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Election Information

Candidates
An individual seeking elected city office must be a “qualified elector.” This means that the person must be a registered voter in the city and reside within the Ward of the office that he or she is running for. (Ward Map)

Deadline for Filing for Office
To file as a candidate for Osawatomie City Council, the following forms must be filed with the Miami County Clerk’s Officeby a certain deadline before each election.

  • Candidates Declaration on Intention
  • $20 filing fee OR the Kansas Non-Partisan City/School Nomination Petition
  • Affidavit of Exemption from filing receipts and expenditures reports by a candidate for City/County Office.
  • Statement of Substantial Interests for Local Office.

Forms are available through the County Clerk’s office in Paola, KS.

Election Dates
The General Election will be held on November 2, 2021 and if more than three candidates file for any one position, a Primary Election would be held on August 3, 2021.

Questions
Questions about voter registration or voting can be answered by the Miami County Clerk’s Office at (913) 294-3976 or by visiting them online.

Questions about filing for City Office can be answered by the Osawatomie City Clerk at (913) 755-2146.