Kildare voters can cast ballots todayNovember 8, 2019 | Headlines
NEWKIRK — Early voting for the Kildare School District C-50 Special Bond Election is underway today at the Kay County Courthouse until 6 p.m.
A two-member, bipartisan Absentee Voting Board is present to assist absentee voters.
“In-person absentee voters fill out an application form when they get to the office. They are not required to give a reason for voting absentee,” said Cheryl Howard, election board secretary. “They are required to swear that they have not voted a regular mail absentee ballot and that they will not vote at their polling place on election day.” The Absentee Voting Board verifies a voter’s registration information, then issues the voter’s ballots. The voter marks the ballots in a voting booth and then puts them in the voting device. “It is very much like voting at a precinct polling place,” said Howard. For information call the Election Board, located at 201 S. Main St. in the basement of Kay County Courthouse at 580-362-2130.