Barb Byrum (D) is Ingham County Clerk. As Clerk of one of the most populous counties in Michigan, Byrum has successfully conducted 25 elections, 5 union elections, and was one of only a handful of counties to complete the 2016 Presidential Recount. Since 2016, Byrum has been credentialed as a Certified Elections/Registration Administrator by Election Center, the only national program of continuing professional education that specializes in elections administration and voter registration. In 2017, she served on Election Center’s Security Task Force. Byrum previously served three terms as the Michigan State Representative.
She graduated from Michigan State University with a Bachelor of Science degree in Agribusiness Management and holds a law degree from MSU College of Law.