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Board of Elections

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Meetings

  • As necessary (usually several times during an election year and again on election day)
  • Specific meeting details may change. In addition, boards and committees do hold special meetings and hearings as necessary. Please see Meetings Calendar for details about specific meetings.
  • For Board of Election Minutes go to Minutes Archive.

Members

  • Five members

Purpose

The purpose of the Board of Elections is to:

  • Periodically review city election procedures and regulations, then recommend to council such changes it deems will provide for the improved conduct of elections
  • Designate polling places
  • Hear appeals of decisions of the City Clerk
  • Appoint election judges and clerks
  • Examine any complaints made concerning the judges and clerks
  • Certify the results of elections
  • Conduct recounts of votes cast in elections whenever there is doubt as to the accuracy of the count
  • Perform such other duties as may be assigned by the charter, ordinances, and resolution

Compensation

Members of the Board of Elections are paid a nominal amount for the performance of their prescribed duties on election day.

Liaison

  • City Clerk