Board of Elections


Chairman                                      Renesa Abner, Henderson County Clerk 

Sheriff Representative*               David Crafton, Sheriff 

                                                      *Deputy Dwight Duncan was appointed to replace the Sheriff during the 2022 Election Cycle.

Republican Commissioner          Beverly Bailey -

Democratic Commissioner         Jeff Buckley -  

Board of Election - Meetings and Responsibilities


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