2018 Election Information

Election Dates:

  • The Primary Election is Tuesday, August 7, 2018.
  • The General Election is Tuesday, November 6, 2018.
  • Primary Candidate filing deadline for party-affiliated candidates is Friday, June 1st at Noon.
  • Independent Candidate filing is open until noon Monday, August 6th.
  • Local offices file with the Clerk’s Office. All National and State offices (including District Magistrate Judges) must file with the Secretary of State’s office.

Party Affiliation Changes:

A law passed in 2014 by the Kansas Legislature prohibits party members from switching parties during a period beginning on the candidate filing deadline (Noon on June 1st) through the date when the results of the August primary are certified.

  • Registered voters who are affiliated with a party may not file paperwork to change their party affiliations from June 1st through August .
  • A registered voter who is unaffiliated may, however, affiliate with a party during this period and when voting at the primary or requesting an advance ballot.

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