Cocke County Clerk
Employer / Organization
Aug 04, 2022
Oct 17, 2021 - Oct 17, 2021
The clerk is the custodian of the county's records, including legislative history, vital records (such as marriage and birth certificates), and other official documents. The clerk often compiles and processes these records as well as filing them, and may officiate marriage ceremonies and swearings into office. In some counties, the clerk may administer local elections.
Application GuidelinesIf you would like to be included on the ballot for county office, follow these three steps. 1) Contact the county election commission. The election office can provide information about the availability of filing papers and answer questions regarding nominating petitions and other ballot procedures. 2) Arrange to pick up required paperwork. 3) Return your completed paperwork within the designated filing window. If either party calls a primary, all candidates will have to meet earlier filing deadlines.
Submit application to:
Cocke County Election Commission, 360 East Main Street, Newport, TN, 37821, US