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
Deborah C. Viles
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 where appointed for two years. The Administrator is the chief officer at the Election Commission.
The Election Commission is responsible for the conduct of all elections held within Union County, including those of the cities of Maynardville, Luttrell and Plainview. These responsibilities include polling place arrangement, appointment and training of election officials, printing of ballots, preparation of election supplies, purchase, storage and maintenance of voting machines and the certification of election results.
"All forms on this website are provided for convenient access only . It is not intended for use to submit them to the Union Co. Election Commission by e-mail. You must print the form out, fill it out completely and correctly, sign, and then regular mail to our provided address."