Stu Soffer, a member of the Jefferson County Election Commission, said Friday that the county clerk's office is responsible for "early voting" and the county judge's office is responsible for courthouse safety during voting there.

Stu Soffer, a member of the Jefferson County Election Commission, said Friday that the county clerk’s office is responsible for “early voting” and the county judge’s office is responsible for courthouse safety during voting there.

An article in Friday’s edition of The Commercial stated that commissioners had agreed in a Thursday meeting that the county clerk was “in charge” of elections and courthouse security during voting there.

“The election commission is in responsible for elections,” Soffer further clarified.