The Douglas County Clerk serves as the County's Election Officer with the responsibility for the planning and operation of all elections held in the county (as required by Kansas Statutes and Administrative regulations), and maintains all records relating to such elections.
NOTICE OF BALLOT AUDIT:
As required by K.S.A. 25-3009, a postelection audit of ballots cast in 1% of precincts in Douglas County Kansas will begin at 9 AM on Monday, May 22nd, 2023, at the Douglas County Election Office (711 W. 23rd Street Suite 1).
An Audit Board will examine the paper ballots and hand audit no less than one precinct in the May 16th Special Election. The precincts to be audited will be selected in a random drawing conducted on May 18th, 2023 at 9AM.
When the audit has been completed, the audit results are used by the county board of canvassers when certifying the official election results.