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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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2019 City & School Primary Election –
August 6, 2019 (If Needed)

Determination for Primary Election: A determination to hold a primary election may not be known until June 3rd at Noon.

City Offices: A primary election for city offices shall only be held if the number of candidates that file for an office is more than three (3) times the number of positions to be elected. The names of twice the number of candidates as there are members to be elected who received the greatest number of votes at the primary election shall appear on the ballots in the general election. (K.S.A. 25-2108a)

School Board Positions: For all Shawnee County school districts except USD 372 Silver Lake, a primary election shall be held if more than three (3) candidates file for any one position. The names of the two (2) candidates receiving the greatest number of votes will appear on the general election ballot. For USD 372 Silver Lake, a primary election shall be held if more than twelve (12) candidates file. The names of the eight (8) candidates receiving the greatest number of votes will appear on the general election ballot. (K.S.A. 25-2021)

Candidate Filing Information

To See a List of Filed Candidates click HERE (Updated 3/15/19)

Filing deadline is Monday June 3, 2019 at 12:00 PM (Noon)

Filing Fee is $20.00 – City of Topeka filings also require a $50.00 Governmental Ethics Commission fee

Filing location is the Shawnee County Elections Office, 3420 SW Van Buren St, Topeka, KS. 66609 for:

  • City of Topeka
  • Cities of Auburn, Rossville, Silver Lake & Willard
  • Shawnee County School Districts, USD 345, USD 372, USD 437, USD 450, USD 501

Filing location for USD 321, USD 330, USD 340, USD 434 is in their home county

Kaw Valley USD 321 – Pottawatomie County

Mission Valley USD 330 – Wabaunsee County

Jefferson West USD 340 – Jefferson County

Santa Fe Trail USD 434 – Osage County

2019 General Election

Sherwood Improvement District – 3 Directors

To See a List of Filed Candidates - No filings as of (Updated 3/11/19)

Filing Deadline is Tuesday September 3 at 12:00 PM (Noon)

Filing fee is $20.00

Filing location is the Shawnee County Elections Office, 3420 SW Van Buren St, Topeka, KS. 66609

Dates to Remember

Printable Copy of the 2019 Primary Election Calendar

Printable Copy of the 2019 General Election Calendar

2019 Election Calendar

June 3 Deadline to file or withdraw from local office
June 22 Federal Service Ballots to be mailed
July 16 LAST DAY TO REGISTER TO VOTE
July 17 Advance Voting ballots can begin being mailed
July 22 Advance Voting in the Election Office begins: 8am to 6pm
July 30 Last day to mail ballots from the Election Office
Aug. 5 NOON deadline for advance voting in the Election Office
Aug. 6 PRIMARY ELECTION DAY 7am to 7pm
Aug. 15 County Board of Canvassers meet at 9 a.m. in Election Office

Board Worker Info

Attention Voters

It is “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 route/access may be necessary for some locations. Therefore, you may want to plan your route before the August 6, 2019, Primary 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.

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Andrew Howell



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BOARDWORKER PORTAL

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