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Johnson County canvass to certify election results

Tomorrow, the Johnson County Election Office will begin the canvass for the November general election. The Johnson County Board of County Commissioners serve as the Board of County Canvassers. They are required to review and certify the results of last week’s election. 

Details on Johnson County’s canvass

Johnson County’s canvass opens at 9 a.m. tomorrow, Nov. 11. Election Commissioner Connie Schmidt will provide a report on provisional ballots cast during the election, including explanations about why ballots were cast provisionally and recommendations about which provisional ballots should or should not count based on state law. The Board will vote on the Election Commissioner’s recommendations.

The results for the election will be certified by the Board of County Canvassers when the canvass reconvenes at 4 p.m. on Thursday, Nov. 12. The Election Commissioner will present updated election results that include the provisional ballots. Official final results will be available after the canvass at jocoelection.org.

Media and public are permitted to attend the canvass in person at the Johnson County Election Office, 2101 E. Kansas City Road, Olathe. Masks will be required, and physical distancing will be in place. The canvass will be streamed live on the Johnson County Election Office’s Facebook page.

Unofficial final results

Last week, the Johnson County Election Office posted updates to the unofficial final results. Here’s where voter turnout stands as of Friday:

  • Total registered voters: 452,706
  • Total ballots cast: 339,721
  • Total voter turnout: 75.04%

View the unofficial election results for Johnson County.


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