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Frequently Asked Questions - Elections & Governing
- October 16 - Last day to register
- October 17 - Advance voting by mail begins
- October 22 - Advance voting in person begins
- November 5 - Advanced voting in person closes (12 Noon)
HAVE ABSENTEE BALLOTS BEEN SENT OUT TO ALL OF OUR SERVICEMEN AND WOMEN OVERSEAS TO ENSURE THEIR RIGHT TO VOTE?
The Johnson County Election Office has worked very hard to ensure that the ballots for overseas servicemen and women will be sent out by the September 22 deadline.
How do my 3 adult children vote by absentee ballot for the Presidential election? What is the procedure and what is required of them?
Questions concerning absentee or advanced voting may be directed to the Election Office: By phone: 913/782-3441 or Email: firstname.lastname@example.org; or you can go online to: http://www.jocoelection.org/voters/advanceVoting.htm.
For Johnson County, Advance voting and absentee voting are one and the same. There are in depth instructions online at the above web address (http://www.jocoelection.org/voters/advanceVoting.htm). Note: For presidential elections only, polling places are open from 6 a.m. to 7 p.m. 20 days prior to each election, click on "Voter Look-Up" on the Johnson County Election Office website to view your voter registration record, to find your Polling Place, and review your Sample Ballot. Check out the website for additional information.
Voters residing within the voting district, who are registered at least 30 days prior to Election Day, automatically receive a mail ballot. Ballots are mailed beginning 20 days before Election Day. To vote in a mail ballot election you must receive a ballot by mail. Voted ballots can only be returned by mail or delivered in person to the Election Office at 2101 E. Kansas City Road in Olathe, KS 66061.
Voter registration for a mail ballot election closes 21 days before Election Day. Anyone who registers to vote up to 30 days before Election Day, but before voter registration closes, is eligible to apply for a mail ballot. However, a ballot will not be sent automatically.
Additional information concerning Mail Ballot Elections, is available online at: http://www.jocoelection.org/VOTERS/Electionfacts.htm.
Are you a registered voter!
Is there is a website showing all upcoming city, county candidates for 2012 primary/general elections and how to get in touch with these candidates? Thanks
Currently there are 15,571 registered voters in Prairie Village, KS.
Information concerning those on the ballot for current elections can be found on the Johnson County Election Office website at www.jocoelection.org. On the left-hand side of the page is a section titled "Voter Resources". Click on Elected Officials Directory to discover term expiration dates for local (city and county), state and national officials.
You make contact the Johnson County Election Office by phone (913-782-3441) for additional information.