August 2, 2022 Primary Election

Note: The purpose of the Primary Election is to narrow down the list of candidates that will be on the General Election ballot in November. The only candidates elected to office in this election will be precinct committee persons for each party. 

Election Of National Officials

U.S. Senate
6 Year Term

U.S. Representative
2 Year Term

Election of State Officials

Governor/Lieutenant Governor - 4 Year Term
Secretary of State - 4 Year Term
Attorney General - 4 Year Term
State Treasurer - 4 Year Term
Commissioner of Insurance - 4 Year Term
State Representatives - Districts 5, 8, 14 - 30, 39, 43, 48, 49, 78,108,117, 121 - 2 Year Term*
State Board of Education - District 3 - 4 Year Term*

Candidates for the offices listed above must file their paperwork at the Secretary of State's Office in Topeka. 

Election of County Officials, City Officials and Township Officials

County Commission Chairman - 4 Year Term (nonpartisan)
County Commissioner - Districts 1**, 4**, 5 - 4 Year Term (nonpartisan)
Prairie Village - Mayor - 4 Year term (nonpartisan)**
Township Clerk - 4 Year Term

Precinct Committeeman
2 Year Term

Precinct Committeewoman
2 Year Term

Constitutional Amendment

*Legislative districts are currently being drawn by the state legislature. Numbers are subject to change before the election. 
**Nonpartisan contest that has not yet received the required number of candidates to require a primary election. 

Candidates for the local offices listed above must file their paperwork at the Johnson County Election Office. 

Important Dates

June 1 - Deadline for questions to be placed on the Primary Election ballot - 12 noon
June 1 - Filing and Withdrawal Deadline at noon for

Governor/Lieutenant Governor
Secretary of State
Attorney General
State Treasurer
Commissioner of Insurance
County Commission Chairman
County Commissioner
Prairie Village Mayor
Township Clerk

June 10 - Filing and Withdrawal Deadline at noon

U.S Representative
State Representatives
State Board of Education
Precinct Committeeman/ Committeewoman

June 10 - Deadline to change party affiliation if already affiliated with a party - 12 noon
July 12 - Registration Books Close - Last day to register
July 13 - Advance Voting by Mail Begins
July 16 - Advance Voting in Person Begins
July 26 - Advance ballot application deadline - 5 p.m
August 2 - Primary Election - Polls open 7 a.m. - 7 p.m
August 4 - Selection of Contests and Precincts Post-Election Audit at 9 a.m
August 6 - Post-Election Audit at 9 a.m
August 10 - Canvass for Primary Election at 9 a.m