The Union County Election Commission’s purpose as designated
by Tennessee Code Annotated (2-1-102) is to:
– secure the freedom and purity of the ballot
– require voters to vote in the precincts they reside except as otherwise expressly permitted
– provide a comprehensive and uniform election procedure and encourage maximum participation by all citizens in the electoral process.
Administrator of Elections
The Union County Election Commission is located in Maynardville, Tennessee. It is one of 95 election offices in Tennessee.
Five Commissioners are appointed by the state Election Commission and serve for two years. Appointees must be registered voters, residents of the state for 5 years, and residents of the county were appointed for two years. The Administrator is the chief officer at the Election Commission.