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Advance voting at the Courthouse begins Monday, October 19th, 2020.

Monday – Friday 8:30 am – 4:30 pm

Advance voting ends at noon on November 2nd, 2020.

Remember to bring your photo id with you to vote.

 

The deadline to register to vote for the 2020 General Election is October 13th, 2020.

COUNTY CLERK’S NOTICE

OF CANDIDATES TO BE VOTED ON

AT THE GENERAL ELECTION

NOVEMBER 3, 2020

 

State of Kansas

County of Bourbon

 

In compliance with K.S.A. 25-105, and the General Election Laws of the State of Kansas, I submit herewith the list of National, State and District Candidates certified to me by the Secretary of State, and the list of those filed as candidates in Bourbon County in the forthcoming General Election to be held, Tuesday, November 3, 2020.

 

And, I hereby give further notice that the election will be held in the voting places listed below in Bourbon County, Kansas, and that the polls will be opened and closed at the regular time specified by law for the conduct of elections.  All precincts in the county will open at 7:00 am and will close at 7:00 pm.

 

Residents living in the City of Fort Scott vote at the following locations:

1st Ward       Community Christian Church – 1919 S Horton, Fort Scott

2nd Ward       Grace Baptist Church – 502 S Margrave, Fort Scott                    

3rd Ward       Grace Baptist Church – 502 S Margrave, Fort Scott

4th Ward       Community Christian Church – 1919 S Horton, Fort Scott                                

5th Ward       Community Christian Church – 1919 S Horton, Fort Scott                                

6th Ward       Community Christian Church – 1919 S Horton, Fort Scott                                

7th Ward       Grace Baptist Church – 502 S Margrave, Fort Scott

 

Residents living out in the county vote at the following locations:

Drywood       Grace Baptist Church – 502 S Margrave, Fort Scott

Franklin        Mapleton Community Building – 565 Eldora, Mapleton, KS

Freedom      Fulton Community Building – 408 West Osage, Fulton, KS

East Marion  Uniontown City Hall – 206 Sherman Street, Uniontown, KS         

West Marion Bronson Community Building – 504 Clay Street, Bronson, KS

Marmaton     Redfield City Hall – 312 N Pine, Redfield, KS

Millcreek       Redfield City Hall – 312 N Pine, Redfield, KS

Osage          Fulton Community Building – 408 West Osage, Fulton, KS

Pawnee       Redfield City Hall – 312 N Pine, Redfield, KS

North Scott   Community Christian Church – 1919 S Horton, Fort Scott

South Scott  Grace Baptist Church – 502 S Margrave, Fort Scott

Timberhill      Mapleton Community Building – 565 Eldora, Mapleton, KS

Walnut         Uniontown City Hall – 206 Sherman Street, Uniontown, KS                                                                                                                                 

 

NATIONAL AND STATE OFFICES

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

For President and Vice-President of the United States

 

 

 

Joseph R. Biden / Kamala D. Harris

1209 Barley Mill Road

Wilmington, DE 19807

Democratic

 

 

Donald J. Trump / Michael R. Pence                     1100 S. Ocean Blvd.

                                                                               Palm Beach, FL 33480

Republican

 

 

Jo Jorgensen / Jeremy “Spike” Cohen

Greenville, SC

Libertarian

 

For United States Senate

 

 

 

 

Barbara Bollier

6910 Overhill Road

Mission Hills, KS 66208

Democratic

 

 

Roger Marshall

PO Box 1588

Great Bend, KS 67530

Republican

 

 

Jason Buckley

8828 Marty Ln

Overland Park, KS 66212

Libertarian

 

For US House of Representatives – District 2

 

 

 

 

Michelle De La Isla

3250 SW Briarwood Dr

Topeka, KS 66611

Democratic

 

 

Jake LaTurner

2329 SW Ashworth Pl

Topeka, KS 66614

Republican

 

 

Robert Garrard

2287 N 300 Rd

Edgerton, KS 66021

Libertarian

 

Kansas Senate, District 12

 

 

 

 

Mike Bruner

1002 Pecan St.

Humboldt, KS 66748

Democratic

 

 

Caryn Tyson

PO Box 191

Parker, KS 66072

Republican

 

Kansas Senate, District 13

 

 

 

 

Nancy J. Ingle

511 E. 21st

Pittsburg, KS 66762

Democratic

 

 

Richard Hilderbrand

240 Cleveland Ave

Baxter Springs, KS 66713

Republican

 

 Kansas House of Representatives, District 2

 

 

 

 

Lynn D. Grant

202 S. Appleton

Frontenac, KS 66763

Democratic

 

 

Kenneth Collins

102 E First Street

Mulberry, KS 66756

Republican

 

Kansas House of Representatives, District 4

 

 

 

 

Bill Meyer

14 Golfview Drive

Fort Scott, KS 66701

Democratic

 

 

Trevor Jacobs

1927 Locust Road

Fort Scott, KS 66701

Republican

 

For County Commissioner – District 2

 

 

 

 

Jim Harris

2302 Jayhawk Rd

Fort Scott, KS 66701

Republican

 

For County Commissioner – District 3

 

 

 

 

Clifton Beth

2236 215th,

Fort Scott, KS 66701

Republican

 

 

Phillip G. Hoyt

2422 242nd Terrace

Fulton, KS 66738

Democratic

 

For County Clerk

 

 

 

 

Kendell Dawn Mason

2 S Eddy

Fort Scott, KS 66701

Republican

 

For County Treasurer

 

 

 

 

Patty Love

901 Shepherd St

Fort Scott, KS 66701

Republican

 

For Register of Deeds

 

 

 

 

Lora Holdridge

1814 Richards Rd

Fort Scott, KS 66701

Republican

 

For County Attorney

 

 

 

 

Jacqie Spradling

PO Box 576

Spring Hill, KS 66083

Republican

 

For County Sheriff

 

 

 

 

Mike Feagins

1964 Justice Rd

Fort Scott, KS 66701

Democratic

 

 

Bill Martin

502 Meadow Ln

Fort Scott, KS 66701

Republican

 

TOWNSHIP TRUSTEE

 

 

 

Drywood

Richard Cullison, Jr.

506 260th

Garland, KS 66741

Republican

 

Franklin

Tony Bradbury

631 Soldier Rd.

Bronson, KS 66716

Republican

 

Freedom

Janice Seested

2330 215th St.

Fort Scott, KS 66701

Republican

 

Marion

Steve Geiger

1121 Hwy 3

Uniontown, KS 66779

Republican

 

Marmaton

David Duffey

1201 Locust Rd

Redfield, KS 66769

Republican

 

Millcreek

Yvonne Beck

1821 159th Street

Fort Scott, KS 66701

Republican

 

Osage

Brian Wade

2618 Soldier Rd.

Fort Scott, KS 66701

Democratic

 

Pawnee

Karen A. Endicott-Coyan

1635 Fern Rd

Fort Scott, KS 66701

Republican

 

Scott

Jim Sackett

2019 Maple Rd

Fort Scott, KS 66701

Republican

 

Timberhill

Dan Laughlin

2275 105th St.

Mapleton, KS 66754

Republican

 

Walnut

No Republican or Democratic Candidates filed

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

TOWNSHIP TREASURER

 

 

 

Drywood

No Republican or Democratic Candidates filed

 

 

 

Franklin

No Republican or Democratic Candidates filed

 

 

 

Freedom

Karen A. Paddock

608 W Cedar St.

Fulton, KS 66738

Republican

 

Marion

Rex Wilson

905 Clay St.

Bronson, KS 66716

Republican

 

Marmaton

Wilma K. Graham

102 W 4th

Redfield, KS 66769

Democratic

 

Millcreek

Betty L. Graham

1458 Tomahawk Rd

Fort Scott, KS 66701

Democratic

 

Osage

Kathleen Valentine

2638 Tomahawk Rd

Fort Scott, KS 66701

Republican

 

Pawnee

Sharon Middleton

1374 Eagle Rd

Fort Scott, KS 66701

Democratic

 

Scott

Harold Rogers

2189 Ironwood Rd

Fort Scott, KS 66701

Republican

 

Timberhill

David Scharenberg

1045 Yale Rd

Mapleton, KS 66754

Republican

 

Walnut

No Republican or Democratic Candidates filed

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

STATE OF KANSAS OFFICIAL JUDICIAL BALLOT

 

 

Supreme Court Justice, Court of Appeals Judges, District Court Judges and District Magistrate Judge

 

 

Question #1,

Shall the following Supreme Court Justice be retained in office?

 

 

Eric S. Rosen

1928 S.W. Indian Woods Ln.

Topeka, KS 66611

Position 4

 

 

 

 

 

 

Question #2,

Shall the following Court of Appeals Judges be retained in office?

 

 

Sarah E. Warner

Kansas Judicial Center

301 SW 10th Ave

Topeka, KS 66612

Position 4

 

 

David E. Bruns

Olathe

Position 6

 

 

G. Gordon Atcheson

301 SW 10th Ave

Topeka, KS 66612

Position 8

 

 

Karen M. Arnold-Burger

301 SW 10th Ave

Topeka, KS 66612

Position 9

 

 

Kathryn Gardner

301 SW 10th Ave

Topeka, KS 66612

Position 14

 

 

 

 

 

Question #3,

Shall the following Judges of the District Court be retained in office?

 

 

Terri L Johnson

PO Box 311

Pleasanton, KS 66075

District 6, Division 2

 

 

Mark A. Ward

829 190th St

Fort Scott, KS 66701

District 6, Division 3

 

 

 

Steven C. Montgomery

22404 S. Roosevelt St.

Spring Hill, KS 66083

District 6, Division 4

 

 

 

 

 

Question #4,

Shall the following Judge of the District Magistrate be retained in office?

 

 

Valorie R. Leblanc

210 S. National

Fort Scott, KS 66701

District 6

 

Shall the following be adopted?

Shall Bourbon County, Kansas,

levy (renew) a one percent

countywide retailers’ sales tax to

take effect on July 1, 2021, and

expire on June 30, 2031, with the

allocated shares pursuant to

K.S.A. 2019 Supp. 12-192 to be

used as follows: (1) to Bourbon

county, for the purpose of

maintenance and construction of

hard surface roads, and (2) to

each city located in Bourbon

county, for the purpose of

providing funding for public services?

 

 

      

                                                                                          Kendell Mason, County Clerk &

               (SEAL)                                                              Bourbon County Election Officer


 

Not sure if you’re registered to vote or where to vote?

You may register to vote online, through the Kansas Secretary of State’s website.

 

Check your voter registration status, the location of your polling place and view a sample ballot at VoterView by the Secretary of State.

 

The County Clerk is elected in November of Presidential Election years to a term of four years.  There are no term limits to this elected office.

 

The Bourbon County Clerk/Election Officer is responsible for a wide range of things under Kansas Law.  Some of those are listed here.

 

Advance Voting is available prior to each election.  You may advance vote in one of two ways:  By mail, by filing an application for a ballot to be mailed to you   OR   in-person, beginning at least one week prior to any election.

 

Bourbon County Clerk Duties:

  • Serves as Secretary to the Board of County Commissioners; attends Commission meetings; prepares and posts agendas and keeps meeting minutes; maintains proceedings of Commission meetings, including all contracts and agreements entered into by the County.
  • Prepares annual budgets for most townships and fire districts and all cemeteries, watersheds and light districts in the County.
  • Receives and compiles all budgets submitted by County entities, cities, townships, the community college, school districts, and all special districts. 
  • Compiles, calculates, and prepares tax levies.2002200320042005200620072008200920102011
  • Prepares real estate, personal property, and state assessed tax roll, including special assessments, and certifies to County Treasurer.
  • Accumulates and files a bonded indebtedness report for all taxing entities in the County. 
  • Carries out all elections and certifies to the Secretary of State; maintains voter database; accepts filings for public office; keeps financial statements of expenses from county, city, school district candidates. 
  • Provides Accounts Payable and Payroll functions for all County departments; receives all claims filed against the County. 
  • Provides checks and balance to property transfers, motor vehicle collections and Treasurer’s daily ledger activities.
  • Serves as the County Freedom of Information Officer. 
  • Maintains fixed asset inventory for the County.
  • Provides assistance to County residents in preparing Homestead Property Tax Refund  and Food Sales Tax Applications for the Kansas Department of Revenue
  • Issues Cereal Malt Beverage Licenses to establishments outside the city limits and issues Firework Permits to stands throughout the County for 4th of July week. 
  • Issues Kansas Wildlife and Park permits.

 

 

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