Shawnee County Election Office

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The Mission of the Election Office: To honestly, fairly and according to law administer elections for all voters; and to accurately report the results in a timely manner.

General Election Final Official Results for Shawnee County only

The November 8, 2016 General Election Final Official results
For Silver Lake Township Trustee Race – Final Official Abstract of Write-in Votes Cast (click here)

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This notice covers persons who have applied to register to vote and have not yet provided proof of citizenship. Due to recent court rulings, if you have applied to register to vote at a Kansas Division of Motor Vehicles office or if you have applied to register to vote using the “Federal Form” voter registration application (as opposed to the standard ‘state form’) and have not yet provided proof of citizenship, you are registered to vote for the November 8, 2016, general election. Your name will appear on the poll book for your voting location and you will be given a standard ballot. There is nothing further you need to provide subject only to further official notice.

If you have questions concerning your eligibility or this notice you may contact your local county election office or the Secretary of State’s office at (800) 262-8683.

2016 General Election

Find your voting place or see a sample ballot   Complete registrant information, then click Search Polling Place found under Registrant Detail. We are currently finalizing our polling locations and building the database for the sample ballots. This will be completed soon so please check back often.

Dates to Remember

Printable Copy of the 2016 General Election Calendar

2016 Election Calendar

Oct 14 Voter Reg. Drive at the TSCPL, 9:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m.
Oct 15 Voter Reg. Drive at the TSCPL, 9:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m.
Oct 16 Voter Reg. Drive at the TSCPL, Noon to 6:00 p.m.
Oct 18 Last day to register to vote
Oct 24 Advance Voting begins 8am to 5pm
Oct 31 Advance Voting office hours extended 8am to 7pm
Nov 4 Last day to mail advance ballots from the office
Nov 4 Last day of advance voting extended office hours 8am to 7pm
Nov 8 Election Day
Nov 17 County Board of Canvassers

Board Worker Info

Attention Voters

It’s “Road Construction Season” and many projects are underway in Topeka and Shawnee County. Some may affect your usual route to your voting place. Access is available to all Shawnee County voting places, but alternate routes/access may be necessary for some locations. Therefore, you may want to plan your route before the November 8th, General Election. Advance voting is available for your convenience. Please contact the Election Office for hours and details. 785-251-5900

To Contact Your Party Headquarters

We maintain a list of party headquarters to help you to contact them more easily.

Picture of Andrew Howell Election Commissioner
Andrew Howell


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