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It’s a big election year, and we want to serve our readers the best we can.

Four out of five Douglas County Commission seats are on the ballot. So is every seat in the Kansas Legislature. Voters will also choose the district attorney — the top prosecutor job countywide — for the next four years.

And in November, voters will decide whether the Lawrence City Commission should expand to include six members plus a mayor. (Read more about that at this link.)

As a hyperlocal publication, we plan to focus our limited resources on covering local elections as our top priority, then state-level elections. In case you missed it, here’s a look at the folks who have filed to run for office in 2024, which races will have primaries, and so forth.

Please help our news team shape our coverage of the 2024 election by sharing questions you have for the candidates, tips about things our news team should look into, suggestions to make our coverage as useful as it can be, and anything else election-related on your mind.

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Do you have specific questions for candidates, tips or information that we should look into?

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Douglas County voters can take care of their voter registration, updates and ballot requests at Check your districts at

 Deadline to register, or update your registration, to vote on Aug. 6: Tuesday, July 16
Early voting begins: Wednesday, July 17; times and locations to be announced
 Deadline to request an advance voting mail ballot for the Aug. 6 primary: Tuesday, July 30
Election Day: Primary — Tuesday, Aug. 6. General — Tuesday, Nov. 5

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