November 26, 2015

Walk-in advance voting begins at county election office

Voters can advance vote in person in the April 2 spring general election. Walk-in voters are welcome between today and April 1 at the Johnson County Election Office, 2101 E. Kansas City Road in Olathe. The hours are from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. March 26 – March 29; from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Continue Reading

When is the last day to register for USD 230 bond issue election?

When is the last day to register to vote in the Spring Hill USD 230 school bond election? According to the Johnson County Election Website,, district voters have until May 23 to register to vote in the mail-in ballot election. Ballots for the $39 million bond issue, which would include financing for an addition Continue Reading

Recall committee files campaign finance report

Danedri Thompson The Gardner Recall Committee filed a campaign finance report with the Johnson County Election Office at 2:30 p.m. on Jan. 7. The committee – which included Gardner residents Chuck Clark, Jared Taylor and Ryan Beasley, apologized for the report’s tardiness in an attached letter. Campaign finance reports for the March 2, 2010 Continue Reading

Local filing deadline approaches

Danedri Thompson The next election is just around the corner, and candidates are trickling into the Johnson County Election Office to get their names on the ballot. Gardner, Edgerton and Spring Hill cities and school boards will elect several members come April, but candidates must file by Jan. 25. By the close of business Continue Reading

Advance mail-in voting starts this week

Danedri Thompson An initial batch of advanced ballots will leave the Johnson County Election Office today headed via U.S. Postal Service to the homes of more than 25,000 voters. Voters can continue to apply for advanced mail ballots until Oct. 19, and according to election commissioner Brian Newby, election workers will mail ballots within Continue Reading

County Commision Chair campaign finance reports available

Johnson County Commission Chair candidates reported more than $100,000 of cash on hand on the July 26 filing deadline. Current Chair Annabeth Surbaugh has almost twice the amount of campaign funding as her nearest fundraising competitor – Commissioner Ed Eilert. At the time of filing, Surbaugh had than $67,000 on hand. Eilert reported more than Continue Reading