Uncategorized — 04 October 2012

The last day to register to vote or change your registration information in Kansas for the 2012 general election is Tuesday, October 16th, 2012. Advance voting for the 2012 general election begins Wednesday, October 17th, 2012, and closes on Friday, November 2nd, 2012 (if by mail-in) or Monday, November 5th, 2012 (if in person).
The 2012 general election is for both state and national office and will be held on Tuesday, November 6th, 2012. Unlike in the primary election, you can vote for a candidate from any party in the general election (a registered Republican voter can vote for a Democratic candidate, and vice versa).  One doesn’t have to be affiliated with a particular party to vote in the general election – in other words, you can be registered as an independent.
State-Issued ID Required
Please note that you’ll have to show a state-issued ID at your voting station in order to actually vote. Such IDs include: driver’s license or nondriver’s ID card issued by Kansas or another state, U.S. passport, concealed carry of handgun license issued by Kansas or another state, U.S. military ID, employee badge or ID document issued by a government office, student ID issued by an accredited Kansas postsecondary educational institution, or public assistance ID card issued by a government office (via).
Each of the 105 counties in Kansas has a county election officer responsible for conducting all official elections held in the county. In the four largest counties – Johnson, Sedgwick, Shawnee and Wyandotte – the election officer is the election commissioner, appointed by the secretary of state. For the other 101 counties it is the county clerk, elected by the voters in the county.
The election officer in Kingman County is Kingman County Clerk, Inge Luntsford.  The County Clerk’s office is located in the Kingman County Courthouse at 130 North Spruce in Kingman.  Office hours are 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m., Monday through Friday. Phone: 620-532-2521; Fax: 620-532-2037.

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