Monday, February 08, 2016
     

 Wabaunsee County Elections

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Filing for County Office 2016

Forms to Complete

  • ·      Candidate’s Declaration of Intention
  • ·      Appointment of Treasurer or Candidate Committee
  • ·      Affidavit of Exemption
  • ·      Substantial Interest Forms
  • ·      Finger Print (Sheriff Candidate Only)

Filing Deadline

  • ·      Democratic & Republican Candidates – Noon June 1, 2016
  • ·      Independent Candidates – Noon August 1, 2016 (only on the General Ballot)         
  • ·      Libertarian Candidate- Noon June 1, 2016 (Nominated by caucus)

Filing Fees

  • ·      Secretary of State Fee: $50.00
  • ·      AND

o   Democratic& Republican: 1% of Position Salary or 3% Party Petition

  (Democrat =24 Signatures, Republican = 82 Signatures)

o   Independent:4 % Total Registered Voter Petition (184 Signatures)

Offices for Election

  • ·      County Commissioner 2nd & 3rd District (1% Salary = $152)
  • ·      County Attorney (1% Salary = $621)
  • ·      County Clerk (1% Salary = $385)
  • ·      County Treasurer (1% Salary = $464)
  • ·      County Register of Deeds (1% Salary = $442)
  • ·      County Sheriff (1% Salary = $715)




Filing for Township 2016

Forms to Complete      

  • ·      Candidate’s Declaration of Intention
  • ·      Affidavit of Exemption
  • ·      Substantial Interest Forms

Filing Deadline

  • ·      Noon June 1, 2016

Filing Fee

  • ·      $ 1.00




Filing for Precinct Committee Person 2016

(elected at August Primary)

Forms to Complete

  • ·      Precinct Committee Candidate’s Declaration of Intention

Filing Deadline

  • ·      Noon June 1, 2016

Filing Fee

  • ·      None




Filing for Improvement District 2016

(only on General Ballot)

Forms to Complete

  • ·      Candidate’s Declaration of Intention
  • ·      Substantial Interest Forms

Filing Deadline

  • ·      Noon September 13, 2016

Filing Fee

  • ·      None




 

County Clerk

Open Monday thru Friday 8am to 4:30 pm.
Offices are open through the noon hour.

215 Kansas, PO Box 278 
Alma, KS 66401 

Phone: 785-765-2421
Fax: 785-765-3704


Registered Voters in Wabaunsee County

by Party
(Updated December 2015)

Democrats 772

Libertarian 28

Republicans 2726

Unaffiliated 1058

County Total 4584

 

The Wabaunsee County Clerk also serves as the County Election Officer

Duties and Responsibilities of the County Election Officer

  • Maintain Database of Registered Voters
  • Verify Registered Voters
  • Prepare Registration List & Reports
  • Receive Filings of Candidates for Office
  • Prepare Legal Publications pertaining to Elections
  • Assist in Selection of Board Workers
  • Prepare all ballots
  • Prepare results and provisional ballots for board of canvassers
  • Certify results to Secretary of State and Public
  • Prepare Certificates of Nomination and Election
  • Record all election results and retain permanently