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Voter Information
To apply for registration call the County Clerk's Office at (620) 341-3244 or (620) 341-3245. Click here to obtain a downloadable registration form.

Lyon County Applicants mail the completed application to: Lyon County Clerk, 430 Commercial, Emporia, KS 66801

You Can Use This Application to:

  • Register to vote in Kansas
  • Change your name or your address on your registration
  • Affiliate with a political party or change your party affiliation

To Register to Vote You Must:

  • Be a U.S. citizen, be a resident of the State of Kansas, have reached the age of eighteen (18) years before the next statewide general election and have your civil rights restored if convicted of a felony

Important: Return your completed application to your county.

  • Your county election officer will mail you a notice when your application has been processed. This application must be postmarked by the 15th day before an election in order to be eligible to be registered in that election.
  • The last 4 digits of your Social Security number is now required.

If you decline to register to vote, that fact will remain confidential and will be used for voter registration purposes only. If you do register to vote, the office where you submit this application will be confidential and will be used for voter registration purposes only.

For further information and for addresses other than Lyon County contact the Office of the Secretary of State, 1-800-262-VOTE (8683) V/TTY

To advance vote in any election you must fill out an application form -
Advance Ballot Application Form
(links to KS Secretary of State website)

There are four recognized political parties in Kansas: Democratic, Republican, Libertarian and Reform.

New voters often ask, "What does it mean to be registered as unaffiliated?" It means that you cannot vote in a partisan election (such as a Primary). You may be unaffiliated and still vote in any General Election, Special Elections and City/School Elections. If you wish to vote in a Primary Election you may declare your party at the time you vote.

Another area of confusion is party affiliation at a Primary Election. You may not change your party affiliation at the Polls on Election Day. You must do that before the registration book closes, 15 days before any election.

The County Clerk's Office has a complete listing of all elected officials for City, County, State and National offices and their contact information.

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Election Dates 2011

March 1 - Primary

April 5 - General

Interested in being a pollworker? Please call the Clerk's Office at (620)341-3245

 
 

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Where to Vote
Emporia Precincts (map & addresses)
County Precincts (map & addresses)

 
 

VOTER REGISTRATION OUTPOSTS
All Kansas residents may register at the following places during regular business hours:

LYON COUNTY CLERK’S OFFICE, 430 Commercial Street, Emporia
EMPORIA CITY CLERK’S OFFICE
, 522 Mechanic Street, Emporia
AMERICUS CITY CLERK
, City Hall, Americus
AMERICUS STATE BANK
, Americus
HARTFORD STATE BANK, Hartford
NORTH LYON COUNTY LIBRARY
, Allen
OLPE STATE BANK
, Olpe
TIGHTWAD BANK
, Reading

All Kansas residents who apply for services at voter registration agencies may register at the following places during regular business hours:
FLINT HILLS TECHNICAL COLLEGE

3301 W. 18th Avenue, Emporia
HETLINGER DEVELOPMENTAL CENTER

707 S. Commercial Street, Emporia
KANSAS COMMISSION ON VETERAN’S AFFAIRS

702 Commercial Street, Emporia
KANSAS DIVISION OF VEHICLES DRIVERS LICENSE EXAMINATIONS

1640 Industrial Road, Emporia
KANSAS SOCIAL & REHABILITATION SERVICES

1701 Wheeler Street, Emporia
LYON COUNTY HEALTH DEPARTMENT (WIC Office)

420 W. 15th Avenue, Emporia
OFFICE OF DISABILITY SERVICES & NON-TRADITIONAL STUDENT PROGRAMS
, EMPORIA STATE UNIVERSITY
1200 Commercial Street (Morse Hall), Emporia
RESOURCE CENTER FOR INDEPENDENT LIVING
625 Merchant Street, Emporia

 

last updated Feb 24, 2012

 


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