With the Nov. 8 General Election less than one month away, voter registration and advance voting deadlines are rapidly approaching.
The deadline to register to vote is Tuesday, Oct. 18, followed the next day — Wednesday, Oct. 19 — with the start of advance voting. In order to be eligible to register, applicants must be a United States citizen, a Kansas resident and be 18 years of age. Registration can be completed in the Dickinson County Clerk’s office, located at the Dickinson County Courthouse, 109 E. First StreetPeople also can call the clerk’s office at 785-263- 3774 and ask that a card be mailed to them or they can visit the county clerk’s page on the county website, www.dkcoks.gov, print out the voter registration form, fill it in and return it to the clerk’s office. Registration also can be completed at the Abilene City Office, Herington City Office or the Dickinson County Health Department.