Archive for Thursday, July 8, 2010

Leavenworth, Wyandotte electons approaching

July 8, 2010

Important dates are approaching for voters as the August primary election nears.

Next week, on July 14, advanced voting ballots are scheduled to be mailed by Leavenworth and Wyandotte County election officials.

On July 19, registration for voting in the primary closes. The following day, July 20, advanced voting in person begins at the Leavenworth County Clerk’s Office, 300 Walnut St., Leavenworth, and at the Wyandotte County Election Office, 850 State Ave. Voters can cast ballots from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Friday. Advance voting ends at noon Aug. 2.

Tuesday, Aug. 3 is the Primary Election Day with voting polls open from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. Polling places are located throughout Leavenworth and Wyandotte counties.

The Republican Primary is a closed primary. Voters must be a registered Republican to vote. However, unaffiliated voters may declare a party affiliation at the polls on election day and vote in the Republican Primary.

The Democratic Primary is open to all Democratic and unaffiliated voters.

On the ballot are several federal and state offices, along with precinct committee positions that are being contested.

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