Calendar of important dates for the primaries and general election in 2018.
Elections and Voting
The Lawrence Chamber of Commerce's 2018 Elections Guide offers a roundup of links to candidate websites.
Filing fees and deadlines for candidates running for office in Kansas in 2018.
Comparisons between candidates running for office and coverage of ballot measures for the 2018 general election. (Note: Unlimited access to Lawrence Journal-World content is available on-site at the Lawrence Public Library.)
Use Ballotpedia's Sample Ballot Lookup tool to research candidates, including information about the donors funding their campaigns.
Find out where candidates stand on the issues and who has endorsed them. Create a personalized voting guide to take with you to the polls!
A “nonpartisan, non-profit ‘consumer advocate’ for voters…[that monitors] the factual accuracy of what is said by major U.S. political players.” (FactCheck.org is funded by the Annenburg Foundation, the Flora Family Foundation, and by public donation.)
A resource for researching campaign finance data.
Research campaign finance data for candidates in Kansas elections.
Register to vote, update your registration, or check your voter registration.
A project of the Center for Responsive Politics, a nonpartisan and nonprofit research group that “tracks money in U.S. politics and its effects on elections and public policy.”
A fact-checking website that rates the accuracy of claims by elected officials and others who speak up in American politics. (PolitiFact is run by editors and reporters from the Tampa Bay Times, an independent newspaper in Florida.)
Check your Douglas County, Kansas, voter registration status.
The Douglas County Clerk's Office is responsible for overseeing all national, state and local elections conducted in Douglas County. Go here for information about getting registered to vote, finding your polling place, or becoming an election worker.
A project to “truth squad” the statements of political figures by longtime Washington Post columnist Glenn Kessler.
Candidate lists and sample ballots for Douglas County, Kansas.