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NOTICE OF GENEARL ELECTION
Tuesday, November 6, 2018
STATE OF KANSAS, THOMASCOUNTY, ss
Office of the County Clerk,Colby, KS
Asrequired by K.S.A. 25-209, notice is hereby given there will be a GeneralElection held in Thomas County, Kansas, Tuesday, November 6, 2018.
The candidates for members of the National Offices,State Offices and District if composed of more than one County, have beenapproved by the State Board of Canvassers and certified to this office by theSecretary of State, the names of candidates being arranged in the manner inwhich they will appear on the Official Ballot in Thomas County, Kansas.
The candidates for County Offices and TownshipOffices have filed declaration papers in the office of the County Clerk andbeing found regular are entitled to have their names on the Official GeneralBallot of Thomas County, Kansas subject to the rotation of names pursuant tolaw governing the same. The names of thecandidates for National, State and District offices are shown and arranged, asthey must appear on all the printed ballots of the County.
ADVANCE VOTING BY MAIL AND/OR IN PERSON
VOTING HOURS ANDVOTING PLACES on TUESDAY, NOVEMBER 6, 2018
Colby Community Building -The voting hours will be from 7:00 a.m. until 7:00 p.m.
Thevoting places are as follows: Allprecincts vote at the Colby Community Building, 285 E. 5th St.,Colby, Kansas.
FOR UNITED STATES OF REPRESENTATIVE, 1STDISTRICT (Vote for One)
AlanLaPolice, 734 Lincoln St., Clyde Democrat
RogerMarshall, 4501 Quail Creek Dr., Great Bend Republican
FORGOVERNOR AND LIEUTENANT GOVERNOR (Vote for One Pair)
Laura Kelly, PO Box 2098, Topeka / Lynn Rogers,Topeka Democrat
Kris Kobach, PO Box 1993, Topeka / Wink Hartman,Lecompton Republican
Jeff Caldwell, 4900 W 108th St., Apt1202, Leawood / Mary Gerlt, Leawood Libertarian
Rick Kloos, 5339 SW 22nd Pl, Topeka /Nathaniel Kloos, Berryton independent
Greg Orman, 18001 W 106th St., Olathe /John Doll, Fairway independent
FORSECRETARY OF STATE (Vote for One)
Brian “BAM” McClendon, 1200 Oread Ave., #703,Lawrence Democrat
Scott Schwab, 14953 W 140th Terr, Olathe Republican
Rob Hodgkinson, 16310 Kenneth Rd, Stilwell Libertarian
FORATTORNEY GENERAL (Vote for One)
Sarah G. Swain, 112 Lawrence Ave., Lawrence Democrat
Derek Schmidt, PO Box 804, Independence Republican
FORSTATE TREASURER (Vote for One)
Marci Francisco, 1101 Ohio, Lawrence Democrat
Jake LaTurner, PO Box 67177, Topeka Republican
FORCOMMISSIONER OF INSURANCE (Vote for One)
Nathaniel McLaughlin, 2731 N 72ndTerrace, Kansas City Democrat
Vicki Schmidt, 5906 SW 43rd Ct., Topeka Republican
FORKANSAS HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVE, 118th DISTRICT (Vote for One)
Don Hineman, 116 South Longhorn Rd., Dighton Republican
FORKANSAS HOUSE REPRESENTATIVE, 120TH DISTRICT (Vote for One)
Jerry Hill, 1245 W 6th St., Colby Democrat
Adam Smith, 1970 Rd 3, Weskan Republican
FORSTATE BOARD OF EDUCATION, DISTRICT #5 (Vote for One)
Jean Clifford, 102 Drury Lane, Garden City Republican
COUNTY AND TOWNSHIP
COUNTY COMMISSIONER DISTRICT #1 (Vote for One) BARRETT TOWNSHIP CLERK (Vote for One)
Brad R. Flipse Republican JarrettL. Carpenter Republican
EAST HALE TOWNSHIP CLERK (Vote for One) WESTHALE TOWNSHIP CLERK (Vote for One)
Leonard Kinkade Republican
KINGERY TOWNSHIP CLERK (Vote for One) SUMMERSTOWNSHIP CLERK(Votefor One)
LACEY TOWNSHIP CLERK (Vote for One) MENLOTOWNSHIP CLERK(Votefor One)
Pete Ziegelmeier Democrat LorenE. Guill Republican
NORTH RANDALL TOWNSHIP CLERK (Vote for One) MORGAN TOWNSHIP CLERK (Vote for One)
Travis A. Elias Republican AliceM. Wolf Republican
SOUTH RANDALL TOWNSHIP CLERK (Vote for One) ROVOHL TOWNSHIP CLERK (Vote for One)
Gary Ostmeyer Republican NormanShull Republican
SMITH TOWNSHIP CLERK (Vote for One) WENDELLTOWNSHIP CLERK (Vote for One)
COURT OF APPEALS FOR JUDGE
Shall STEPHEN D. HILL, Topeka, Position No. 1, Courtof Appeals Judge, be retained in office?
Shall KIM R. SCHROEDER, Topeka, Position No. 5, Courtof Appeals Judge, be retained in office?
Shall HENRY W. GREEN, JR, Leavenworth, PositionNo. 7, Court of Appeals Judge, be retained in office?
Shall ANTHONY J. POWELL, Wichita, Position No. 10,Court of Appeals Judge, be retained in office?
Shall TOM MALONE, Topeka, Position No. 11, Courtof Appeals Judge, be retained in office?
Shall MICHAEL B. BUSER, Topeka, Position No. 12, Courtof Appeals Judge, be retained in office?
Shall MELISSA TAYLOR STANDRIDGE, Topeka, PositionNo. 13, Court of Appeals Judge, be retained in office?
SHALLTHE FOLLOWING BE ADOPTED?
SHALLTHE CITY OF COLBY, KANSAS BE AUTHORIZED TO: (1) CONSTRUCT, FURNISH AND EQUIP A NEW COMMUNITY EVENTS CENTER ANDIMPROVEMENTS RELATED THERETO (THE “PROJECT”) AT AN ESTIMATED COST OF$15,667,967, AND TO ISSUE THE CITY’S GENERAL OBLIGATION BONDS PURSUANT TOK.S.A. 12-1736 ET SEQ., IN AN AMOUNTNOT TO EXCEED $12,000,000 (THE “BONDS”) TO PROVIDE FOR PAYMENT OF A PORTION OFTHE COSTS OF THE PROJECT, WITH THE BALANCE OF SUCH COSTS TO BE PAID FROMAVAILABLE CITY FUNDS; AND (2) IMPOSE A THREE-QUARTERS PERCENT (0.75%) CITY-WIDERETAILERS’ SALES TAX PURSUANT TO K.S.A. 12-187 ET SEQ. (THE “SALES TAX”), THE PROCEEDS OF WHICH SHALL BE USEDTO: (A) FINANCE ALL OR A PORTION OF THECOSTS OF THE PROJECT, INCLUDING PAYMENT OF DEBT SERVICE ON THE BONDS, AND THEOPERATING AND MAINTENANCE COSTS THEREOF; (B) FINANCE ALL OR A PORTION OF THECOSTS OF IMPROVEMENTS TO CITY STREET AND PUBLIC PARKS, INCLUDING RELATEDFINANCING COSTS, IF ANY; (C) FINANCE THE OPERATION AND MAINTENANCE OF THECITY’S EXISTING AQUATIC CENTER; AND (D) PAY SUCH OTHER GOVERNMENTAL PURPOSES ASMAY BE IN THE BEST INTERESTS OF THE CITY; THE COLLECTION OF SUCH SALES TAX TOCOMMENCE UPON THE EXPIRATION OF THE EXISTING THREE-QUARTERS PERCENT (0.75%)CITY-WIDE RETAILERS’ SALES TAX ON APRIL 1, 2020, OR AS SOON THEREAFTER ASPERMITTED BY LAW AND SHALL TERMINATE ON MARCH 31, 2035?
VOTEYES OR NO
ShellyA. Harms, Thomas County Clerk/Election Officer
Shelly A. Harms, County Clerk/Election Officer
Thomas County, Kansas
Publish 1x in Colby Free Press (October 15, 2018)