Polls open from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. today

Today is primary Election Day. Regular polling places are open from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. Tuesday, Aug. 3.

On the ballot are candidates for mayor, Wyandotte County sheriff, Unified Government commissioner at large District 2, UG commissioner District 1, UG commissioner District 8, UG commissioner District 5, and two Board of Public Utilities at-large positions.

Five drop boxes are available for mail-in ballots, and are open through 7 p.m. Aug. 3. The five locations are Bonner Springs Library, 201 N. Nettleton Ave., Bonner Springs; Edwardsville City Hall, 690 S. 4th St., Edwardsville; West Wyandotte Library, 1737 N. 82nd St., Kansas City, Kansas; Election Office, 850 State Ave., Kansas City, Kansas, (walk up in front of building); Election Office, 850 State Ave., Kansas City, Kansas, on 9th Street next to the fence, creating a “drive through” path for voters to drive through to drop off their ballot from their cars; KCK City Hall, 701 N. 7th St., Kansas City, Kansas.

Candidate forums sponsored by Business West and Kansas City Kansas Community College are running on the college’s YouTube page at https://youtube.com/playlist?list=PLMfeRPiOepX1cbFV797a3UvC-f3vyX_kp.

Voters’ ballots are different, depending on the commission district in which they live. To see what is on your ballot, and to check your polling place, visit Voter View on the Kansas secretary of state’s website at https://myvoteinfo.voteks.org/VoterView.

Voters may also visit the Wyandotte County Election website at wycovotes.org, or may call the Election Office at 913-573-8500.

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