Benton County Clerk's Office

Susan Porterfield, County Clerk


  • Serve as the county budget and financial officer
  • Handle county insurance and accounts payable
  • Responsible for employee benefits, payroll, and personnel records
  • Conduct all elections held in the county
  • Responsible for voter registration and campaign finances
  • Custodian of records such as contracts with the county and all minutes of the county commission and files related to the commission
  • Bid openings: Receive bids and file copies of bids and notices
  • Notary publics: Swear in notaries and certify to state
  • Board of Equalization: Schedule appointments for the Board of Equalization and keep minutes and decisions of the board
  • Licenses: Issue county liquor and auctioneer licenses
  • Certification of value and rates of all political subdivisions
  • Certification and appointment of revenue for railroad and utility companies
  • Certification of local real estate and personal revenues chargeable to the Collector

Related Links

Secretary of State

Election Calendar

County Clerks' Association

Contact the County Clerk's Office

Mailing Address

P.O. Box 1238
Warsaw, MO 65355


Phone: (660) 438-7326
Fax: (660) 438-3275