Ellis County Board of Elections in Hays Kansas

Address and phone number for Ellis County Board of Elections, a Board Of Elections, at PO Box 720, Hays KS.


Name
Ellis County Board of Elections
Address
PO Box 720, Hays, Kansas, 67601
Phone
785-628-9410
Fax
785-628-9413

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About the Ellis County Board of Elections

The Ellis County Board of Elections, located in Hays, KS, is a government office that oversees local elections in Hays. The Board of Elections holds general elections, caucuses, primaries, and special elections, including elections for Hays, Ellis County, Kansas state, and federal offices. The Hays Elections Department, also known as the Board of Registrars, manages poll locations, certifies election results, and promotes fair and legal elections.

You may contact the Board of Elections for questions about:
  • Hays election results
  • Registering to vote in Hays, KS
  • Election poll locations
  • Applying for an absentee ballot
  • Voter records
  • Learning about upcoming elections
  • Volunteering on election day
Hays Elections Board Responsibilities
  1. Hays Voter Registration
  2. Election Planning and Preparedness
  3. Election Day Activities in Ellis County
Hays Voter Records

In Hays, voter registration information, voter records, and election results are public records. The public can request these voter records through the Ellis County Board of Elections. These voter records also include information such as party affiliation and elections in which the voter participated. Contact the Board of Elections for more information on accessing Ellis County voter records.

Voter Registration

The Board of Elections oversees voter registration in Hays, including maintaining a list of registered voters and checking the accuracy of voter registration information. While other offices, including the Department of Motor Vehicles, may accept voter registration forms, the Board of Elections processes and verifies these applications to ensure accurate voter registration.

Hays Elections Planning & Polls

The Ellis County Board of Elections is charged with planning and carrying out elections. To prepare for elections, the Board of Elections maintains records on Ellis County voting districts and establishes polling locations within the district for early voting and in-person voting on election day. The Board of Elections also designs Hays election ballots, checking the accuracy of candidates' names, the wording of referendums, and the clarity of ballot questions. This includes KS absentee or mail-in ballots. In addition, the Board of Elections trains Hays poll workers and volunteers, maintains voting machines, and follows Kansas state regulations and deadlines on voting.

Elections Day Activities in Ellis County, Kansas

On Election Day, The Hays Elections Board staffs polling places, provides ballots and voting machines, or picks up drop-off or mail-in ballots. The Board of Elections oversees vote counting and communicates with Kansas state officials on issues or irregularities in voting. When polls close, the Board of Elections tallies the results and reports the outcome to state officials and the public.

Election Information

The Hays Board of Elections provides information about upcoming elections, including candidates that qualify for the election, referendums and initiatives on the ballot, and volunteering opportunities. The Board also provides voter pamphlets and candidate position statements to inform voters.

Contact the Ellis County Board of Elections

You may contact the Ellis County Board of Elections by calling 785-628-9410, or by addressing inquiries to the office mailing address: Ellis County Board of Elections, PO Box 720, Hays, Kansas, 67601.