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Kansas Election Administration
Chief Election Official(s): Secretary of State (View Website)
Election/Appointment Process: Partisan Election
  • Prescribes voter registration forms
  • Determines ballot eligibility of parties
  • Approves new voting systems/ devices
  • Advertises statewide ballot questions
  • Prepares election calendar
  • Canvasses election returns
  • Handles state recounts
Current Official(s): Ron Thornburgh
Public Office Experience: Assistant Secretary of State, Kansas, 1991-1994
Administration Deputy Assistant, Kansas Secretary of State Office, 1990-1991
Deputy Assistant, Kansas Secretary of State Election and Legislative Matters Division, 1987-1990
Reelection/Reappointment Date: 2010
Primary Date: August 1, 2006
Contact Information: Hon. Ron Thornburgh
Secretary of State
120 SW 10th Ave
Memorial Hall
Topeka, KS 66612
(785) 296-4564
Fax (785) 368-8033
[email protected]


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