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.

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No Primary Election for Shawnee County

Shawnee County will not be conducting a primary election in 2019 as there were not more than three times the number of candidates filed for any office as required by state law. The names of all filed candidates will appear on the general election ballot on November 5, 2019.

2019 General Election

To See a List of Filed Candidates click HERE (Updated 06/11/2019)

Sherwood Improvement District – 3 Directors

To See a List of Filed Candidates click HERE (Updated 06/03/2019)

Dates to Remember

Printable Copy of the 2019 Primary Election Calendar

Printable Copy of the 2019 General Election Calendar

2019 Election Calendar

Sept. 21 Federal Service Ballots to be Mailed
Oct. 16 Advance Voting ballots can begin being mailed
Oct. 21 Advance Voting in the Election Office begins 8am to 6pm
Oct. 29 Last day to mail ballots from the Election Office
Nov. 1 Last day of extended office hours: 8am to 6pm
Nov. 4 NOON deadline for advance voting in the Election Office
Nov. 5 GENERAL ELECTION DAY 7am to 7pm
Nov. 14 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 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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