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Duties & Responsibilities of a Board of Election

  • File and preserve in the board office all orders, records and reports pertaining to the administration of voter registrations and elections
  • Prepare for and conduct all primary, general and special elections held in the county
  • Process, evaluate and report election results
  • Recruit, hire and train precinct election officials
  • Supervise the processing of voter records
  • Develop an annual budget and monitor the board’s budget and payroll
  • Audit campaign finance reports
  • Calculate chargebacks to political subdivisions