HOUSE BILL No. 2928
An Act concerning elections; relating to election judges and
clerks; amending K.S.A. 1999
Supp. 25-2804 and repealing the existing section.
Be it enacted by the Legislature of the State of Kansas:
Section 1. K.S.A. 1999 Supp.
25-2804 is hereby amended to read as
follows: 25-2804. (a) Each person recommended as provided in
tion (a) of K.S.A. 25-2803, and amendments thereto, shall be a
of the area served by the voting place in which such person is to
judge or clerk.
(b) Except as otherwise provided by
this subsection, all judges and
clerks shall have the qualifications of an elector in the election
they serve, and no judge or clerk shall be a candidate for any
than the office of precinct committeeman or precinct
to be elected at such election. The county election officer may
persons who are at least 16 years of age to serve as election
clerks if such persons meet all other requirements for
qualification of an
elector. No more than one person under the age of 18 may be
to each election board.
(c) The county election officer may
establish a pool of trained judges
and clerks who shall be recommended by the county chairpersons
ified in subsection (a) of K.S.A. 25-2803, and amendments thereto.
and clerks in such pool may serve at voting places other than their
(1) The chairpersons specified in
subsection (a) of K.S.A. 25-2803,
and amendments thereto, or either of them, have failed to make
(2) it is impossible to obtain judges and
clerks for a voting place in
any other way; or
(3) voting machines are used, in which
case the third judge, who shall
be trained in the use of voting machines, need not necessarily live
area of the voting place.
(d) Any judge or clerk serving in a
voting place not located in the
area in which such judge or clerk resides or serving on a special
board established under subsection (c) of K.S.A. 25-1133, and
ments thereto, shall be allowed to vote an advance voting ballot in
cordance with the provisions of K.S.A. 25-1119, and
or shall be excused from duties as such judge or clerk to vote at
place in the area where such judge or clerk resides.
Sec. 2. K.S.A. 1999 Supp. 25-2804 is hereby
Sec. 3. This act shall take effect and be in force
from and after its
publication in the statute book.
Approved March 31, 2000.