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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.

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2015 Primary Candidate Race List (Unofficial)

Candidate Race List

2015 Primary Filing Information

  • Cities & Drainage District
  • School Board

  • Filing deadline is 12:00 Noon on January 27, 2015. Anyone wanting to file for City of Topeka City Council will need to do so in the City Clerk’s office, 215 SE 7th Street, Topeka, KS. Individuals filing for City of the 3rd Class positions may file at their respective City Clerk’s office or in the Shawnee County Election office.

    All Drainage District Candidates will need to file in the Shawnee County Elections Office. They should take note of the 2012 Kansas Statute (K.S.A. 24-414) change, which moves their filing date to January 27th. There is a $5.00 filing fee.

    Dates to Remember

    Printable Copy of the 2015 Spring Election Calendar

    2015 Spring Election Calendar

    January 27 NOON deadline for candidates to file or withdraw
    February 10 LAST DAY TO REGISTER TO VOTE
    March 2 Noon deadline for advance voting
    March 3 PRIMARY ELECTION DAY
    March 9 County Board of Canvassers
    March 17 Last day to register to vote
    April 6 Noon deadline for advance voting
    April 7 GENERAL ELECTION DAY
    April 13 County Board of Canvassers

     

    Important Information

    Registration and Voting

    The information on our website reflects election law as it stands today. As new laws go into effect we will update the information accordingly.

    The voter registration deadline is now the 21st day before any election.

    Beginning January 1, 2012 every voter must show photo identification each time they vote. Beginning January 1, 2013, individuals must provide proof of U.S. citizenship when they register to vote for the first time in Kansas.

    To check your registration status or to view a sample ballot, go to Kansas Voter View.

    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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    View our Election Districts Map to learn which districts you are in, and who your elected officials are. The included districts are commission, school, city council, state representative and state senate.