY 3120 HWY 12 N Ashland City, TN 37015 (5th Congressional District)


4th DISTRICT, 3 rd PRECINCT SYCAMORE MIDDLE SCHOOL 1025 Old Clarksville Pike Pleasant View, TN 37146 (5th Congressional District)


EARLY VOTING MAIN LOCATION CHEATHAM COUNTY ELECTION OFFICE 188 John Mayfield Dr., Suite 100 Ashland City, TN 37015


EARLY VOTING SATELLITE LOCATION PLEASANT VIEW CITY HALL 1008 Civic Ct. Pleasant View, TN 37146


EARLY VOTING SATELLITE LOCATION PEGRAM CITY HALL 308 US-70 Pegram, TN 37143


All of Cheatham County is in – TN HOUSE DISTRICT 78

All of Cheatham County is in – TN SENATE DISTRICT 25

Cheatham County is split into – CONGRESSIONAL DISTRICTS 5 TH & 6TH



To Register to vote in Cheatham County you must be:

  • A U.S. CITIZEN

  • A RESIDENT OF CHEATHAM COUNTY

  • YOU MAY NOT HAVE BEEN CONVICTED OF A FELONY (if you have been convicted of a felony and have had your rights restored according to law, you may register to vote)

  • At least 18 years old on /before next election.

Voter registration applications are available at the following locations:

  • Mail-in Application for Voter Registration

  • Election Commission Office

  • Tennessee Driver License Testing Center

  • Public Assistance Agencies

  • County Clerk's Office

  • Register of Deeds Office

  • Your local high school

  • Your local public library

About Registration Deadlines:

If a voter registration deadline falls on a Sunday (the 30th day before an election), the voter registration deadline for both in-person and by-mail applications shall be extended to the following Monday (the 29th day before an election).


Changes of Name or Address Information:

If you are a registered voter in Cheatham County and have changed your name or address, you have until five days before an election to update your registration with the election office. To change your address simply submit your old voters registration card with the new address on the back of the card. To change your name, you are required to file a new registration form to update your signature.


The office hours of the Election Commission are: Monday through Friday, 8:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.