Voting and Elections
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.
Your Voter Information
This page will help you check your registration status, find you polling place and sign-up to track your advance ballot.
Become a Candidate
See our collection of forms and information needed to become an election candidate for various positions...
To see Voting Maps, please visit the Voting Maps page.
Frequently Asked Questions
A cancellation request form is available at our Register to Vote page. You may return the completed form to us by mail, email, or fax.
Contact the Douglas County Clerk's Election Office. Ask to have a new "Notice of Disposition" (voter registration card) to be mailed. A new card will be issued to the address we have on file.
Our office is happy to provide voter registration forms and registration drive instructions. By law you should return completed registrations within five (5) days from signature on the registration form. Additionally, remember that voter… Read More
Please visit our Ways to Vote page. You will find information on Advance Voting by Mail, Permanent Advance Voting and Military & Overseas Voting.
There are several ways to register to vote: If you have a valid KS Driver License or KS State ID you may go to the Kansas Secretary of State's website. Complete the online registration application. The record will pull your DL or State ID signature… Read More
On election night the general public are welcome to come to the second floor of the Douglas County Courthouse on election night to observe the process of tallying the results from advance ballots and precincts. You may access election results,… Read More
Jamie Shew was elected County Clerk/County Election Officer for Douglas County, Kansas, in 2004. He is currently in his fourth term of office. Prior to his election he worked in higher education administration and business management. He is active in Election Center, IaGo, GFOA, Kansas Association of Counties, and Kansas County Clerks & Elections Officials Association where he served as president in 2014-15. Jamie has achieved Master County Clerk status in Kansas and earned national Certified Election Registration Administrator (CERA) status in 2017.