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Voting and Elections

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.



  • October 18th - Last Day to Register to vote for the November General Election    KSA 25-2311(a)(5)
  • October 19th - Advance Voting by mail and in person begins   KSA 25-1122(f), -1123(a)
  • November 3rd - Public Test of Voting Equipment
  • November 7th - Advance Voting closes at Noon    KSA 25-1122(f)
  • November 8th - General Election - 7AM - 7PM   KSA 25-101
  • November 17th - Board of County Canvassers - 9AM   KSA 25-3104


Vote by Mail: To vote by mail, complete an Advance Voting Application and sent to the Election Office.

Overseas - Military - Federal Service Voters Only: Military and Overseas Citizens can receive advance voting ballots under the Federal Voting Assistance Program.


Our office is committed to providing multiple opportunities for in-person advance voting with extended hours and locations besides the Douglas County Courthouse. Here is a list of Dates & Locations of Advance Voting in Douglas County

Our Services

Polling Places

Polling places to vote for elections.

Voter Registration

Voter Registration

Voting Resources

Voting resources for citizens of Douglas County, Kansas.

Candidate Resources

Resources for candidates of elections.

Current and Upcoming Elections

Information for current and upcoming elections.

Past Elections

Past election data, including sample ballots, election results and past polling places.

Election Workers

Information for future and current volunteer election workers.

Department Contacts

Name Job Title Phone Number Email Address
Heather Dill Deputy of Elections 785-832-5267
Julie Ybarra Election Worker Coordinator 785-832-5182
Kathleen Taylor Elections Clerk and Voter Registration 785-832-5167
John Nichols Elections Clerk 785-832-5147