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Bevin Appoints Four to State Board of Elections
By West Kentucky Star Staff
FRANKFORT - Kentucky Governor Matt Bevin has appointed Dwight Sears, Joshua Givens Branscum, Sherry Rene Whitehouse, and Albert B. Chandler III have been appointed to the State Board of Elections. 

Dwight Sears, of Somerset, is the founder and owner of Silent Guard Security, Inc. He will represent the Republican Party of Kentucky and serve for a term expiring Sept. 15, 2022.
 
Joshua Givens Branscum, of Russell Springs, is executive vice president of the Branscum Construction Company, Inc. He will also represent the Republican Party of Kentucky and serve for a term expiring Sept. 15, 2022.

Sherry Rene Whitehouse, of Brooks, is owner of Whitehouse Solutions, LLC. She will represent the Democratic Party of Kentucky and serve for a term expiring Sept. 15, 2022.

Albert B. Chandler III, of Versailles, is an attorney and executive director of the Kentucky Humanities Council. He will represent the Democratic Party of Kentucky and serve for a term expiring Sept. 15, 2022.

The State Board of Elections, an independent agency charged with administering the Commonwealth's election laws, communicating administrative regulations necessary to properly carry out its duties, supervising the registration of voters, appointing the political party representatives to the 120 county boards of elections, and certifying the official election results.

The Board is comprised of seven members: the Secretary of State (chairperson), along with three Democratic members and three Republican members appointed by the Governor.

Published 09:01 AM, Friday Sep. 14, 2018
Updated 08:27 AM, Saturday Sep. 15, 2018

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