As an elected official, the Supervisor of Elections administers all elections in Liberty County, conducts voter registration and issues voter information cards, updates voter registration lists, and provides for absentee registration, early voting and absentee voting. The Supervisor of Elections also is responsible for qualifying candidates for county office and receiving candidate campaign finance reports and financial disclosure reports. Other duties and responsibilities include maintaining election equipment, hiring and training poll workers, equipping polling places and providing information and statistics on voter registration, voting and elections. The Supervisor also maintains financial disclosure reports for non-office holders who serve on various boards throughout Liberty County.
In addition to all of the election-oriented duties, the supervisor is also responsible for managing the everyday operations of the office. This includes overseeing the staff, developing and managing the annual budget, payroll and some bookkeeping.