Administrator of Elections

Steve PaxtonSteven Paxton
Administer of Elections
214 Broadway
Hartsville, TN 37074
Phone: (615)374-2712
Fax: (615)374-2412

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COVID-19 Update
The Election Commission office is open to issue petitions and accept documents from candidates.  We will meet you at the door and process your submission while you wait in your vehicle.  We are also processing documents received by mail and online.  Please call if you have questions.

2020 Election Cycle
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Election Commission
The mission of the Trousdale County Election Commission is to provide election services, election information and civic education to the citizens of Trousdale County.  The commission strives to ensure impartial, fair and accurate elections in our county.  The five members of the commission are appointed by the State Election Commission for two year terms in each odd numbered year.  Three members are from the majority party in the General Assembly and two members are from the minority party in the General Assembly.  The Election  Commission employs an Administrator of Elections to conduct the daily operation of the office.
The Election Commission meets the second Tuesday of each month at 6pm at the Election office.
Current members:
  • Allison Barton
  • David Baldwin
  • Jeff Linville
  • Kent Moreland
  • Sherry Baxley
The Tennessee Association of County Election Officials represents 475 County Election Commissioners, Administrators of Election, and Election Office Staff in all 95 counties in the state of Tennessee.

For more information on elections in Tennessee visit