The Douglas County Clerk serves as the County's Election Officer with the responsibility for the planning and operation of all elections held in the county (as required by Kansas Statutes and Administrative regulations), and maintains all records relating to such elections.
NOTICE OF BALLOT AUDIT:
As required by K.S.A. 25-3009, a postelection audit of ballots cast in 1% of precincts in Douglas County Kansas will begin at 9AM on Tuesday, November 15th, at the election office. We will audit no less than one precinct and one contested race chosen by the Secretary of State for this general election. The races to audit will includeat least one of the following:  Constitutional Amendment;  Federal Race;  Statewide race;  Legislative race;  county race – in order of precedence. The precincts to be audited will be selected in a random drawing conducted on Thursday, November 10th at 9AM. When the audit has been completed, the audit results will be forwarded to the county board of canvassers when certifying the official election results on November 21, 2022. Jameson Shew, County Clerk
Notice: Friday, November 11, 2022 is a recognized Federal holiday. November 11 is also the deadline all properly postmarked ballots are to be returned to the election office. Given that this is a Federal holiday, in accordance with guidance from the Kansas Secretary of State, properly postmarked mail ballots may be accepted until the close of business on Monday, November 14, 2022. USPS Postmarks must be by Election Day for a ballot to be qualified to be counted.