Nora Urban
County Election Official

Megan Davenport

Barbara Tally

2021 Election Dates

Registration books close Tuesday, October 12, 2021 at 7pm
Early voting open October 13th - November 1st at 12pm noon
City/School/Extension General Election: November 2, 2021

The following positions are up for election in 2021

Oberlin City council positions x 3
Norcatur City Mayor
Norcatur City council positions x 2
Jennings City Mayor
Jennings City council positions x 2
Dresden City council positions x3
USD 294 at large board member x 3
Twin Creeks Extension member x 2 

Services Provided

  • Voter registration site
  • Maintain registration database
  • Verify registration validity
  • Generate registration list and reports
  • Accept filings for public office
  • Prepare newspaper publications for elections
  • Assist with selection of election board workers
  • Prepare ballots
  • Make available advanced voting for voters
  • Prepare results and provisional ballots for County Board of Canvassers
  • Certify election results to the public and Secretary of State
  • Prepare Certificate of Nomination and Certificate of Election forms
  • Record all election results in permanent record
Nora D. Urban

Election Information & FAQ's

Electioneering -  knowingly trying to persuade/influence persons to vote for or against a particular political party/candidate or question submitted

Kansas statute 25-2430 prohibits the following activities within 250ft. of the entrance of  all polling locations on election day and advance voting sites:
  1. Campaign Apparel/Buttons/Stickers/Placards
  2. Campaign Materials/Signs/Banners/Literature
  3. Influencing Voters/Soliciting Votes/Political Persuasion
   -wearing, exhibiting or distributing labels, signs, posters, stickers or other materials that clearly identifies a candidate/question whether in support or opposition

*Any person(s) that appears to be engaged in electioneering may be asked to leave or be asked to stop the electioneering activity
  -For example, a person wearing a campaign button or hat can be asked to remove the item and place it in his or her pocket or purse

*If the person(s) refuses to leave or stop electioneering, the polling place official may contact the Election Official at 785-475-8102; or if necessary, call 911 for law enforcement assistance

Ballot Drop Box

Convenient drive up drop box for ballots available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. Located on the North side of the courthouse.

Contact Information

2nd Floor, Decatur County Courthouse
120 E. Hall Street - P.O. Box 28
Oberlin, KS 67749

Phone: 785-475-8102
Fax: 785-475-8130


Monday thru Friday
8:00am - 5:00pm