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Mission Statement

Mission Statement


The Registrars of Voters strives to increase voter enrollment and participation, maintain voter files, conduct elections, primaries and referendums and to uphold the integrity of the electoral process.

Legal Requirements and Primary Responsibilities


Federal/State Election Laws and Regulations and Municipal Ordinances mandate the duties and responsibilities of the department. These mandates govern the conduct of elections, primaries and referendums, registration and enrollment of voters and maintenance of voter files and election related records. Some of our duties and responsibilities include:

  1. Administration of elections, primaries and referendums.
  2. Conducting and promoting voter registration and promoting voter participation.
  3. Informing citizens/residents of their voting rights and responsibilities.
  4. Providing updates on recent changes in election laws, rules and regulations.
  5. Conducting the Annual Canvass of Voters.
  6. Certification of petition signatures.
  7. Appointing and training all Election Officials.

Registrars are elected every four (4) years.