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Election Officers

Election Officers

If you are interested in working the primary or general election please contact a either the Democrat or Repubican member of our County Board of Elections:

  • Terri Poindexter, Democratic Representative  (859-392-1645)
  • Scott Kimmich, Republican Representative (859-392-1644)

 

COUNTY BOARD OF ELECTIONS

    • Gabrielle Summe , Chairman of the County Board of Elections & County Clerk
    • Terri Poindexter, Democratic Representative
    • Scott Kimmich, Republican Representative
    • Chuck Korzenborn , Sheriff
    • Stacy Tapke , County Attorney

The County Board of Elections needs approximately 500 people to work the polls and would like to have at least 100 alternates.

An Election officer must be available to open the polls at 5 a.m. The polls are open from 6 a.m. to 6 p.m.

An Election officer must attend a two hour training class and is paid $20.00 for the class.

An Election officer is paid $125.00 for the day of the election.

The Election officer who returns the results to the County Clerk’s office will receive $5.00.

 

Per KRS 117.045 (9) the requirements to be an election officer are:

Must be a qualified voter in the precinct; except that, where no qualified voter of the required political party is available within the precinct, the election officer shall be a qualified voter of the county.

An election officer can not be a candidate of the spouse, parent, brother, sister or child of a candidate who is to be voted for at the election.

An election officer can not have changed his/her voter registration party affiliation for one year prior to his/her appointment.

Once you are appointed by the County Board of Elections, then your representative will assign you to the position of judge, sheriff or clerk.

An election officer may be removed, for cause, at any time up to five (5) days before an election. Vacancies shall be filled by the county board with alternate precinct election officers and the person appointed to fill the vacancy shall be of the same political party as the vacating officer, except for emergency appointments approved by the State Board of Election