Board of Elections, Responsibilities, Meetings

Next Regular Board Meeting: April 8, 2020 Cancelled

Location:  Fayette County Clerk's Office, 162 E Main St, Lexington, KY  40507

Time:      9:00 a.m.

Accuracy Board Meeting:  March 25, 2020  Cancelled - Will be rescheduled at a later date

Location:  Fayette County Clerk's Office, 162 E Main St, Lexingotn, KY 40507

Time:      9:00 a.m.


Fayette County Board of Elections Members:

Fayette County Clerk & Chairman - Don Blevins

Fayette County Sheriff - Kathy H. Witt

Democratic Commissioner - Marilyn Dishman

Republican Commissioner - Daniel H. Miller


Responsibilities of the County Board of Elections:

  • Administering election laws
  • Establishing precinct boundaries
  • Appointing election officers
  • Securing and inspecting all voting locations
  • Examining all machines that will be used for the election
  • Counting absentee ballots on Election Day
  • Certifying election results to the Secretary of State
  • Issuing Certificates of Election to local candidates

The board is in session all day on election days to correct clerical errors, to rule on voter registration questions, to instruct precinct election officers and to count absentee ballots.