Voter registration deadline approaches

Another election is fast approaching, with this election deciding numerous area, state and national offices. The General Election will take place from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. 6.

Voter registration must be completed by the close of business on Tuesday, Oct. 16. It will not open again until after the General Election. Registration is required in order to vote.

In-person locations for voter registration in Nemaha County include banks in Bern, Centralia, Corning, Goff and Wetmore, City Clerk offices in Sabetha and Seneca, County Clerk’s office at the Nemaha County Courthouse in Seneca, as well as Nemaha County Community Health Services, Nemaha County Training Center, and the Kansas Driver’s License Office in Seneca.

In-person locations for voter registration in Brown County include the Brown County Clerk’s Office in Hiawatha, City Clerk offices in Hiawatha or Horton, or the Driver’s License Department in the County Treasurer’s Office.

Register online at

Voter Dates

Keep the following upcoming dates in mind, as election season is fully upon us.

In October: Tuesday, Oct. 16, is the last day to register to vote before the general election; Wednesday, Oct. 17, is the first day advance ballots are mailed, in person advance voting may begin; Tuesday, Oct. 30, is the deadline for voters to apply for advance voting ballots to be mailed for general election.

In November: Monday, Nov. 5, at noon is the deadline to cast advance voting ballots in person in office of county election office; Tuesday, Nov. 6, is General Election Day. Mailed advance voting ballots must be postmarked on or before Election Day and received in the county election office no later than the third day following the election. Advance ballots may be hand-delivered to the county election office or to any polling place within the county by close of polls.

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Amber Deters is Co-Editor of The Sabetha Herald, where she has been on staff since 2005. She specializes in school board, election and legislative reporting, as well as photography and page and advertising design. Amber is a 2005 Kansas State University graduate with a degree in journalism and mass communications, print journalism sequence. She lives in Sabetha with her husband and three children.


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