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It’s Election Day! Here’s what you need to know to vote

Today, the voters of Lawrence will elect three city commissioners and three school board members.

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Polls are open from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. today (Tuesday, Nov. 2).

If you’re registered to vote in Douglas County and you’re not sure where to go to vote, you can find out by entering your information at this link. As long as you’re in line to vote by 7 p.m., you can cast your ballot.

Need a ride? The City of Lawrence has made bus fare free for all fixed-route and paratransit buses on Election Day to encourage voters to make their voices heard.

If you chose to vote early by advance ballot, you can also check the status of your ballot and see whether the county clerk’s office has received it yet by putting in your information at this link. The clerk’s office will count any ballots that are postmarked by Tuesday as long as they are received by Friday, Nov. 5.

The candidates for Lawrence City Commission are Stuart Boley, Ma’Ko’Quah Jones, Lisa Larsen, Bart Littlejohn, Milton Scott and Amber Sellers. Candidates for Lawrence school board are Kay Emerson, GR Gordon-Ross, Kelly Jones, Nate Morsches, Andrew Nussbaum and Elizabeth Stephens.

Learn about all the candidates, find out their priorities and a little bit about their personalities in the Times’ candidate questionnaires.

2021 candidates for Lawrence City Commission, from top left: Stuart Boley, Ma’Ko’Quah Jones, Lisa Larsen; second row, Bart Littlejohn, Milton Scott and Amber Sellers.
2021 candidates for Lawrence school board, from top left: Kay Emerson, GR Gordon-Ross, Kelly Jones; bottom row, Nate Morsches, Andrew Nussbaum and Elizabeth Stephens.

Find more information about voting and elections on the county’s online Elections Hub, and find answers to many frequently asked questions on the county’s voter information site.

Keep an eye on the Times for election results as they start to roll in once polls close Tuesday evening.

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