The Auditor/Treasurer is designated by the Secretary of State as Register of Voters and Chief Custodian of official voter registration and election records. The Auditor/Treasurer is responsible for conducting the primary and general elections during the even-numbered years and also any special countywide elections. The Auditor/Treasurer is also a member of the Canvass Board. The Canvass Board meets shortly after the election to review for accuracy the results of the election and to declare a winner.
The Auditor/Treasurer is also responsible for:
Acting as the Filing Officer for County races
Distributing absentee ballots to those who will be unable to vote on election day
Tabulating the election results from the 27 precincts in the County