(WICHITA, Kan.) — Advance voting in person begins in Sedgwick County, and officials expect a large turnout for the November 2nd general election.
Sedgwick County Election Commissioner Bill Gale told Sedgwick County Commissioners Wednesday that he expects at least a 50% voter turnout for this election. With some 260,000 registered voters in Sedgwick County, Gale says he expects at least 130,000 to cast a ballot.
The election commissioner also expect more people to vote in advance. Gale says about 63,000 advance voting ballots have been mailed out in Sedgwick County so far, and some 20,000 have already been returned.
October 29 is the last day for the county to mail advance voting ballots. Voters must have advance voting ballots returned to the election office by 7:00 p.m. on Nov. 2nd.
Election officials also expect some 20,000 people to cast an advance ballot in-person. In-person advance voting at the election office at 510 N. Main started Wednesday and will continue through Oct. 30. The county will also provide advance voting in person at satellite locations Oct. 26 - Oct. 30.
Find details about advance voting in person, find your polling place or view a sample ballot at the Sedgwick County Election Office website.