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.

November 6, 2018 General Election

Final Official Results

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2018 General Election

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    Dates to Remember

    Printable Copy of the 2018 General Election Calendar

    2018 Election Calendar

    Sept. 6 Local & Township Reports of Expenditures/Contributions due
    Sept. 22 Federal Service Ballots to be Mailed
    Oct. 17 Advance Voting ballots can begin being mailed
    Oct. 22 Advance Voting in the Election Office begins 8am to 7pm
    Oct. 30 Last day to mail ballots from the Election Office
    Nov. 2 Last day of extended office hours: 8am to 7pm
    Nov. 5 NOON deadline for advance voting in the Election Office
    Nov. 6 GENERAL ELECTION DAY 7am to 7pm
    Nov. 15 County Board of Canvassers meets 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 November 6, 2018, 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.

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    Andrew Howell


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