Board of Elections, Responsibilities, Meetings

Upcoming Meetings:

County Board of Elections

Dates/Times:  June 8, 2022 - 9:00 a.m. Canceled

                        July 13, 2022 - 9:00 a.m.

                        August 10, 2022 - 9:00 a.m.

Place:  Fayette County Clerk's Office

           162 E Main St


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.