Notice of changes made to advance by mail ballot laws:
If returning in person: ballot must be returned by 7:00 PM on Election Day to any
polling place within the county or to the county election office to be eligible to be
If returning by mail: ballot must be postmarked by Election Day and received by
the Friday after the election to be eligible to be counted.
The last day the county election office can mail a ballot to a voter is the Tuesday
before the election.
Advance voting by mail begins 20 days prior to every election. Complete an application for Advance Ballot and mail to Seward County Clerk's Office, 515 N Washington Suite 100, Liberal, KS 67901 or fax to (620)626-3211.
A separate application must be submitted for each election unless the voter qualifies for permanently sick/disabled status.
Completed applications must be received at the Election Office before 5 p.m. on the Friday prior to the election.
Each voter must sign an application in order to receive a ballot.
More than one application may be mailed in the same envelope.
Applications are accepted any time during the year in which the election is held, but ballots are not mailed until the 20th day prior to the election.
Your voted ballot may be returned by mail or hand-delivered to the Election Office Monday - Friday 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. On Election Day, please return your ballot to an Election Official before 7 p.m. at any Polling Location. All advance ballots must be received by 7 p.m. Election Day.
Ballots may not be faxed.
Only permanently sick or disabled voters may apply for permanent advance voting status.
Voters may apply for permanent advance voting status by completing the Permanent Advance Voting Application.
Twenty-four-hour caregivers do not qualify for permanent status for themselves. However, they may request to have their ballots mailed to them by submitting an advance application for each election.
Seward County Clerk's Office, 515 N Washington Suite 100, Liberal, KS 67901, Phone (620) 626-3355,
Fax (620) 626-3266