City Elections

The Mayor and Councilmembers of the City of Olathe are elected to serve four-year, staggered terms.  Every two years, during the spring of odd numbered years, the City of Olathe conducts elections.

Qualified Electors within the City of Olathe may submit a Candidate's Declaration of Intent form to begin the process of seeking office.  The Declaration Forms and filing fees are submitted to the City Clerk's Office.  For more information, please contact the City Clerk's Office at (913) 971-8521.

 

 

Elections will be held for the following positions in 2015:

Mayor, Council-At-Large, Ward 1 and Ward 2

The packet of documents to file for office is available below.  The Candidate Declaration of Intention Filing Form must be completed and signed in the presence of the City Clerk.  Other forms may be completed and submitted according to the memo attached in the packet.

Candidate Filing Packet

I would like to commend you for your interest in serving the citizens of this city.  Best wishes for the future and thank you for your interest in serving the City of Olathe.

 

Donald T. Howell, City Clerk

 

2015 SPRING ELECTION SCHEDULE

 

Filing Deadline: January 27, 2015 – Noon

Voter Registration Closes: February 10, 2015

Advance Voting by Mail Begins: February 11, 2015

Advance Voting in Person Begins: February 24, 2015 (Jo. Co. Election Office)

Advance Voting in Person Closes: March 2, 2015

Primary Election: March 3, 2015 (If required)

Primary Election Canvass: March 9, 2015

Voter Registration Closes: March 17, 2015

Advance Voting by Mail Begins: March 18, 2015

Advance Voting in Person Begins: March 31, 2015 (Jo. Co. Election Office)

Advance Voting in Person Closes: April 6, 2015

General Election: April 7, 2015

General Election Canvass: April 13, 2015