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General Information

Welcome to the Knox County Board of Elections

Welcome to the official website for the Knox County Board of Elections. Our office is committed to maintaining current and accurate voter files, maximizing voter registrations and voter turnout efforts, educating the voting public, providing the best possible services and conducting efficient, fair, honest and impartial elections at a minimum cost to the electorate.

Please enjoy browsing our site using INTERNET EXPLORER. If there is any additional information you would like to see included which is not available on our site, do not hesitate to email Scott Howard at:scotthoward@co.knox.oh.us with your suggestions.

Contact Information

Kim D. Horn

Office Location
117 East High Street, Suite 210
Mt. Vernon, OH 43050

(740) 393-6716

(740) 393-6717

Office Hours
Monday thru Friday
8:00am to 4:00pm
Closed weekends and Holidays

Office Staff

Deputy Director

Belinda F. Lanning

Scott Howard

Teresa Sewall

Peggy Hockenberry

Board Members

Terry Divelbiss (R)
16020 Old Mansfield Rd
Fredericktown, OH 43019
Res: (740) 392-6108
Term Expires: 02/29/19

Cynthia Higgs (R)
16698 Wells Rd.
Mount Vernon, OH 43050
Res: (740) 392-8346
Term Expires: 02/28/21

R. Adam Gilson (D)
21 Mansfield Ave.
Mount Vernon, OH 43050
Cell: (740) 358-0547
Term Expires: 02/29/19

Reba Borchers (D)
119 Colonial Woods Dr
Mount Vernon, OH 43050
Res: (740) 393-7333
Term Expires: 02/28/21

2017 General Election

Important Dates and Announcements

  • April 3, 2017 Deadline for voter registration for May 2017 Special Election.   

  • April 4, 2017 Absentee in-person voting and mail outs will start.

  • May 2, 2017 "Election Day" polls are open from 6:30 a.m. to 7:30 p.m.

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