Montgomery County Board of Elections in Independence Kansas

Address and phone number for Montgomery County Board of Elections, a Board Of Elections, at East Myrtle Street, Independence KS.


Name
Montgomery County Board of Elections
Address
217 East Myrtle Street, Independence, Kansas, 67301
Phone
620-330-1200
Fax
620-330-1202

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About the Montgomery County Board of Elections

The Montgomery County Board of Elections, located in Independence, KS, is a government office that oversees local elections in Independence. The Board of Elections holds general elections, caucuses, primaries, and special elections, including elections for Independence, Montgomery County, Kansas state, and federal offices. The Independence 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:
  • Independence election results
  • Registering to vote in Independence, KS
  • Election poll locations
  • Applying for an absentee ballot
  • Voter records
  • Learning about upcoming elections
  • Volunteering on election day
Independence Elections Board Responsibilities
  1. Independence Voter Registration
  2. Election Planning and Preparedness
  3. Election Day Activities in Montgomery County
Independence Voter Records

In Independence, voter registration information, voter records, and election results are public records. The public can request these voter records through the Montgomery 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 Montgomery County voter records.

Voter Registration

The Board of Elections oversees voter registration in Independence, 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.

Independence Elections Planning & Polls

The Montgomery County Board of Elections is charged with planning and carrying out elections. To prepare for elections, the Board of Elections maintains records on Montgomery 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 Independence 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 Independence poll workers and volunteers, maintains voting machines, and follows Kansas state regulations and deadlines on voting.

Elections Day Activities in Montgomery County, Kansas

On Election Day, The Independence 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 Independence 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 Montgomery County Board of Elections

You may contact the Montgomery County Board of Elections by calling 620-330-1200, or by addressing inquiries to the office mailing address: Montgomery County Board of Elections, 217 East Myrtle Street, Independence, Kansas, 67301.