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Safety precautions will protect voters, workers on Election Day

On Election Day, Aug. 4, 167 polling locations will be open in Johnson County from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. Voters can find their polling location and view their sample ballot on the Johnson County Election Office website at voter.jocoelection.org.

The Election Office has taken a number of safety precautions to protect voters and election workers on Election Day.

  • Physical distancing between voters, election workers, and voting equipment
  • Plexiglass shields to separate voters and election workers during the check-in process
  • Personal protective equipment provided to election workers
  • Sanitation supplies available to clean voting booths and equipment
  • Masks and hand sanitizer available to voters
  • Single-use pen or stylus for marking paper ballots or touchscreen voting equipment
  • Additional signage to help voters navigate the polling location safely

New ballot scanners will be deployed to the polling locations as part of a simplified three-step voting process for voters. Watch a video below about voting in person. Find out where you can still advance vote in person over the weekend and on Monday. Get more information about voting in Johnson County.

A record-setting 106,000+ Johnson County voters applied to vote by mail. Voters can also return their mail ballots to any polling location or the 24-hour, drive-thru ballot boxes at the Election Office (2101 E Kansas City Road, Olathe). Ballots must be returned by 7 p.m. on Election Day, Aug. 4. Ballots returned by mail must be postmarked by 7 p.m. on Election Day and received by the Election Office by Friday, Aug. 7.


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