Voters on Tuesday will elect the majority of the Lawrence City Commission and Lawrence school board. Here’s the quick info you need to cast your ballot.
Polls are open from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. on Election Day — Tuesday, Nov. 7.
Why it matters:
City elections are the closest to home — city commissioners and school board members decide some of the issues that have the biggest effects on our day-to-day lives. Regardless, generally less than a quarter of registered voters cast ballots in these elections.
Where to go:
Voters will need to report to their assigned polling places to vote on Election Day. As long as you are in line to vote by 7 p.m., you will be allowed to cast your ballot.
Find out where that is by inputting your information or searching for an address at myvoteinfo.voteks.org/voterview.
What you need:
You will need a driver’s license or valid ID to cast your ballot in person.
If you requested an advance ballot but you haven’t mailed it back yet, you can drop off your ballot in person anytime before 7 p.m. Tuesday at one of the county’s secure dropboxes: at the Douglas County courthouse, 1100 Massachusetts St.; at the county treasurer’s annex, 2000 W. 31st St., Suite B; or at the county elections office, 711 W. 23rd St., Suite 1.
You can also take your ballot to any polling place between 7 a.m. and 7 p.m. on Election Day; click here to see a list.
We’ll post results as soon as the numbers start to become available. That’s usually a little after 7 p.m. on Election Night. Keep an eye on LawrenceKSTimes.com and follow us on social media for updates.
Learn what’s on the ballot and read up on all the candidates:
Find more information about voting in Douglas County on the county’s website. If you have questions, you can email email@example.com or call 785-832-5267.
If you’re looking for information about candidates and can’t find it, get in touch with our news team.
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