- 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.