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   Bourbon County Clerk

Kendell Mason

210 S National Ave

Fort Scott, KS 66701


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  All of the polling places will be open on Election Day from 7:00 am – 7:00 pm.  The polling places in Bourbon County are as follows:



                         1st Ward                  Community Christian Church

                         2nd Ward                 Grace Baptist Church

                         3rd Ward                 Grace Baptist Church

                         4th Ward                  Community Christian Church

                         5th Ward                  Community Christian Church

                         6th Ward                  Community Christian Church

                         7th Ward                  Grace Baptist Church


                         DRYWOOD               Grace Baptist Church

                         FRANKLIN               Mapleton Community Bldg

                         FREEDOM                Fulton Community Bldg

                         EAST MARION          Uniontown City Hall

                         WEST MARION         Bronson Community Bldg

                         MARMATON             Redfield City Hall

                         MILLCREEK              Redfield City Hall

                      OSAGE                   Fulton Community Bldg

                         PAWNEE                  Redfield City Hall

                         NORTH SCOTT        Community Christian Church

                         SOUTH SCOTT         Grace Baptist Church

                         TIMBERHILL             Mapleton Community Bldg

                         WALNUT                 Uniontown City Hall










Not sure if you're registered to vote or where to vote?
Effective July 28, 2009, you may register to vote online, through the Kansas Secretary of State's website.
Check your voter registration status, the location of your polling place and view a sample ballot at VoterView by the Secretary of State.
The County Clerk is elected in November of Presidential Election years to a term of four years.  There are no term limits to this elected office.
The Bourbon County Clerk/Election Officer is responsible for a wide range of things under Kansas Law.  Some of those are listed here.

Advance Voting is available prior to each election.  You may advance vote in one of two ways:  By mail, by filing an application for a ballot to be mailed to you   OR   in-person, beginning at least one week prior to any election.


Bourbon County Clerk Duties:
Serves as Secretary to the Board of County Commissioners; attends Commission meetings; prepares and posts agendas and keeps meeting minutes; maintains proceedings of Commission meetings, including all contracts and agreements entered into by the County.
Prepares annual budgets for most townships and fire districts and all cemeteries, watersheds and light districts in the County.
Receives and compiles all budgets submitted by County entities, cities, townships, the community college, school districts, and all special districts. 
Compiles, calculates, and prepares tax levies.   2002200320042005200620072008200920102011
Prepares real estate, personal property, and state assessed tax roll, including special assessments, and certifies to County Treasurer.
Accumulates and files a bonded indebtedness report for all taxing entities in the County. 
Carries out all elections and certifies to the Secretary of State; maintains voter database; accepts filings for public office; keeps financial statements of expenses from county, city, school district candidates. 
Provides Accounts Payable and Payroll functions for all County departments; receives all claims filed against the County. 
Provides checks and balance to property transfers, motor vehicle collections and Treasurer's daily ledger activities.
Serves as the County Freedom of Information Officer. 
Maintains fixed asset inventory for the County.
Provides assistance to County residents in preparing Homestead Property Tax Refund  and Food Sales Tax Applications for the Kansas Department of Revenue
Issues Cereal Malt Beverage Licenses to establishments outside the city limits and issues Firework Permits to stands throughout the County for 4th of July week. 
Issues Kansas Wildlife and Park permits.