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Important Dates

  • October 22-November 3: Advance voting in person at six convenient sites
  • November 5: Advance voting 8 a.m. to noon only at Election Office
  • November 6:  Election Day: Polls open 7 a.m. to 7 p.m.

For more information see the Johnson County Election Office

Students register to vote at JCCC.

The Push Is On

On the November ballot, voters will select their candidate for Kansas governor, secretary of state, attorney general, insurance commissioner and treasurer. On the local level, voters will choose their 3rd District congressional representative, their Kansas House representative, the chair of the Board of County Commissioners and candidates for seats for Districts 1, 4 or 5.

Learn about all these candidates by visiting vote411.org. Enter your address, then you can compare the candidates on your ballot.

Several Johnson County (10th district Court) judges will be up for retention as well. Read the recently released Johnson County Bar Association member survey to help inform your decisions about the retention of the judges.

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Who We Are

LWVJoCo serves Johnson County, Kansas, a part of the greater Kansas City metro area. We are a community-based organization focused on engaging citizens in the voting process. The League does not endorse or oppose candidates or political parties.

We believe hands-on work safeguards democracy, which leads to civic improvement. Members gain knowledge and experience, discover new interests through the study and discussion of timely and important issues and topics. Through participation in League activities, members contribute valuable services to the community.

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Another New and Exciting League Year for LWVJoCo

Take a look at what’s in store for our 2018-2019 League year. Our ‘go-getter’ officers and committee chairs have put a great plan together. See what’s involved with organizing a new League year on our new webpage about our recent Preview Party.

What does the League do?

  • We educate citizens about issues, legislation and candidates.
  • We encourage individual participation in the political process.
  • We inform through in-depth, objective study.
  • We monitor local, state and national government bodies and activities.
  • We register voters.
  • We sponsor candidate forums and public issue forums.

Join us to Make Democracy Work!

You can make a difference! Join LWVJoCo and start making a difference in our community. League membership is open to all women and men from age 16.