Who is the Clerk?

Karen E. Rushing, Sarasota County's Clerk and Comptroller, is a Public Officer--a person in the service of the government and the people--who derives her position from a legally authorized election and whose duties are continuous in nature and defined by rules prescribed by government. As an elected official, the Clerk must be responsive to the constituency being represented. The very nature of the office and the extent of services being provided mandates that the Clerk's actions and decisions be constantly subject to public evaluation.
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Duties of the Clerk
Introducing Karen E. Rushing
Responsibilities of Clerks

Related Links
Local Rules - 12th Judicial Circuit
Statewide Official Records
Video: Role of the Clerk
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