Board of Elections, Responsibilities, Meetings

The Ballot Processing Committee has begun processing absentee ballots for the June 23, 2020 primary. They resume work each day, M-F, at 8:45am. The Committee will be in session every weekday until June 29, inclusive. The location for processing is the County Clerk's Warehouse at 1306 Versailles Rd. Click here to watch a livestream of the proceedings each day they are in session. 

Next  Board Meeting:  Monday, June 8, 2020

Meeting: Regular Meeting

Location: 1306 Versailles Rd (Warehouse area in the back of the building)

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.