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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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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.
To See a List of Filed Candidates click HERE (Updated 06/11/2019)
To See a List of Filed Candidates click HERE (Updated 06/03/2019)
2019 Election Calendar
|Sept. 21||Federal Service Ballots to be Mailed|
|Oct. 15||LAST DAY TO REGISTER TO VOTE|
|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|
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.
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