Board of Elections, Responsibilities, Meetings


Absentee Ballot Process and Review Days

Dates: May 9, 14, 16, & 20, 2024

(May 9, 14, & 20 Have been cancelled)

Time:  9:00am

Place:  Fayette County Clerk, 162 E Main St. Room 132, Lexington, KY 40507


Upcoming Regular Meetings

Dates: May 16, 17, & 18, 2024

Time:   9:00am

Place:  Fayette County Clerk, 162 E. Main St, Lexington, Ky 40507 


Day of the Primary Election

Date: May 21, 2024

Time: 6:00am

Place: Fayette County Clerk, 162 E. Main St, Lexington, Ky 40507


Fayette County Board of Elections Members:

Fayette County Clerk & Board Chair - Susan Lamb

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.