Rice County Board of Elections in Lyons Kansas

Address and phone number for Rice County Board of Elections, a Board Of Elections, at West Commercial Street, Lyons KS.


Name
Rice County Board of Elections
Address
101 West Commercial Street, Lyons, Kansas, 67554
Phone
620-257-2232
Fax
620-257-3039

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About the Rice County Board of Elections

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

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

Voter Registration

The Board of Elections oversees voter registration in Lyons, 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.

Lyons Elections Planning & Polls

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

Elections Day Activities in Rice County, Kansas

On Election Day, The Lyons 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 Lyons 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 Rice County Board of Elections

You may contact the Rice County Board of Elections by calling 620-257-2232, or by addressing inquiries to the office mailing address: Rice County Board of Elections, 101 West Commercial Street, Lyons, Kansas, 67554.