GUIDE: Full list of candidates, where to vote in Williamson County for Aug. 6 election

Tennessee will hold its state and federal primaries Aug. 6. (Wendy Sturges/Community Impact Newspaper)
Tennessee will hold its state and federal primaries Aug. 6. (Wendy Sturges/Community Impact Newspaper)

Tennessee will hold its state and federal primaries Aug. 6. (Wendy Sturges/Community Impact Newspaper)

Tennessee will hold its state and federal primary elections Aug. 6, during which registered voters will also cast their ballots for local county and school board representatives

What races are up for election this year?

Voters will cast their ballots for state and federal primaries to determine which party candidates will appear on the November election ballot. Voters will also choose representatives for Williamson County positions as well as the Williamson County Schools and Franklin Special School District boards of education.

What do I need to bring?

Voters in Williamson County should bring a Tennessee or Federal photo ID, as required by state law. They should also bring a face mask, as required by Williamson County's mandate.

Who is on the ballot?

Voters can find a full list of candidates below, with incumbents marked with an asterisk. For the Williamson County Schools board of education election, voters may choose one candidate for the district in which they are eligible.

Editor's note: The July 2020 print edition of Community Impact Newspaper did not include Byron Bush, who is running as a Republican candidate for one of Tennessee's U.S. Senate seats. Bush is a Brentwood-area resident registered to run from ZIP code 37211. The updated, full list of candidates can be found below.

U.S. senator

  • R: Clifford Adkins

  • R: Natisha Brooks

  • R: Byron Bush

  • R: Roy Dale Cope

  • R: Terry Dicus

  • R: Tom Emerson Jr.

  • R: George S. Flinn Jr.

  • R: Bill Hagerty

  • R: Jon Henry

  • R: Kent A. Morrell

  • R: Glen L. Neal Jr.

  • R: John E. Osborne

  • R: Aaron L. Pettigrew

  • R: David Schuster

  • R: Manny Sethi

  • D: Marquita Bradshaw

  • D: Gary G Davis

  • D: Robin Kimbrough

  • D: James Mackler

  • D: Mark Pickrell

  • I: Yomi "Fapas" Faparusi Sr.

  • I: Jeffrey Alan Grunau

  • I: Ronnie Henley

  • I: G. Dean Hill

  • I: Steven J. Hooper

  • I: Aaron James

  • I: Elizabeth McLeod

  • I: Kacey Morgan

  • I: Eric William Stansberry

U.S. representative, District 7

  • R: Mark E. Green*

  • D: Kiran Sreepada

  • I: Ronald Brown

  • I: Scott Anthony Vieira Jr.

State representative, District 61

  • R: Brandon Ogles*

  • D: Sam Bledsoe

State representative, District 63

  • R: Glen Casada*

  • D: Elizabeth Madeira

  • I: Bradley Fiscus

State representative, District 65

  • R: Sam Whitson*

  • D: Jennifer Foley

Circuit court judge

  • R: Mike Spitzer*

Assessor of property

  • R: Brad Coleman*


  • R: Dusty Rhoades*

Williamson County board of education, District 1

  • Angela Durham*

Williamson County board of education, District 3

  • Eliot Mitchell*

  • Jennifer L. Moss

Williamson County board of education, District 5

  • Jennifer Aprea

  • Margie Johnson

  • Brian Snyder

Williamson County board of education, District 7**

  • Shelia Cleveland*

Williamson County board of education, District 9**

  • Rick Wimberly*

Williamson County board of education, District 11**

  • K.C. Haugh*

Franklin Special School District board of education

(voters may choose three nonpartisan candidates)

  • Alicia Barker*

  • Robert W. Blair*

  • Kevin G. Townsel*

Where can I vote?

Early voting

Registered voters can vote at any early voting location through Aug. 1 from 8 a.m.-6 p.m. on weekdays and 8 a.m.-noon on Saturdays.

  • Franklin Recreation Complex, 1120 Hillsboro Road, Franklin

  • John P. Holt Brentwood Library, 8109 Concord Road, Brentwood

  • Williamson County Administrative Complex, 1320 W. Main St., Franklin

Election day

Voters in Williamson County can vote at any voting center in the county on election day from 7 a.m.-7 p.m. Franklin and Brentwood locations are listed below. Voters can find a full list of Williamson County voting centers here.

  • Brenthaven Church, 516 Franklin Road, Brentwood

  • Church of the City, 828 Murfreesboro Road, Franklin

  • Clovercroft Elementary School, 9336 Clovercroft Road, Franklin

  • Cool Springs Conference Center (Marriott Hotel lobby), 700 Cool Springs Blvd., Franklin

  • Edmonson Elementary School, 851 Edmonson Pike, Brentwood

  • First Presbyterian Church, 101 Legends Club Lane, Franklin

  • Franklin Christian Church, 4040 Murfreesboro Road, Franklin

  • Grassland Elementary School, 2390 Hillsboro Road, Franklin

  • Hillsboro Middle School, 5412 Pinewood Road, Franklin

  • Hunters Bend Elementary School, 2121 Fieldstone Parkway, Franklin

  • John P. Holt Brentwood Library, 8109 Concord Road, Brentwood

  • Oakview Elementary, 2390 Henpeck Lane, Franklin

  • Page High School, 6281 Arno Road, Franklin

  • Pearre Creek Elementary School, 1811 Townsend Blvd., Franklin

  • Sunset Elementary School, 100 Sunset Trail, Brentwood

  • Trinity Elementary School, 4410 Murfreesboro Road, Franklin

  • Williamson County Enrichment Center, 110 Everbright Ave., Franklin

By Wendy Sturges
A Houston native and graduate of St. Edward's University in Austin, Wendy Sturges has worked as a community journalist covering local government, health care, business and development since 2011. She has worked with Community Impact since 2015 as a reporter and editor and moved to Tennessee in 2019.


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