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Candidates for Jefferson County

Below are the candidates running for open positions in the 2018 general election. Election Day is Tuesday, November 6th. Get out and vote!

District Attorney

The Office of the Commonwealth's Attorney occupies a critical position in the criminal justice system. Commonly referred to as the District Attorney in most states, the Commonwealth's Attorney must focus the power of the state on those who defy its laws. As legal representative for the people, the Commonwealth's Attorney has the duty to seek justice for all.

Commonwealth's Attorney - Thirtieth Circuit

County Executive

The county judge/executive shall be the chief executive of the county and shall have all the powers and perform all the duties of an executive and administrative nature vested in, or imposed upon, the county or its fiscal county by law, or by agreement with any municipality or other subdivision of government, and such additional powers as are granted by the fiscal court. The county judge/executive shall be responsible for the proper administration of the affairs of the county placed in his charge.

Jefferson County Judge/Executive

City Executive (Mayor)

The Mayor is the chief executive of the city.

Louisville Metro Mayor

County Legislative

Jefferson County Commissioner is a constitutionally mandated office, with three representatives, each representing one district, but elected by the entire county. They have no legal authority or pay following the city and county merger.

Jefferson County Commissioner - A

County Clerk

The duties of the county clerk fall into the general categories of clerical duties of the fiscal court: issuing and registering, recording and keeping various legal records, registering and purging voter rolls, conducting election duties, and conducting tax duties.

Jefferson County Clerk

County Clerk Of Court

The mission of the Jefferson County Office of the Circuit Court Clerk is to efficiently and accurately process, provide and maintain judicial information and records as well as issue Kentucky driver's licenses and identification cards.

Jefferson County Circuit Court Clerk

County Attorney

The county attorney must attend the District Court in his or her county and prosecute all violations of criminal and penal law in the court's jurisdiction. Further, the county attorney and the commonwealth's attorney must cooperate in the enforcement of laws and, when necessary, assist each other in prosecution within their respective courts. They may agree to share or redistribute their prosecutorial duties in the Circuit and District Courts (KRS 15.725).

Jefferson County Attorney

County Sheriff

The sheriff's duties fall into four categories: tax collection, election duties, services to courts, and law enforcement. A sheriff spends the most time on civil duties, as opposed to criminal or law enforcement duties.16

Jefferson County Sheriff

County Coroner

A coroner is a public official, appointed or elected, in a particular geographic jurisdiction, whose official duty is to investigate deaths under circumstances specified by statute (KRS 72).

Jefferson County Coroner

County Court Constable

Constables may execute warrants, summons, subpoenas, attachments, notices, rules and orders of court in all criminal, penal and civil cases, and shall return all process placed in his hands to the courts or persons issuing them, on or before the return day, noting the time of execution on them. A constable may exercise the duties of his office in any part of the county, but shall not execute any process in which he is personally interested except fee-bills for his own service. He shall not levy on or sell land, or any interest therein

District 1

District 2

District 3

County Marriage Official

The only duty is to perform civil wedding ceremonies

District 1

District 2

District 3

Water District

The board members govern the activities of the SWCD as set forth in Chapter 262 of the Kentucky Revised Statutes.

Jefferson County Soil and Water Conservation District Supervisor

Judicial Supreme Court

Subject to the direction, instruction, and supervision of the Department of Revenue, a property valuation administrator must make the assessment of all property in the county, prepare property assessment records, and perform other duties relating to assessment as the law or the Department of Revenue may prescribe (KRS 132.420). The property valuation administrator assesses property for the state, the county, and other districts. Any city may elect to use the annual county assessment for property situated in the city, except for levying and collecting ad valorem taxes on motor vehicles, in which case cities must use the assessment completed under the supervision of the Department of Revenue pursuant to KRS 132.487 (KRS 132.285)

Jefferson County Property Value Administrator

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