Board of Elections

HENDERSON COUNTY BOARD OF ELECTION MEMBERS

Chairman                                                                                                                                                                                                      Renesa Abner, Henderson County Clerk

Sheriff Representative                                                                                                                                                                                  Colonel David Crafton, Chief Deputy 

Republican Commissioner                                                                                                                                                                           Barbara Harwood - Email

Democratic Commissioner                                                                                                                                                                           Wallace C. Smithhart - Email

Board of Election - Meetings and Responsibilities


Meetings:

The Henderson County Board of Elections meets the second Wednesday of every month.   The board is also in session all day on election days to correct clerical errors, to rule on voter registration questions, to instruct election precinct officers and to count absentee ballots.

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