How To Vote
Voter registration closes 14 days before the election so please register early. For information on registering to vote and registration locations, please visit the Johnson County Election Commissioner's website at: http://www.jocoelection.org/voters/VoterRegistration.htm.If you are not registered to vote, please register as soon as possible.
Traditional Voting In Person:
The polls will be open on April 5 from 7:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m. Many polling places have changed to be more efficient, so please check your polling place by calling the Johnson County Election Commissioner's office at (913) 782-3441 or visiting the website at: https://voter.jocoelection.org/Search.aspx. You can also view a sample ballot at that website.
Advance Voting In Person:
Beginning March 29 and continuing through noon on April 4, you may vote in person at the Johnson County Election Commission office at 2010 E. Kansas City Road in Olathe.
Voting times are:
- 9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. Tuesday - Friday, Mar. 29 - April 1
- 9:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m. Saturday, April 2
- 9:00 a.m. - 12:00 Noon Monday, April 4
Advance Voting By Mail:
Advance voting by mail has become a favorite and convenient method for many, many voters. Here is a summary of the information from the Johnson County Election Commission website on advance voting for the April 5 election. For complete information, please visit: http://www.jocoelection.org/voters/AdvanceVoting.htm#1.
- Advance voting by mail begins on March 16. Ballots must be received by 7:00 p.m. on April 5 to be counted.
- An advance voting application is available on this website: click here.
- To vote by mail, complete an Application for Advance Voting Ballot by Mail and fax to (913) 791-8931, (913) 791-8932 or (913) 791-8933, or mail to Johnson County Election Office, 2101 E. Kansas City Road, Olathe, KS 66061. A separate application must be submitted for each election unless the voter qualifies for permanently sick/disabled status. You may obtain an application at: http://www.jocoelection.org/PDF/advapp.pdf
- Applications are also available at the Election Office and libraries. Completed applications must be received at the Election Office before 5:00 p.m. on the Friday prior to the election.
- Your voted ballot may be returned by mail or hand-delivered to the Election Office. After business hours, a drop box is available at the front entrance. Ballots may not be faxed. To be counted, the ballot must be received at the Election Office before 7:00 p.m. on Election Day.
- Advance voting ballots can not be turned in at the polling place. These ballots cannot be counted.
"THE FUTURE OF THIS REPUBLIC IS IN THE HANDS OF THE AMERICAN VOTER."
Kansan, General and President Dwight D. Eisenhower