Board of Canvassers


The Board is responsible for canvassing and certifying all Primaries and Elections held in Jackson County.  The Board is also responsible for conducting recounts of votes cast, validation and inspection of Election Equipment, Election workers and Election procedures in Jackson County.

Jackson County Board of Commissioner Appointees:

The County Clerk and her Elections Director serve as the Clerk of the Board.

The Board consists of 4 members, which are 2 people from each major party. Each Board member serves a 4-year term and the terms are staggered. Appointments are made by the Jackson County Board of Commissioners in October.
Position Member/Appointee Term Expiration
County Clerk Cierra Sowle By Virtue of Position
Democratic Party Susan Smalley 10/2025
Republican Party Sharon Hastings 10/2025
Democratic Party Marcella Stewart-Santos 10/2023
Republican Party Robert Duke 10/2023

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