Montgomery County’s Amanda Joslin Obtains Administrator of Elections Certification

NASHVILLE, Tenn. Tennessee Secretary of State Tre Hargett and State Coordinator of Elections Mark Goins recently recognized Montgomery County Administrator of Elections Amanda Joslin for passing the Administrator of Elections Certification Exam.

“Congratulations to Amanda Joslin on earning her state certification,” said Secretary Hargett. “Amanda’s strong desire to fulfill this requirement and meet the highest standards will benefit the citizens of Montgomery County.” 

Administered by the Secretary of State’s Division of Elections in Nashville, the exam is held at least once yearly. This rigorous written assessment contains questions based on statutory requirements, ranging from voter registration to Election Day guidelines.

Amanda’s hard work and her successful completion of this exam prepare her well to serve, Goins said. I appreciate Amanda’s dedication to ensuring Montgomery County’s elections are secure, accurate, and trustworthy.”

Before taking the certification exam, election administrators must complete a training process covering 40 different topics related to election law. By passing the exam, these election administrators demonstrate they have the knowledge and training to administer election laws in their respective communities successfully.

“The Montgomery County Election Commission prioritizes compliance with Tennessee’s election laws,” said Joslin. “This is critical in our ongoing mission to instill confidence in the public that our elections are free and fair; I look forward to working with the Secretary of State’s office to achieve this outcome during our upcoming elections.” 

Tennessee has been ranked number one in election integrity for three consecutive years. For more information about Tennessee elections, please visit or call the Division of Elections toll-free at 1-877-850-4959.