Wednesday, April 01, 2020

 Wabaunsee County Elections

215 Kansas Ave     PO Box 278      Alma, KS 66401

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


Open Monday thru Friday  8:00 am to 4:30 pm

Election Officer:  Jennifer A Savage    

Deputy:  Juanita Hedges                

Deputy:  Kristy Haden                     


The post-election audit will be held Friday, November 8, 2019 at 10:00 AM in the County Clerk’s office located at 215 Kansas Ave, Alma, Kansas. The selection of races and precincts for the audit will be held Wednesday, November 6, 2019 at 9:00 AM at the same location.


Important Election Dates

2020 Election's


June 1:              Filing and Withdrawal Deadline (12:00 noon) and Deadline to Question to be placed on Primary Election Ballot   

June 1: Party declaration changes deadline for Democratic & Republican (12:00 noon).  Prohibited until September 1st, 2020.  Unaffiliated may affiliated at any time (Including Election Day). HB 2210                             

July 14:             Registration Books Close – last day to Register for Primary KSA 25-2311(3)


July 15:             Advance Voting begins (in Office & by Mail) – 20 days prior to Election KSA 25-1122(f), 25-1123(a)

August 3:          Early voting in Person Closes (12:00 noon) KSA 25-1122(f)

August 3:  Filing Deadline for Independent Nomination (12:00 noon) KSA 25-305(b)

Filing Deadline for Retention of Judges (12:00 noon) KSA 20-2908

         August 4:        Primary Election KSA 25-203, 25-2502(b)                        

August 5:          Registration Books Re-Open

August 17:        8:00 am Primary Canvas KSA 25-3104

September 1:   Deadline for Questions to be placed on General Election Ballot KSA 25-3104

 Prohibition on changing party declaration ends HB 2210

October 13:       Registration Books Close – last day to Register for General KSA 25-2311(a)(5)

October 15:       Advance Voting begins (in Office & by Mail) – 20 days prior to Election KSA 25-1122(f), 25-1123(a)

November 2:      Early voting in Person Closes (12:00 noon) KSA 25-1122(f)

        November 3: General Election KSA 25-101

November 16:    8:00 am General Canvas KSA 25-3104                                                                                                                                 


Registered Voters in Wabaunsee County

by Party
(Updated July 2018)

Democrats 791

Libertarian 37

Republicans 2961

Unaffiliated 1089

County Total 4879



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