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

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.

The Election Commission meets the 3rd Thursday of each month at 4:00pm in the Election Commission Office at the Hamblen County Courthouse.  Election Commission meeting minutes are available through the Administrator of Elections upon request.

October 16, 2023 – 1st day to Issue Nominating Petitions

December 6, 2023 – 1st day to Request an Absentee Ballot

December 14, 2023 – Qualifying Deadline 12:00 Noon

December 21, 2023 – Withdrawal Deadline 12:00 Noon

January 15, 2024 – Write-In Deadline 12:00 Noon

February 5, 2025 – Last Day to Register for the March 5th Election

February 14, 2024 – Early Voting Begins

February 27, 2024 – Early Voting Ends

February 27, 2024 – Last Day the Election Commission can receive a Request for an Absentee Ballot

March 5, 2024 – Election Day, polls open from 8:00am to 8:00pm

November 6, 2018 Election Results
August 2 2018 Primary Election Results
May 1 2018 Primary Election Results
May 2, 2017 Election Results
Nov 8th 2016 Election Results
August 4, 2016 Election Results
March 1, 2016 Election Results

Early voting for the May 2, 2023 Morristown City Election begins April 12, 2023 and ends April 27, 2023.

Hours for Early Voting:

Monday – Friday: 9:00am to 3:30pm
Saturday: 9:00am to 12:00noon

Early voting takes place in the Election Commission office located at the Hamblen County Courthouse at 511 W. 2nd North Street, Morristown, Tennessee.  For more information call 423-586-7169.


Important Links

April 13, 2023 Meeting Agenda
Sample Ballot for the May 2, 2023 Morristown City Election
Absentee By Mail Ballot Application
Absentee By Mail Ballot Information
Form 76 Military/Overseas Voter Ballot Request
Voting Precinct Locations
Voter Registration Application
Voter registration Status (External Link)
Voter information (External Link)
Temporary Signage Policy
Candidate Campaign Financial Disclosure Form
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