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This blog provides links to current resources to help you find what is new and noteworthy in the state of Kansas. State Library staff will highlight a topic of specific interest and supply links to important news and services in the state of Kansas.

Jul 24

Sample Ballots

Posted on July 24, 2018 at 2:27 PM by Brett Rurode

Sample Ballots

Wouldn’t it be great to view a sample ballot before walking into the voting booth??  Kansas sample ballots can be easily looked up at the following website:

Kansas Sample Ballots

If you do not see your sample ballot for the up-coming Primary, check with your county Elections Office:

Johnson County Sample Ballots

Douglas County Sample Ballots




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Jul 10

Resources for Kansas' 2018 primary elections

Posted on July 10, 2018 at 10:58 AM by Brian Herder

The 2018 Kansas primary elections are taking place on August 7. By Kansas law, voter registration and updates must be done 21 days or more before an election. The deadline for voter registration or updates for the 2018 Kansas primaries is therefore July 17.

For official voting resources, see the following links from the Kansas Secretary of State's website:




Apr 02

April-Financial Literacy Month

Posted on April 2, 2018 at 10:18 AM by Sarah Tenfelde-Dubois

It is that time of year again when we take a look at financial information. Financial Literacy is recognized in the month of April, and Money Smart Week will be held April 21 through April 28 for this year.

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