Kiowa County Recorder’s Notes

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Published Friday, December 8, 2017
by Delisa Weeks, Kiowa County Clerk and Recorder

Election News:  

Important Dates for 2018 Elections:

  • January 2, 2018 Last day to affiliate with a major or minor party to run as a party candidate in the primary (either through nomination or petition).  What this means is if you want to run as a candidate affiliated with a political party you must be registered with that party by this date.
  • January 2, 2018 Last day to register as unaffiliated to access the ballot by petition as an unaffiliated candidate. What this means is if you want to petition on the ballot as an unaffiliated candidate you must be registered as unaffiliated by this date. 
  • January 8, 2018 Last day to affiliate with a political party (Republican or Democratic Party) in order to vote in the precinct caucus if held on March 6th precinct caucuses.  (2 months before the precinct caucus) What this means is if you are not registered at all or you want change affiliation and would like to register with a political party to support a candidate in that parties' caucus, this is your deadline to do so in order to participate in that parties caucus.

Method of Voting: All General, Primary, Congressional Vacancy, Coordinated, Odd-Year and Recall elections shall be by Mail Ballot Delivery.  Mail Ballot Delivery Election means an election for which eligible electors receive ballots by mail and vote by mailing those ballots or depositing the ballots at a drop-off location.  

REMEMBER: Kiowa County Drop Box can be used for Voted Ballots, Motor Vehicle Renewals or Tax Payments or any other correspondence that needs to get to a county office at the Courthouse (no postage necessary for the county drop box). 

 The Kiowa County Clerk's office will be closed January 18-19, 2018 for training.

The Clerk & Recorder/Motor Vehicle Office will be closed December 25 and December 26, 2017 and on January 1, 2018 so our employees can spend time with their families for the holidays!