Jeff Gardner, Administrator of Elections

Appointed to office: 2009

Office Location:
Hamblen County Courthouse
511 West Second North Street
Morristown, TN 37814

Phone: (423) 586-7169
Fax: (423) 585-4053
Email: jgardner@co.hamblen.tn.us

The Election Commissioners are appointed by the State Election Commission upon the recommendation of the local representative (TN Senator or Representative) and the local parties. The Election Commissioners, in turn, appoint the local Administrator of Elections.

The Election Commission Office serves the voting public and candidates in all things pertaining to an election: Local, State and Federal. The Election Commission Office is responsible for filing and maintaining all voter registration records for Hamblen County and Morristown.

November 18, 2016 – First day to pick up petitions for the City Election
February 2, 2017 – First day to request an absentee ballot for the City Election
February 16, 2017, 12:00 NOON – Qualifying deadline for candidate petitions
February 23, 2017, 12:00 NOON – Withdrawal deadline for candidates wishing to withdraw their name from the City Election
March 13, 2017, 12:00 NOON – Certification of write in candidacy must be filed with the Election Commission Office
April 3, 2017 – Last day to register to vote before May 2, 2017 City Election
April 12, 2017 – Early Voting Begins
April 25, 2017 – Last day to request an absentee ballot for the City Election
April 27, 2017 – Early Voting Ends
May 2, 2017 – Election Day

Early Voting for the May 2, 2017 Election takes place from April 12, 2017 through April 27, 2017 and is located in the Election Commission Office at the Hamblen County Courthouse at 511 West 2nd North Street, Morristown, Tennessee.
Hours: TBD

Important Links

Facebook Page
Sample Ballot
Voter Registration Application
Absentee Ballot Request
Form 76 Military/Overseas Voter Ballot Request
Voter registration Status *
Voter information | CanIVote.org *
Election Official Handbook 2016
Candidate Campaign Financial Disclosure Form
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