Election Commission

The members of the Election Commission are responsible for conducting all general and special elections in AttalaCounty. When contracted, the Election Commission assists the Republican and Democratic parties with the primary elections. The Election Commission is responsible for ensuring that all elections are conducted fairly, honestly and legally in all areas of the laws of Mississippi. They work as a team to ensure the voter rolls for Attala County are as clean as possible by removing those voters who have moved or passed away. Members of the Election Commission are elected officials that serve a four year term and there are no limitations to the number of consecutive terms that can be served. Commissioners must be qualified electors in Attala County and a resident of the Supervisor District in which they are a candidate. Commissioners are mandatorily required to attend annual Certification Training conducted by the Mississippi Secretary of State’s Office, to be certified to conduct elections.

District 1
Kay Chipley
4341 Attala Road 1010
Kosciusko, MS 39090

District 2
Annie R. Winter
26157 Highway 12
McCool, MS 39108

District 3
Theresa Henry
2678 Attala Road 3231
West, MS 39192

District 4
Virginia L. Clark
10097 Attala Road 4106
 Kosciusko MS 39090

District 5
Johnnie Tolleson
907 Valley Road
Kosciusko, MS 39090

Duties of the Election Commission

  • Building the database in Statewide Elections Management System.
  • Hiring and training Poll Managers.
  • Preparing and printing ballots, and securing all election supplies.
  • Downloading the Election Database in Global Elections Management System.
  • Burning memory cards for the election.
  • Testing and preparing voting machines and ballot encoders for the election, and preparing poll books.
  • Compiling precinct results on Election Day, certifying election results, and providing election data to the public.