Nora Urban
County Election Official

Megan Stallman

Barbara Tally


Election Dates

Register to Vote Deadline
Tuesday, October 17th, 2023

First Day of Advance Voting

Wednesday, October 18th, 2023 - Monday, November 6th at 12:00pm

Absentee Ballot Request Deadline

Tuesday, October 31st, 2023

Election Day

Tuesday, November 7th, 2023 

Offices to be Elected/Retained

USD 294 At Large - Oberlin Mayor - Oberlin City Council - Dresden Mayor - Dresden City Council - Jennings City Council - Norcatur City Council - Twin Creeks Extension District - USD 211NT - USD 316TH - USD 412SD

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

2nd Floor, Decatur County Courthouse

P.O. Box 28

120 E. Hall Street

Oberlin, KS


United States

Call Us!

Fax: 785-475-8130