Want To Serve Your Community?

The vote here sign sits in front of the north wing of the Bourbon County Courthouse, 210 S. National.

Those citizens who desire to serve their communities by serving in local government bodies must file at the Bourbon County Courthouse by June 3 and pay the filing fee or start a petition to get a certain amount of qualified votes to support you. The fees and petition votes vary per community.

The following information is provided by Bourbon County Clerk Kendell Mason.

 

NOTICE OF THE 2019 BOURBON COUNTY ELECTION AND POSITIONS UP FOR ELECTION

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First Class City of

THE CITY OF FORT SCOTT

3 City Commission Members

2 of the positions are for 4 year terms

1 position is for a 2 year term

Filing fee of $20

Or

A petition signed by not less than 25 qualified electors of Fort Scott

&

A State filing fee of $50.

Filing deadline is noon June 3rd, 2019.

Filing location is with the Bourbon County Clerk, 210 S. National, Fort Scott, KS.

If more than 9 qualified candidates file there will be a Primary on August 6, 2019.

The General Election will be on November 5, 2019.

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Third class city of

BRONSON

3 Council Members

All 4 year terms

Filing fee of $20

Or

A petition signed by no less than 10 qualified electors of Bronson for Bronson.

Filing location is with the Bourbon County Clerk, 210 S. National, Fort Scott, KS.

If more than 9 qualified candidates file, then there will be a Primary on August 6, 2019.

The General Election will be on November 5, 2019.

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Third class city of

FULTON

Mayor

&

5 Council Members

Filing fee of $20

Or

A petition signed by no less than 5 qualified electors of Fulton for Fulton.

(Fulton-all positions are 2 year terms.)

Filing deadline is noon June 3rd, 2019.

Filing location is with the Bourbon County Clerk, 210 S. National, Fort Scott, KS.

If more than 3 qualified candidates file for Mayor & more than 15 qualified candidates file for council then there will be a Primary on August 6, 2019.

The General Election will be on November 5, 2019.

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Third class cities of

UNIONTOWN & REDFIELD

3 Council Members

All 4 year terms

Filing fee of $20

Or

A petition signed by no less than 18 (10% of qualified electors registered in Uniontown) qualified electors of Uniontown for Uniontown.

A petition signed by no less than 10 qualified electors of Redfield for Redfield.

Filing deadline is noon June 3rd, 2019.

Filing location is with the Bourbon County Clerk, 210 S. National, Fort Scott, KS.

If more than 9 qualified candidates file for council, then there will be a Primary on August 6, 2019.

The General Election will be November 5, 2019.

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Third class city of

Mapleton

3 Council Members

All 4 year terms

Filing fee of $20

Or

A petition signed by no less than 2 qualified electors of Mapleton for Mapleton.

Filing deadline is noon June 3rd, 2019.

Filing location is with the Bourbon County Clerk, 210 S. National, Fort Scott, KS.

If more than 9 qualified candidates file for council, then there will be a Primary on

August 6, 2019.

The General Election will be November 5, 2019

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THE SOUTHWIND EXTENSION DISTRICT

2 POSITIONS

Both positions are for 4 year terms

Filing fee of $20

Not able to file by petition.

Filing deadline is noon June 3rd, 2019.

Filing location is with the Bourbon County Clerk, 210 S. National, Fort Scott, KS.

The General Election will be November 5, 2019.

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FORT SCOTT UNIFIED SCHOOL DISTRICT #234

Position #1

Position #2

Position #3

Position At Large

All positions are for 4 year terms.

Filing fee of $20

Or

A petition signed by no less than 50 qualified signatures of registered voters in the position for the USD #234 District.

Filing deadline is noon June 3rd, 2019.

Filing location is with the Bourbon County Clerk, 210 S. National, Fort Scott, KS.

If more than 3 qualified candidates file for any one position, then there will be a Primary on August 6, 2019.

The General Election will be November 5, 2019.

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UNIONTOWN UNIFIED SCHOOL DISTRICT #235

Position #1

Position #2

Position #3

Position At Large

All positions are for 4 year terms.

Filing fee of $20

Or

A petition signed by no less than 50 qualified signatures of registered voters in the    position for the USD #235 District.

Filing deadline is noon June 3rd, 2019.

Filing location is with the Bourbon County Clerk, 210 S. National, Fort Scott, KS.

If more than 3 qualified candidates file for any one position, then there will be a Primary on August 6, 2019.

The General Election will be November 5, 2019.

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FORT SCOTT COMMUNITY COLLEGE

3 Positions on the Board of Trustees

Filing fee of $20

Not able to file by petition.

Filing deadline is noon June 3rd, 2019

Filing location is with the Bourbon County Clerk, 210 S. National, Fort Scott, KS.

If more than 9 qualified candidates file there will be a Primary on August 6, 2019.

The General Election will be November 5, 2019.

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Any person wishing to file for any office must be a qualified elector of the corresponding City or School District.

If filing by petition, the petition has to be turned in within 180 days after the first signature was collected, but not later than noon June 3rd, 2019.

 

/s/ Kendell Mason

BOURBON COUNTY ELECTION OFFICER

 

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