The County Clerk recommends not waiting until Tuesday to mail your advance ballot, because it may not arrive by Friday, August 7, the legal deadline to be counted. So, at this time you should not mail your ballot – please drop it at one of the locations below by 7 pm Tuesday or take it to any polling place in Douglas County on Tuesday, August 4 between 7 am and 7 pm.

Thank you for VOTING!


Douglas County Courthouse Dropoff

Douglas County Courthouse

South Parking Lot, 1100 Massachusetts Street

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Douglas County Fairgrounds Dropoff

Douglas County Fairgrounds

Flory Meeting Hall, 2110 Harper Street

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Douglas County United Way Dropoff

Douglas County Human Services Building

2518 Ridge Court

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Douglas County Early Voting Dropoff

Early Voting Location

2329 S. Iowa

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If you have not received your Mail-In Ballot check your status here!

If the ‘Ballot Request’ shows Primary Ballot then you have successfully registered to receive your early ballot by mail. Please call the County Clerk to find out your next steps: 785-832-5100

*** Once you return your ballot TRACK THE STATUS!  (yes our County Clerk is AWESOME!) ***

Did You Know:

● A voter cannot cancel a request for an advance ballot, but can vote provisionally at the polls.

● Unaffiliated voters can change their party affiliation up until election day. This can also be done on

● Voters who don’t receive the advance ballot or misplace it can vote provisionally at their polling place.

● The postage is prepaid for mailing the advance ballots.

● A voter can also take the advance ballot to any polling place on election day.

● The county cannot mail advance ballots for the primary until Wednesday,July 15, when advance voting begins. Voters should expect to receive their ballots in the mail by Saturday, July 18 . These dates for the general election are Wednesday, October 14 and Saturday, October 17.

● The county makes every attempt to “cure” advance ballots that have issues, such as incorrect signatures, addresses, etc. In some instances, they send workers to the voter’s residence to get the correct signature. Their commitment provides considerable peace of mind for the advance voter.