Nora Urban
County Election Official


Megan Davenport
Deputy 


Barbara Tally

Election Dates

June 1st - Candidate filing deadline at 12pm
July 12th - Last day to register to vote for Primary Election

July 13th - Advance/Early in person voting begins

August 2nd - Primary Election


Offices To Be Elected/Retained


U.S. Senator - U.S. Representives - Governor/Lt. Governor - Secretary of State - Attorney General - State Treasurer - Commissioner of Insurance - State Representatives - State Board of Education - Supreme Court Justices - Court of Appeals Judges - District Court Judges - District Magistrate Judges - Township Clerk - Precinct Committeeman/woman

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

Address
2nd Floor, Decatur County Courthouse

P.O. Box 28

120 E. Hall Street

Oberlin, KS

67749

United States

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Fax: 785-475-8130