The Mission of the Elections and Voter Registration Office is to register eligible citizens of Jackson County. To promote, preserve, and improve democracy by ensuring that elections are free, impartial, fair, accurate, convenient, and accessible to all voters. We strive to encourage voter participation and to provide excellent customer service to voters, as well as, candidates. We are available to help the public understand and follow all laws, rules, and regulations set by Federal, State, and Local Authorities, as well as, the State Election Board.
This office is responsible for voter registration for Jackson County and all municipalities in the county. In addition, this office is responsible for the following duties:
Qualifying Candidates seeking election (County, Non Partisan and other Parties as requested)
Printing of ballots and programming the Voting Machines
Coordinating Vote Centers and making sure locations are ADA compliant
Training and Placement of Poll Officials
Preparing Supplies and Equipment used at Vote Centers
Consolidating of Election Results
Maintenance and Logic & Accuracy Testing of all Election Equipment
Act as a Filing Officer for all Elected Officials and Candidates
Conduct all Elections (Federal, State, County, and Municipalities)
The Jackson County Board of Elections and Voter Registration Office attends to the day-to day registration and updating of files for Jackson County voters. On even-numbered years the office prepares for local, state, and federal elections. On odd-numbered years the office conducts elections for the county's nine municipalities and special elections, as needed.