The Fentress County Election Commission is responsible for the implementation and oversight of election procedures within the county.  The Election Commission provides information about elections as well as voter registration information.  The Fentress County Election Commission is located at 111 Norris Street in Jamestown, Tennessee.

Address Phone
111 Norris St N 931-879-7162
PO BOX 1027 Fax
Jamestown, TN 38556 931-879-2579
Joey Williams
Joey WilliamsDirector


A: Voters in certain categories may vote by mail by requesting absentee ballots at least seven (7) days before an election.
Common categories include voters who will be out of the county, college students in school outside of their counties, voters with physical disabilities, and any voters who are 60 or older. For a complete list, visit Go
If you registered to vote by mail, you must have voted in person in at least one election in your county before you can vote by mail, unless an exception applies.
A: Voters have the right to have anyone of their choice, except a candidate or poll watcher, assist them during the voting process. If you want assistance, please ask any election official during the voting process.
A:   Any person with a physical or mental disability that substantially limits one or more life activities and who does not have a Tennessee driver license may obtain a free photo ID. , To obtain this free photo ID, you must take a letter from a Tennessee physician verifying your disability and a document that verifies your identity to a participating driver service center. For questions regarding what documents are acceptable to verify one’s identity) call the Department of Safety at l-866-849-3548 of the Division of Elections at 1-877-850-4959.
A: Voters whose Election Day polling places are not accessible may vote in one of three ways:

  • Vote during the early voting period at the county election commission office ( or satellite site, if available);
  • At least ten (10) days before Election Day, file an affidavit with the county election commission office stating that your polling place is not accessible and you want to vote at the county election commission office on Election Day; or
  • Request an absentee ballot and vote by mail.