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2010 County Election Results


On Tuesday, February 23, 2010, candidates for County Executive, County Legislature and the County Committees will be able to file declarations of candidacy with our office.  Candidates should form a single file line behind the glass door in front of the County Clerk's Office which will open at 8:00 a.m.  The candidates must be present to hold their place in line and to file for office.  When the door opens, kindly proceed to the counter area.  It would help expedite the process if candidates would have their current voter ID card available at the time of filing as well as a copy of their affidavit from the Department of Revenue (DOR) Form 5120 (filing of the DOR Form does not apply to county committee persons). 

Thank you for your cooperation.

Register To Vote ButtonELECTION DATES:

Primary Election - August 3, 2010
General Election - November 2, 2010

FILING OPENS: The opening date to file a declaration of candidacy for the primary election is Tuesday, February 23, 2010 at 8 a.m.  (last Tuesday in February prior to the election, RSMo 115.349.2)

FILING DEADLINE: The deadline for filing declaration of candidacy is Tuesday, March 30, 2010 at 5 p.m.  (last Tuesday in March prior to the election, RSMo 115.349.1)

WITHDRAWAL DEADLINE: Any person who has filed a declaration of candidacy for nomination and wishes to withdraw as a candidate shall file a written sworn statement of withdrawal in the County Clerk's Office.

  • Withdrawal deadline for the August 3, 2010 Primary Election is Tuesday, May 18, 2010 at 5 p.m.  (11th Tuesday prior to the primary election per 115.359.1 RSMo.)
  • Withdrawal deadline for the November 2, 2010 General Election is Tuesday, August 17, 2010 at 5 p.m. (11th Tuesday prior to the general election per 115.359.1 RSMo.)

BALLOT POSITION: The ballot position will be determined by the date and time the candidate files his/her declaration of candidacy.


COUNTY LEGISLATURE - Each member of the legislature shall be a qualified voter in Jackson County for at least three years preceding his election, and a resident in his district for at least one year preceding his nomination. 

COUNTY EXECUTIVE - The executive shall be a qualified voter in the county and shall have been domiciled in the county for at least three years before assuming office.

Committeemen and Committeewomen - A committeeperson shall be a registered voter and a resident of the county and committee district from which he/she is elected for one year next before his/her election.

FILING FEE:  The filing fee for County Legislature as well as County Executive is $50.00. The filing fee for committeeman or  committeewoman is $25.00.

CAMPAIGN DISCLOSURE: It is the responsibility of each candidate to file the proper campaign disclosure reports covering the election cycle. These reports, deadlines and instructional materials are available from each election authority.  For more information, contact the Kansas City Election Board, Corrigan Building, 1828 Walnut St., Suite 300,Kansas City, Missouri  64108 (816) 842-4820 or the Jackson County Election Board, 215 N. Liberty, Independence, Missouri 64051 (816) 325-4600.

PERSONAL DISCLOSURE: It is also necessary to file a personal disclosure report with the Missouri Ethics Commission, P. O. Box 1370, Jefferson City, MO  65102, and the Jackson County Clerk, 415 East 12th Street, 2nd Floor, Kansas City, Missouri  64106. Forms are available on the internet at www.moethics.state.mo.us or by contacting the Ethics Commission at 1-800-392-8660.  This only pertains to candidates filing for County Legislature or County Executive.

Revised 01/10/10 MJS/mth



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