Archive for Thursday, October 19, 2006

Advance voting starts in Johnson County

October 19, 2006

Monday is the last day to register for the Nov. 7 general election.

Residents can register at De Soto City Hall and the De Soto Library.

In-person advance voting for the Nov. 7 general election will start Tuesday in Johnson County. It will continue through Nov. 4. Any registered voter can vote at:

  • Metcalf South Shopping Center, northwest mall entrance, 9531 Metcalf in Overland Park.
  • Johnson County Northeast Offices, 6000 Lamar in Mission.
  • The Johnson County Multi-Service Center, 12425 W. 87th St. Parkway in Lenexa.
  • The Johnson County Election Office, 2102 E. Kansas City Road in Olathe.

The election office site is open for advance voting from 8 a.m. to 7 p.m. weekdays and from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturdays. The other three sites are open from 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. weekdays and 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturdays.

In addition, advance voting by mail began Wednesday. Mail-in ballot applications are available at De Soto City Hall, the De Soto Library or the elections office's Web site at www.jocoelection.org. Applications can be faxed or mailed to the election offices. The fax number and address are on the forms.

Completed applications must be received by the election office before 5 p.m. Nov. 3. Mail-in ballots must be at the election office by 7 p.m. Nov. 7 to be counted.

A ballot can be picked up for a sick or disabled person on election day. It must be returned by 7 p.m.

An official candidate list can be found on the election office Web site. Johnson County residents can also find a sample ballot for their precincts at the Web site by clicking the "Look it up link" and confirm their voter registrations and polling place locations.

For more information, call the Johnson County Election Office at (913) 782-3441 or visit their Web site at www.jocoelection.org

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