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2020 County Offices Candidate Information and Filing Requirements

Election Dates:
  • Primary:   August 4, 2020
  • General:   November 3, 2020
Filing Deadline:
  • Noon, Monday, June 1, 2020 for Partisan Filings (KSA 25-205)
  • Noon, Monday, August 3, 2020 for Independent Nomination (KSA 25-305(b)) 
Filing Location:   All Candidates must pay report fees, appoint treasurers and file periodic campaign finance reports (KSA25-208). 
Candidates file at the Graham County Clerk's office, 410 N. Pomeroy, Hill City, KS  67642
Filing by Fee:    The Filing fee is based on 1% of the salary of the office the candidate is seeking (KSA 25-206) and
additional state report of $50 is required.
  • County Commissioner-$221.00
  • County Clerk/Election Officer-$468.00
  • County Treasurer-$451.00
  • Register of Deeds-$456.00
  • Sheriff-$683.00
  • County Attorney-$546.00
Filing by Petition:  Democratic and Republican primary candidates must have valid signatures of 3% of the party's registration from the county or district.
And additional state report fee of $50 is required (KSA 25-205(e) (3))
Countywide offices
  • Democratic-7
  • Republican-38
Commission District #2
  • Democratic-3
  • Republican-16
Commission District #3
  • Democratic-2
  • Republican-12
Independent candidates must have 4% of the total registered voters in their jurisdiction.
County wide offices-72
Commissioner District #2-31
Commissioner District #3-23