How to Register to Vote

Read more here about how to vote in Jefferson County. Learn your voting registration options and election districts.

How to Register to Vote

Anyone who lives in Jefferson County and will be 18 years old or older on or before the next election may register to vote, provided they register to vote prior to 30 days before the next election. (TCA § 2-2-109) prohibits the processing of a voter registration that is within 30 days of an election. Those received during that period will be processed after the election in question. The last day to process a voter registration to participate in a particular election is as follows:

  • For the May 1, 2018 Jefferson County Primary Election you must register on or before April 2, 2018.
  • For the August 2, 2018 Jefferson County General Election and Tennessee State Primary Election and the Federal Primary Election you must register on or before July 3, 2018
  • For the November 6, 2018 Tennessee State General Election, the Federal General Election and the City Elections you must register before October 9, 2018. October 8, 2018 is a National Holiday, Columbus Day.


You may register in a number of ways...

1. Online at the Tennessee Division of Elections.  Please click "here".

2. When you obtain or renew your driver’s license at the Department of Motor Vehicles.

3. At the Jefferson County Election’s Office

    931 Industrial Park Road
    Suite 100 (Lower level of the Health Department)
    Dandridge, TN 37725

4. By Mail.  If you mail your voter registration applicaiton to the Election Commission, please send it to the following address:

    Jefferson County Election Commission
    P.O. Box 177
    Dandridge, TN 37725

If you would like to print an application for voter registration and mail it to the office or submit it in person, please visit "Tennessee Voter Registration" and follow the prompts.  Please fill the form completely and mail it to the address above or deliver it to the physical address listed above.

Please Note:

  • If you register by mail, you must vote in person your first time.
  • The registration form cannot be accepted if filled out with a pencil.  Please properly complete the form with an ink pen.
  • All questions must be answered completely.  The form cannot be accepted with any blank questions.


Click here to download a list of the election districts in Jefferson County.


Click here to download a map of the County Commission (election districts) districts in Jefferson County.