Election Commission

157 Poplar Avenue,
Suite 137
Fax (901) 222-1217
Memphis, TN 38103
980 Nixon Drive
Memphis, TN 38134
Fax (901) 222-6811

(901) 222-1200

Our Authority

T.C.A. 2-12-101 thru 2-12-210

Our Functions

The Election Commission is responsible for conducting all public elections in Shelby County. The commission is comprised of five members appointed by the Tennessee State Election Commission in odd-numbered calendar years for two-year terms. It is their responsibility to conduct election fairly and to certify each election’s result.

Our Mission

“The mission of The Shelby County Election Commission is to administer all public elections in Shelby County Tennessee in accordance with applicable laws.”

Members of the Board of the Election Commission are:

Mark Luttrell, Chairman

Vanecia Kimbrow, Secretary 

Linda Phillips, Administrator of Elections

Joe Wm. Young, II, Chief Deputy Administrator of Elections

Steve Stamson, Member

Frank Uhlhorn, Member

Andre’ Wharton, Member


Regular meetings are held at 4:00PM on the fourth Tuesday of each month except December. Special meetings may be called as required.  There are no regular meetings in December.  Normally, the meetings are held at 980 Nixon Drive.  During the construction at the East Data Center, the location may vary.  Please visit our website for the specific location.

Administrator of Elections

Linda Philips