The Halifax County Manager's Office manages all departments of county government to assure that adequate levels of service are provided to citizens as efficiently as possible. This office implements policies established by the Board of Commissioners and evaluates, coordinates and monitors all county government activities.
Halifax County is governed by a Board of Commissioners. The Board is comprised of six members, three elected by district and three elected at large. Commissioners serve four-year terms, and elections are held in November of even-numbered years. The Board takes office at its first meeting in December following the November election.