Wednesday, March 20, 2019

Russell County Clerk

Mary K. Nuss


Fax: 785-483-5725




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2018 Election Information

Election Dates:
Primary Election: Tuesday, August 7
General Election: Tuesday, November 6

Candidate Filing Deadlines:
Primary Election:  12:00 pm., Friday, June 1
Independent Nominations:  12:00pm., Monday, August 6

Offices to be Elected or Retained
National Level
All four U.S. Representative
(Russell County is in the Big 1st Dist)
State Level
Governor/Lt Governor
Secretary of State
Attorney General
State Treasurer
Commissioner of Insurance
All 125 State Representatives
(Russell County would be the 109th Rep Dist)
7 Ks Court of Appeals Judges
District Court Judge 20th District 1st Division

For all of the above openings, you must file with the Ks Secretary of State’s Office

Local Offices

Russell County
County Commissioner District 1

Russell CIty 


Ward 1

Ward 2

Ward 3 

Ward 4 

Hospital Board Position #2 and #3

All 12 Township Clerks 

16 Precinct Committeemen and Women

For the local offices you must file with the Russell County Clerks Office and are subject to filing fees.

Voter Registration

Closes July 17th, 2018 at 5:00 pm (Primary)

Closes October 16th, 2018 at 5:00 pm (General)

Advanced Voting

Begins July 23rd, 2018 in the Clerk’s Office at 8:00 a.m.(Primary) 

Begins October 22nd, 2018 in the Clerk’s Office at 8:00 a.m.(General)

Election Date

Tuesday, August 7th, 2018 (Primary)

Tuesday, November 6th, 2018 (General)

Election Hours are 7:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m.

All times are CST.

Forms for Voter Registration and Advanced Ballot 




Kansas Voter ID Law

Beginning in 2012, every voter must show photo ID when voting. A voter requesting a ballot by mail must either write his or her driver's license number on the application or send a copy of a photo ID to get a ballot.



  • Driver's license or ID card issued by Kansas or by another state.
  • U.S. Passport
  • Student ID card from an accredited post-secondary education institution in Kansas
  • U.S. Military ID
  • Employee badge or Identification document issued by a government office
  • Concealed carry of handgun license issued by  Kansas or by another state
  • Public assistance identification card issued by a government office

A voter age 65 or older may use an expired document.

Certain individuals are exempt from the ID requirements: permanent advance voters (voters with illnesses or disabilities), overseas military voters and their spouses and dependents, and voters with religious objections who sign declarations.

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County Clerk
Mary Nuss


Deputy Clerk
Teryn Yarmer

Andrea Ruggels

AP / AR Clerk
Kristi Whitman