Board of Elections, Responsibilities, Meetings

Upcoming Meeting(s):

County Board of Elections Meeting and Machine Inspection

Date:   April 19, 2023

Time:   9:00am


Starting at Fayette County Clerk

162 E Main St

Lexington, KY 40507


Finishing at The Warehouse

1306 Versailles Rd

Lexington, KY 40508


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.