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Data Request Forms:
Filing for Office
Candidates filing by petition do not pay a filing fee, but many offices
have additional fees imposed by the Secretary of State or the Kansas
Governmental Ethics Commission that are still required at the time of
filing. These fees are listed in the
2016 Filing Fees.
Campaign Finance Reports
Campaign finance reports are required of all candidates except
Improvement District and Precinct Committee candidates. Candidates who
do not intend to spend more than $1,000 on their campaigns may file a
notarized Affidavit of Exemption with the appropriate office before the 9th
day prior to the Primary Election in lieu of submitting campaign finance
reports. The reports for local office are on the Election Office
website in the Voting Applications and Forms link. Report forms for
National, State, and County offices are sent to candidates from the Kansas
Governmental Ethics Commission. The campaign finance report submission
dates are listed in the
2016 Election Calendar.
City of Derby Letter shares a summary of city code relating to sign
City of Wichita Letter lists ordinances in effect
on sign placement. The Sign Placement Diagram shows drawings of correct and
incorrect sign placement within Wichita. Kansas law also prohibits campaign
signs within 250 feet of the entrance to an advance voting site or within
250 feet of the entrance to a polling place on Election Day [K.S.A.
Candidates can appoint Election Day voting observers.
The observer must carry a completed Authorized Poll Agents form that has
been filed with the Sedgwick County Election Office to present to the
election board workers. The observer must also wear a badge issued by the
Election Office that says “OBSERVER”.
Mission: To assure quality public services that provide for the present and future well-being of the citizens of Sedgwick County.
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