Voters Guide: Multiple voting options available in Douglas County

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Voters line up at the counter and fill ballot stations at the Douglas County Courthouse on Wednesday,Oct. 17, 2018, the first day of advance voting for the Nov. 6 general election. The schedule for advance voting can be found on the county's website,

Douglas County’s 77 polling sites will be open from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. on Election Day, Nov. 6. Residents can find the locations of their polling sites at the Douglas County Clerk’s Office website at and view a sample ballot by visiting

To receive a ballot, a registered voter must produce a driver’s license, military identification card or other government-issued ID, said County Clerk Jamie Shew.

The Douglas County Clerk’s office will be open for in-person advance voting from 8 a.m. to 7 p.m. Monday, Oct. 29, through Friday, Nov. 2,, from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Saturday, Nov. 3, and from 8 a.m. to noon, Monday, Nov. 5. In addition, the clerk’s office will have in-person advance voting sites open from 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. Monday, Oct. 29, through Friday, Nov. 2, at the Flory Meeting Hall on the Douglas County Fairgrounds, 2120 Harper St.; the Golf Course Superintendents Association, 1421 Research Park Drive; and the KU Multicultural Center, 1299 Oread Ave. Finally, in-person advance voting will be available from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 3, at the Baldwin City Fire Station, 610 High St.; Eudora City Hall, 4 E. Seventh St.; and Lecompton City Hall, 327 Elmore St.

Voters can also request mail-in advance ballots until Tuesday, Oct. 30, by filling out an application form on the clerk’s office website at The mail-in ballots must be returned by 7 p.m., Nov. 6. Ballots can be dropped off at the clerk’s office or at the two Douglas County Treasurer’s satellite offices at the Dillons Store at 3000 West Sixth Street and Suite B, 2000 West 31st Street

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