This is part of a series of features on the candidates running for offices in Bourbon County. The Bourbon County Primary Election will be held, Tuesday, August 4, 2020.
Monday, July 20, is the candidate forum at Ellis Fine Arts Center, on the campus of Fort Scott Community College, 2108 S. Horton. Doors open at 5:30 p.m. for a meet and greet with candidates. The forum starts at 6 p.m. in the order of the federal, state, then local candidates.
Kendell Dawn Mason, 48, is the current Bourbon County Clerk and is running for re-election.
Mason is a graduate of Fort Scott High School and Fort Scott Community College.
She has worked for over 15 years in the Bourbon County Clerk’s Office, over seven of those years as the county clerk.
What skills do you bring to the position if re-elected?
“The knowledge and experience of working in the office for 15 ½ years.”
What is your priority on day one?
“To continue to work hard for the taxpayers of Bourbon County.”
The following is taken from the Bourbon County website:
You may register to vote online, through the Kansas Secretary of State’s website.
Check your voter registration status, the location of your polling place and view a sample ballot at VoterView by the Secretary of State.
The County Clerk is elected in November of Presidential Election years to a term of four years. There are no term limits to this elected office.
The Bourbon County Clerk/Election Officer is responsible for a wide range of things under Kansas Law. Some of those are listed here.
Advance Voting is available prior to each election. You may advance vote in one of two ways: By mail, by filing an application for a ballot to be mailed to you OR in-person, beginning at least one week prior to any election.