The last day for Kansans to register to vote or to change their
party affiliation is 15 days prior to the next election. To register
to vote for the primary election on Tuesday, Aug. 3, voters must
register by 5 p.m. Monday, July 19.
In order to register to vote, Kansans must complete a voter registration
application and meet the following qualifications: be a citizen
of the United States, live in Kansas, and be 18 years of age on
or before Aug. 3.
Kansans may register to vote online at https://www.kdor.org/voterregistration.
To register to vote online, individuals must have a valid Kansas
driver’s license or identification card issued by the Division
of Motor Vehicles.
Osage County residents may also register to vote at the following
places during regular business hours: Osage County Clerk’s
Office; all city clerk’s offices (except Lyndon and Olivet)
and Santa Fe Trail High School.
Persons who apply for services at voter registration agencies may
register at the following places during regular business hours:
Kansas Department of Social and Rehabilitation Services, Lyndon;
Osage County Health Department, Lyndon; Resource Center for Independent
Living, Osage City; Kansas Commission on Veterans’ Affairs,
Lyndon and Osage City; Osage County Treasurer’s Office-Driver’s
License Station, Lyndon; Three Lakes Educational Cooperative, Lyndon;
Osage County Senior Center, Osage City.
When a voter has been registered according to law, the voter shall
remain registered until the voter changes name by marriage, divorce
or other legal proceeding or changes residence. The voter may re-register
in person, by mail or other delivery when registration is open or
the voter may re-register on Election Day.
As of July 1, 1.7 million Kansans were registered to vote (739,764
Republicans, 488,764 Unaffiliated, 462,159 Democrats, 9,883 Libertarians,
and 1,167 Reform Party Members).
The Kansas Democratic Party allows unaffiliated voters to cast a
ballot in the Democratic Primary. The Kansas Republican Party allows
unaffiliated voters to cast a ballot in the Republican Primary only
the voter affiliates with the Republican Party. This can be completed
at the polling place on Election Day.
Kansans can also go online to www.voteks.org to check their voter
registration status, find their polling place, and learn more about
voting in Kansas.Candidates to vie for office
Osage County Election Officer Rhonda Beets has released a certified
list of candidates for the various nominations to be made by the
Republican and Democratic parties, whose names will appear on the
Aug. 3 Primary Election, to be held in Osage County and throughout
National and State candidates
United States Representative, 2nd District - Tom Little; Robert
(Bob) Londerholm; Jerry Moran; Todd Tiahrt.
United States House of Representatives, 2nd District - Lynn Jenkins;
Governor/Lieutenant Governor - Sam Brownback; Jeff Colyer; Joan
Heffington; Mark Holick.
Secretary of State - J. R. Claeys; Elizabeth “Libby”
Ensley; Kris Kobach.
Attorney General - Ralph J. De Zago; Derek Schmidt.
State Treasurer - Ron Estes.
Commissioner of Insurance - David J. Powell; Sandy Praeger.
State Representative, 59th District - William R. Prescott.
Member State Board of Education, 9th District - Jana Shaver.
Osage County candidates
County Commissioner, 1st District - Fred L. Diver; Sharon Larson;
Carl F. Meyer.
Clerk - James H. Rogers; Precinct Committeeman - Evan L. Evans;
Precinct Committeewoman - Patricia R. Evans.
Clerk - Timothy M. Quaney.
Clerk - Joseph E. Quaney; Precinct Committeeman - Joseph E. Quaney;
Precinct Committeewoman - Henrietta B. Quaney.
Clerk - Gary Wray; Precinct Committeeman - Larry D. Woodson; Precinct
Dee Ann Woodson.
Clerk - Keith Badger; Precinct Committeeman - Gerald “Cheese”
Marten; Precinct Committeewoman - Judith A. Marten.
Precinct Committeeman - Fred L. Pearson; Precinct Committeewoman
- Patricia Pearson.
Michigan Valley Precinct Committeeman - Alan Roop; Vassar Precinct
Committeeman - Gary F. Davis; Vassar Precinct Committeewoman - Kathleen
Clerk - Raylen Phelon; Precinct Committeewoman - Kathryn L. Dewey.
Precinct Committeeman - Clyde M. Burns; Precinct Committeewoman
- Marian M. Burns.
Clerk - Clarence Jay Wolfe; North Ridgeway Precinct Committeewoman
- Wanda M. Kinney.
Clerk - Thomas W. Badger; Precinct Committeewoman - Dana K. Webber.
Valley Brook Township
North Valley Brook Precinct Committeeman - Ronald R. Groff; North
Valley Brook Precinct Committeewoman - Alta Rasmusson; South Valley
Brook Precinct Committeewoman - Virginia Kersten.
First Ward Precinct Committeewoman - Linda K. Getsinger; Third Ward
Precinct Committeeman - Joe D. Humerickhouse; Third Ward Precinct
Committeewoman - Thelma K. Humerickhouse; Fourth Ward Precinct Committeeman
- T. L. Davis; Fourth Ward Precinct Committeewoman - Patricia A.
National and State candidates
United States Representative, 2nd District - Robert A. Conroy; David
Haley; Lisa Johnston; Charles Schollenberger; Patrick Wiesner.
United States House of Representatives 2nd District - Cheryl Hudspeth;
Thomas Koch; Sean Tevis.
Governor/Lieutenant Governor - Tom Holland.
Secretary of State - Chris Biggs; Chris Steineger.
Attorney General - Steve Six.
State Treasurer - Dennis McKinney.
State Representative, 59th District - Blossom W. Barth.
Member State Board of Education, 9th District - Robert E. Medford.
Clerk - Ronald E. Mathe.
Third Ward Precinct Committeeman - Carolyn J. Rosetta.
Special county question on ballot
The following special question will appear on the Aug. 3 Primary
“Shall the following be adopted? Shall Osage County Resolution
No. 10-05, a Resolution adopting the provisions of the County Unit
Road System become effective and the provisions of the County Unit
Road System be adopted in Osage County pursuant to K.S.A. 68-515
Osage County voting places
The Primary Election will be held Aug. 3, 2010, at the following
voting places in Osage County. Hours of voting are from 7 a.m. until
Agency Precinct Quenemo Community Building
Arvonia Precinct Community Building, Osage City
Barclay Precinct Community Building, Osage City
North Burlingame Precinct Schuyler Museum Annex
South Burlingame Precinct Schuyler Museum Annex
Dragoon Precinct Schuyler Museum Annex
Elk Precinct Overbrook Library
Fairfax Precinct Santa Fe Trail High School
Grant Precinct Community Building, Osage City
Michigan Valley Precinct Michigan Valley Community Church
Vassar Precinct Lyndon Community Center
Lincoln Precinct Melvern Community Center
Melvern Precinct Melvern Community Center
Olivet Precinct Melvern Community Center
North Ridgeway Precinct Elms Community Center, Carbondale
South Ridgeway Precinct Elms Community Center, Carbondale
Scranton Precinct Scranton Community Building
Superior Precinct Community Building, Osage City
North Valley Brook Precinct Lyndon Community Center
South Valley Brook Precinct Lyndon Community Center
Osage City First Ward Community Building, Osage City
Osage City Second Ward Community Building, Osage City
Osage City Third Ward Community Building, Osage City
Osage City Fourth Ward Community Building, Osage City