Friday, October 18, 2019

 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                     


2019 City & School Election Candidates 
Position Candidate Address City
City of Alma      
Council - Electing 3 Pamela Lynn Bales 1109 Ohio Alma
Donald Westhoff 1036 Kansas Ave Alma
City of Alta Vista    
Council - Electing 3 No Candidates Filed
City of Eskridge    
Council - Electing 3 Lisa Cernich 206 Cedar Eskridge
Annie Compton 217 E 2nd St Eskridge
David J Dunbar 312 Walnut St Eskridge
Toni Dunbar 312 Walnut St Eskridge
Brett Kemble 108 Alpha Eskridge
Ronald D. Mongold 201 E 2nd St Eskridge
Justin J Rush 207 E 3rd St Eskridge
Angel Urton 114 Walnut Eskridge
Mark "Bud" Weiser 505 South Main Eskridge
City of Harveyville    
Council - Electing 3 Gary Dixon 183 W Maple Harveyville
City of Maple Hill    
Council - Electing 3 No Candidates Filed
City of McFarland    
Mayor - Electing 1 No Candidates Filed
Council - Electing 2 No Candidates Filed
City of  Paxico      
Mayor - Electing 1 Eric Theel 106 Walnut Rd Paxico
Daniel F. Wagner 215 Kansas Ave Paxico
Council - Electing 2 James W Garrison 119 Kansas Ave Paxico
Flint View Improvement District      
-Electing 3  No Candidates filed     
Lake Wabaunsee Improvement District
-Electing 3  Jerry Haahr  321 E Flint Hills Dr Alma 
  Richard B. Orton   178 Twain Arbor Alma
  Harold Warner  383 Lakeshore Dr Alma
U.S.D. 329      
Position 1 Chad Kelley 22134 Lewis St Paxico
-Electing 1
Callie Meinhardt 22091 Lewis Blvd Paxico
Position 2 Donald A Frank 28642 Wabaunsee Rd Alma
-Electing 1
Position 3 Kelly Oliver 303 Sunset Lane Maple Hill
-Electing 1
Position 7, At Large Jesse Gehrt 29925 Pavillion Rd Alma
-Electing 1
Jim Vopata 605 Railroad St Alma
U.S.D. 330      
Position 1, District 1 Clipper Goodrich 13548 SW K-4 Hwy Topeka
-Electing 1
Position 2 District 2  Corey Grame 320 Gertrude Harveyville
-Electing 1
Mistina Kraus 15504 Soldier Creek Rd Harveyville
Thomas O. Phillips 3955 Rd V Allen
Position 3 District 3 James (Tuff) Stephenson 13495 Wakarusa Rd Eskridge
-Electing 1

Position 7, At Large Debbi Childers 8250 SW Crawford Rd Auburn
-Electing 1
Jacob Durkes 14063 Dragoon Creek Rd Harveyville

Important Election Dates

City& School 2019

May 1:               City Clerks to certify to the County Election Officer a list of all City Offices to be voted upon                               

June 3:              Filing and Withdrawal Deadline (12:00 noon) and Deadline to Question to be placed on Primary Election Ballot                                

July 16:             Registration Books Close – last day to Register for Primary 


July 17:             Advance Voting begins (in Office & by Mail) – 20 days prior to Election                                  

August 5:          Early voting in Person Closes (12:00 noon)

August 6:        Primary Election (if required)                         

August 7:          Registration Books Re-Open

August 12:        Primary Canvas

September 3:     Deadline for Questions to be placed on General Election Ballot

October 15:       Registration Books Close – last day to Register for General   

October 16:       Advance Voting begins (in Office & by Mail) – 20 days prior to Election

November 4:      Early voting in Person Closes (12:00 noon)

November 5: General Election

November 14:    General Canvas                                                                                                                                     


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
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