Madison County Board of Elections
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Election Center Contact

Physical Location:
Madison County Courthouse
1st Floor - Election Center
Richmond, KY 40475

Contact Numbers:
(Phone) 859-624-4703 Option 2
(Fax) 859-624-4954

Office Hours: M-F 8:00AM - 4:30PM


Board of Elections, Responsibilities, Meetings

By statute, the Board of Elections is comprised of four voting members: the Madison County Clerk, the Madison County Sheriff, an appointed representative for the Republican Party and an appointed representative for the Democratic Party.


The current Board of Elections members are:

        • Madison County Clerk Kenny Barger
        • Madison County Sheriff Mike Coyle
        • Democratic Representative Estelle Bayer
        • Republican Representative Ellen McWhorter Stone


Board of Elections Meetings:

The Board of Elections meets monthly at 1:00 pm ET on the fourth Thursday of the month in the Madison County Fiscal Courtroom.  Meetings are open to the public. Please refer to the calender for specific dates for 2017.



Responsibilities of the County Board of Elections:   The Madison County Board of Elections oversees the election process for Madison County. 

  • Administering election laws
  • Establishing precinct boundaries
  • Appointment of election officers
  • Securing and inspect 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




Elections Calendar

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2014 kbarger profilev2A native of Richmond, Kentucky, Clerk Kenny Barger graduated from Madison Central High School and also attended Eastern Kentucky University.  Prior to his election in 2010, Clerk Kenny Barger worked in his family’s business, Barger’s Towing and Recovery, and as Manager at Mikron Industries, Inc., both located in Richmond, Kentucky. 

Current Term: 2015 - 2018
First Elected: 2010



Our Locations:

Richmond Location:

101 W Main Street

Richmond, KY 40475

Berea Location:

304 Chestnut Street

Berea, KY 40403

Hours of Operation for All Locations:

Mon. to Fri. 8am to 4:30pm