Smith County Board of Elections in Smith Center Kansas

Address and phone number for Smith County Board of Elections, a Board Of Elections, at South Grant Street, Smith Center KS.


Name
Smith County Board of Elections
Address
218 South Grant Street, Smith Center, Kansas, 66967
Phone
785-282-5110
Fax
785-282-5114

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About the Smith County Board of Elections

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

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

Voter Registration

The Board of Elections oversees voter registration in Smith Center, 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.

Smith Center Elections Planning & Polls

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

Elections Day Activities in Smith County, Kansas

On Election Day, The Smith Center 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 Smith Center 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 Smith County Board of Elections

You may contact the Smith County Board of Elections by calling 785-282-5110, or by addressing inquiries to the office mailing address: Smith County Board of Elections, 218 South Grant Street, Smith Center, Kansas, 66967.