In accordance with Section 8.04 of the Home Rule Charter for Luzerne County, the Board of Elections and Registration is comprised of five registered voters. Four of the members are appointed by resolution of County Council and the fifth member is appointed by an affirmative vote of those four members. At the time of their appointment, each member of the Board of Elections and Registration appointed by County Council, shall have been a member of the same political party continuously for at least five years and shall remain a member of that party during his/her term of office.
If any member of the Board of Elections and Registration files a petition for nomination or election or becomes a candidate for any elective public office, his/her position shall become vacant, and the vacancy shall be filled by County Council within 60 days after the declaration of the vacancy.
Any three members of the Board of Elections and Registration shall constitute a quorum and shall have the power to perform the functions of the Board of Elections and Registration.
The Board of Elections and Registration adopt and publish a meeting schedule, prior to every calendar year. You can find the meeting schedule below.
During the COVID-19 state of emergency, Authorities, Boards, and Commissions meetings will be held online only. There will be no public gathering for these meetings. Please see the ABC Meetings Online page for more information on how to attend these public meetings.