FILING DEADLINE: Tuesday, February 05, 2019 Johnson County residents over the age of 60 (on or before Tuesday, March 12, 2019) who wish to run in the Kansas Silver Haired Legislature election may request a packet from the Johnson County Area Agency on Aging (AAA) by calling 913-715-8860 or simply open and print the candidate packet here. Candidate information will be requested, and nomination requires an intent form and a $25 filing fee made out to “KSHL” or the intent form and a petition signed by 50 county residents age 60 or older. All documents must be completed and returned to the AAA office by 5pm February 5th to become a candidate. Official certification notices will be emailed to candidates by Friday, February 8th. Six delegates are chosen to represent Johnson County in the statewide Kansas Silver Haired Legislature.
CANDIDATE INFORMATION TO BE POSTED: Friday, February 8, 2019 - SHL candidate information will be posted here on www.jocogov.org/hsd starting Friday, February 8, 2019.
ADVANCE BALLOT REQUESTS: Monday, February 20, 2019
If needed, call the Area Agency on Aging at 913-715-8860 to request an advance ballot. It is OK to leave a message. Please request 1 or 2 ballots, and provide first and last name of voter(s), mailing address and phone number. You will only need to make this request the first year. We will automatically send out ballots to voters on this list each election.
Completed Advance Ballot must be returned to Area Agency on Aging by 5:00pm March 5, 2019.
ELECTION DATE: Tuesday, March 12, 2019 . If more than 6 people file, an election for the Johnson County delegation of the Silver Haired Legislators will be held March 12th, from 11 a.m.-2 p.m. in room 1020, at the Sunset Drive Office Building, 11811 S. Sunset in Olathe. To request an election information packet, an advance ballot, or if you have questions about the SHL, call the AREA AGENCY ON AGING at 913-715-8860.
Candidate information will be available at the election site and posted on this webpage prior to the election.