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Election Office Duties


1) Central voter registration site for Barton County
Works with outreach voter registration sites

2) Maintains voter registration database

3) Generates voter registration lists and reports
NVRA mandated confirmation mailings - required for the purging of names from voter registration files
NVRA mandated Notice of Disposition mailings
NVRA mandated Notice of Disposition/Rejection mailings

4) Election Preparation 

  • Accepts filing for public office
  • Prepares newspaper publications for elections
  • Reviews election law
  • Prepares all certification of board workers to party chairs and the individual board workers
  • Solicits election board workers, individuals to set-up polling sites, and advanced voting board workers, etc.
  • Prepares ballot proofs for ballot printing and scanner programming
  • Orders all ballot stock and voting supplies
  • Scan all ballots on election night
  • Prepares results and provisional ballots for County Board of Canvassers which convene the Friday following each election
  • Certification of all election results to the public, media and Secretary of State
  • Prepares "Certificate of Nomination" and "Certificate of Election" forms
  • Procure polling precinct sites

5) Requirements for Voter Registration 

  • Citizen of the United States
  • Kansas resident
  • Be 18 years of age before the next statewide election
  • If convicted of a felony, have had civil liberties restored
  • Has abandoned former residence and/or name



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Barton County1400 Main Street, Room 107Great Bend, KS  67530

p: 620.793.1800Questions/Contact

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