Kansas residents can vote from 6 a.m. to 7 p.m. on Nov. 8. The busiest times to vote are expected to be first thing in the morning, at lunchtime and after business hours. Voters who are in line by 7 p.m. will be allowed to cast ballots.
Here's a look at the local races, candidates and issues on the ballot for Johnson County.
The winner of the Nov. 8 general election will replace Republican incumbent Kay Wolf, who didn't seek reelection. District 7 covers parts of 10 cities in northeast Johnson County. ((Keep reading))
Republican incumbent Jim Denning says he is running to put Kansas back on strong financial footing. Challenger Don McGuire, a Democrat, is focused on school funding. ((Keep reading))
Republican Julia Lynn has served in the Kansas Senate since 2006. Her challenger, Democrat Chris Morrow, is the mayor of Gardner. ((Keep reading))
In Senate District 10, Democrat Vicki Hiatt is campaigning on a platform of change, while incumbent Republican Mary Pilcher-Cook maintains her support for Gov. Sam Brownback and his tax cuts. ((Keep reading))
A three-way race for the state Senate seat in District 21 will likely lead to a moderate candidate heading to Topeka. ((Keep reading))
Incumbent Erin Davis faces Paul McCorkle in the race for Kansas House District 15. ((Keep reading))
Democrat Cindy Holscher, of Overland Park, challenges incumbent Republican Amanda Grosserode, of Lenexa, saying she wants to "end the (Gov. Sam) Brownback disaster." ((Keep reading))
Regardless of who wins the right to represent Kansas House District 17, the district's voice will be more moderate than in the past. ((Keep reading))
Two experienced candidates, Republican Eric Jenkins and Democrat Cindy Neighbor, are vying for the open 18th Kansas House district seat. ((Keep reading))
Democrat Elizabeth Meitl and Libertarian John Taube are trying to get the job from incumbent Stephanie Clayton, who has served two terms in the eastern Johnson County district. ((Keep reading))
Republican Dorothy Hughes and Democrat Jerry Stogsdill will compete on Nov. 8 to represent Kansas House District 21. ((Keep reading))
Kansas House District 23 Representative Linda Gallagher faces Democrat Amber Versola in this race. ((Keep reading))
In Kansas House District 25, incumbent Melissa Rooker, a Republican, says she wants to continue to be a strong voice for the families in her district. ((Keep reading))
Seeking a third term, Republican James Todd faces Democrat Brett Parker for the House District 29 seat. Todd is an Overland Park attorney. Parker is a teacher in the Olathe School District. ((Keep reading))
Dove prevailed in a three-way Republican primary in August, but will face two more opponents interested in his spot on Nov. 8. Democrat Mike Fonkert and Libertarian F. Caleb Christopher. ((Keep reading))
For Benjamin Hodge, challenger in the Third District race for the Johnson County Commission, the campaign boils down to taxes and spending. ((Keep reading))
With the courthouse perhaps the last big building project going before the voters Nov. 8, candidates for the commission's Sixth District are looking ahead to what the next focus should be. ((Keep reading))
On this year's ballot, five of the seven justices on the Kansas Supreme Court are up for retention. ((Keep reading))
On Nov. 8, voters will be asked to decide on a quarter-cent rise in the sales tax to build a new Johnson County courthouse. The tax will also pay for a new lab for autopsies. ((Keep reading))
Unsure of your voting location? Find it online at https://myvoteinfo.voteks.org or by calling the Kansas Secretary of State's office 785-296-4564.