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2019 Election Information

City/School General Election
Tuesday, November 5, 2019
​​Polls open 7:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m.

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See Calendar Below for Important Election Dates

Voter Registration for the General Election ends October 15, 2019

Voter Registration for the Primary Election ends July 14, 2020 at 7 pm
The deadline to change party affiliation for the August Primary is June 1 at noon
​Voter Registration for the General Election ends October 13, 2020 at 7 pm
Voting Statistics
(Final - 11-6-2020):

Early In-Person = 3,644


  • Sent = 7,928

  • Returned = 6,820

Advance & Early Voting Information
​Advance Voting by Mail:
Registered voters may apply for an Advance Ballot by Mail. A separate form is required for each election. Ballots begin mailing 20 days prior to election.
Click here for an Application for Advance Ballot by Mail (form AV1M)
Click here for an Online Voter Registration and Advance Application Service
Early Voting In-Person:
  • Begins on Tuesday 2 weeks prior to each election day (October 22), 8 am to 5 pm Mon-Fri and 9 am to 2 pm on Saturday prior to election (November 2). ​

  • Location: Harvey County Courthouse Community Room, 800 N Main, Newton.

  • Ends at 12 noon on Monday prior to election day (November 4).​ 

Absentee, US Vote

Notice of Election Equipment Testing
There will be a public testing of the automatic tabulating equipment for the November 2 General Election at 2 p.m. on Monday, October 25 in the County Clerk’s Office in the Harvey County Courthouse.

Notice of General Election Audit
The selection of races and precincts to be audited for the November 2, 2021 General Election will conducted on Wednesday, November 3 at 11 a.m. in the County Clerk’s Office in the Harvey County Courthouse. The audit of the November 2, 2021 General Election will be conducted at 1:30 PM on Friday, November 5, 2021, at the Harvey County Courthouse in Newton, KS.

** Election Audit Update **

On Wednesday, November 3 two local races were randomly selected and then 1 precinct was randomly selected for the respective race. The races and precincts selected were: Sedgwick City Council – Sedgwick City precinct (#20) and USD 206 Board – USD 206 PL, RI Twp precinct (#22)


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We will be conducting a demonstration of our new voting equipment on Thursday, June 9 at 4 p.m. in the community room at the Harvey County Courthouse.
The demo is open to the public.

The new voting equipment, purchased from
 Clear Ballot, includes 43 voting devices and 14 precinct scanning machines and software systems.  While electronic voting will be available at all voting locations, voting by paper ballot will continue to be an option for registered voters that prefer that method.

Clear Ballot equipment is certified through the Kansas Secretary of State’s Office and U.S. Election Assistance Commission.

Pictured on the left is the new precinct ballot scanning machine. On the right is an electronic voting machine.

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800 N Main, PO Box 687
Newton, KS 67114
Rick Piepho
County Clerk & Election Officer
Fax: 316-284-6856
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