How to File

National Offices

U.S. Senate

Term: 6 year

Filing Fee: TBD

Report Fee: $20

When Offices are Elected: Even numbered years in the fall

Where to File: Secretary of States Office

Filing/Withdraw Deadline: June 1st (12 noon) - if filing deadline falls on a weekend the deadline will be the following Monday (12 noon)

U.S. Representative 3rd District

Term: 2 year

Filing Fee: TBD

Report Fee: $20

When Offices are Elected: Even numbered years in the fall

Where to File: Secretary of States Office

Filing/Withdraw Deadline: June 10th at 12PM

Party Petition: 2% of Party

Independent Petition: 4% of registered voters in the district or 5,000 signatures, whichever is less.

State Offices

Governor/Lieutenant Governor

Term: 4 year

Filing Fee: TBD

Report Fee: $650

When Offices are Elected: Even numbered years in the fall

Where to File: Secretary of States Office

Filing/Withdraw Deadline: June 1st (12 noon) - if filing deadline falls on a weekend the deadline will be the following Monday (12 noon)

Party Petition: 1% of Party

Independent Petition: 5,000 registered voters in the state

Secretary of State

Term: 4 year

Filing Fee: TBD

Report Fee: $650

When Offices are Elected: Even numbered years in the fall

Where to File: Secretary of States Office

Filing/Withdraw Deadline: June 1st (12 noon) - if filing deadline falls on a weekend the deadline will be the following Monday (12 noon)

Party Petition: 1% of Party

Independent Petition: 5,000 registered voters in the state

Attorney General

Term: 4 year

Filing Fee: TBD

Report Fee: $650

When Offices are Elected: Even numbered years in the fall

Where to File: Secretary of States Office

Filing/Withdraw Deadline: June 1st (12 noon) - if filing deadline falls on a weekend the deadline will be the following Monday (12 noon)

Party Petition: 1% of Party

Independent Petition: 5,000 registered voters in the state

State Treasurer

Term: 4 year

Filing Fee: TBD

Report Fee: $670

When Offices are Elected: Even numbered years in the fall

Where to File: Secretary of States Office

Filing/Withdraw Deadline: June 1st (12 noon) - if filing deadline falls on a weekend the deadline will be the following Monday (12 noon)

Party Petition: 1% of Party

Independent Petition: 5,000 registered voters in the state

Commissioner of Insurance

Term: 4 year

Filing Fee: TBD

Report Fee: $650

When Offices are Elected: Even numbered years in the fall

Where to File: Secretary of States Office

Filing/Withdraw Deadline: June 1st (12 noon) - if filing deadline falls on a weekend the deadline will be the following Monday (12 noon)

Party Petition: 1% of Party

Independent Petition: 5,000 registered voters in the state

KS Senate

Term: 4 year

Filing Fee: $75

Report Fee: $70

When Offices are Elected: Even numbered years in the fall

Where to File: Secretary of States Office

Filing/Withdraw Deadline: June 1st (12 noon) - if filing deadline falls on a weekend the deadline will be the following Monday (12 noon)

KS Representative

Term: 2 year

Filing Fee: $50

Report Fee: $70

When Offices are Elected: Even numbered years in the fall

Where to File: Secretary of States Office

Filing/Withdraw Deadline: June 10th at 12PM

Party Petition: 2% of Party

Independent Petition: 4% of registered voters in district

Judicial Offices

Supreme Court Justice (Retention Only)

Term: 6 year

Filing Fee: $0

Report Fee: $70

When Offices are Elected: Even numbered years in the fall

Where to File: Secretary of States Office

Filing/Withdraw Deadline: June 1st (12 noon) - if filing deadline falls on a weekend the deadline will be the following Monday (12 noon)

District Attorney

Term: 4 year

Filing Fee: TBD

Report Fee: $70

When Offices are Elected: Even numbered years in the fall

Where to File: Secretary of States Office

Filing/Withdraw Deadline: June 1st (12 noon) - if filing deadline falls on a weekend the deadline will be the following Monday (12 noon)

Kansas Court of Appeals Judge

Term: 4 year

Filing Fee: $0

Report Fee: $20

When Offices are Elected: Even numbered years in the fall

Where to File: Secretary of States Office

Filing/Withdraw Deadline: June 1st (12 noon) - if filing deadline falls on a weekend the deadline will be the following Monday (12 noon)

District Judge 10th District (Retention Only)

Term: 4 year

Filing Fee: $0

Report Fee: $70

When Offices are Elected: Even numbered years in the fall

Where to File: Secretary of States Office

Filing/Withdraw Deadline: June 1st (12 noon) - if filing deadline falls on a weekend the deadline will be the following Monday (12 noon)

Magistrate Judge 10th District (Retention Only)

Term: 4 year

Filing Fee: $0

Report Fee: $70

When Offices are Elected: Even numbered years in the fall

Where to File: Secretary of States Office

Filing/Withdraw Deadline: June 1st (12 noon) - if filing deadline falls on a weekend the deadline will be the following Monday (12 noon)

State Board of Education

State Board of Education

Term: 4 year

Filing Fee: $25

Report Fee: $70

When Offices are Elected: Even numbered years in the fall

Where to File: Secretary of States Office

Filing/Withdraw Deadline: June 10th at 12PM

Party Petition: 200 signatures of voters in district

Independent Petition: 200 signatures of voters in district

County Offices

County Commissioner Chair

Term: 4 year

Filing Fee: $750

Report Fee: $50

When Offices are Elected: Even numbered years in the fall

Where to File: Election Office

Filing/Withdraw Deadline: June 1st (12 noon) - if filing deadline falls on a weekend the deadline will be the following Monday (12 noon)

Independent Petition: 4% of registered voters, but no more then 5,000 signatures

County Commissioner

Term: 4 year

Filing Fee: $473.49

Report Fee: $50

When Offices are Elected: Even numbered years in the fall

Where to File: Election Office

Filing/Withdraw Deadline: June 1st (12 noon) - if filing deadline falls on a weekend the deadline will be the following Monday (12 noon)

Independent Petition: 4% of registered voters, but no more then 5,000 signatures

Sheriff

Term: 4 year

Filing Fee: TBD

Report Fee: $50

When Offices are Elected: Even numbered years in the fall

Where to File: Election Office

Filing/Withdraw Deadline: June 1st (12 noon) - if filing deadline falls on a weekend the deadline will be the following Monday (12 noon)

Township Offices

Township Clerk, Treasurer and Trustee

Term: 4 year

Filing Fee: $1

When Offices are Elected: Even numbered years in the fall

Where to File: Election Office

Filing/Withdraw Deadline: June 1st (12 noon) - if filing deadline falls on a weekend the deadline will be the following Monday (12 noon)

Party Petition: 3% of Party

Independent Petition: 5% of registered voters

City Offices

City Mayor

Term: 4 year

Filing Fee: $20

Report Fee: $50 For First Class Cities Only

When Offices are Elected: Fall beginning in 2017

Where to File: Election Office

Filing/Withdraw Deadline: June 1st (12 noon) - if filing deadline falls on a weekend the deadline will be the following Monday (12 noon)

Information:

2 year term for the following:

  • Lake Quivira Mayor
  • Mission Woods Mayor
  • Westwood Hills Mayor

City Council Member

Term: 4 year

Filing Fee: $20

Report Fee: $50 For First Class Cities Only

When Offices are Elected: Fall beginning in 2017

Where to File: Election Office

Filing/Withdraw Deadline: June 1st (12 noon) - if filing deadline falls on a weekend the deadline will be the following Monday (12 noon)

Information:

2 year term for the following:

  • Mission Woods Council
  • Westwood Hills Council

School District Offices

School Member District

Term: 4 year

Filing Fee: $20

When Offices are Elected: Odd numbered years in the fall

Where to File: Election Office

Filing/Withdraw Deadline: June 1st (12 noon) - if filing deadline falls on a weekend the deadline will be the following Monday (12 noon)

Community College

Johnson County Community College

Term: 4 year

Filing Fee: $20

When Offices are Elected: Odd numbered years in the fall

Where to File: Election Office

Filing/Withdraw Deadline: June 1st (12 noon) - if filing deadline falls on a weekend the deadline will be the following Monday (12 noon)

Water District

Water District

Term: 4 year

Filing Fee: $20

When Offices are Elected: Odd numbered years in the fall

Where to File: Election Office

Filing/Withdraw Deadline: June 1st (12 noon) - if filing deadline falls on a weekend the deadline will be the following Monday (12 noon)

Drainage District

Board of Directors

Term: 4 year

Filing Fee: $20

When Offices are Elected: Odd numbered years in the fall

Where to File: Election Office

Filing/Withdraw Deadline: June 1st (12 noon) - if filing deadline falls on a weekend the deadline will be the following Monday (12 noon)

Precinct Committeeman/Committeewoman

Precinct Committeeman

Term: 2 year

Filing Fee: $0

When Offices are Elected: Even numbered years in August

Where to File: Election Office

Filing/Withdraw Deadline: June 10th at 12PM

 

Precinct Committeewoman

Term: 2 year

Filing Fee: $0

When Offices are Elected: Even numbered years in August

Where to File: Election Office

Filing/Withdraw Deadline: June 10th at 12PM