Rick Piepho

County Clerk & Election Officer

REGISTERED VOTERS as of 10/17/19      Democratic: 4,720     Libertarian: 174     Republicans: 10,795     Unaffiliated: 6,696     Total: 22,385

800 N Main, PO Box 687, Newton, KS 67114

316-284-6840

Fax: 316-284-6856

USD 373 Mail Ballot Bond Election - September 3, 2019
Date   Action
Thursday, July 18, 2019   Publish closing date of Registration in Newton Kansan
Saturday, July 20, 2019   Mail out Federal Service Ballots
Tuesday, July 23, 2019   Publish Notice of Bond Election - 1st pub in Newton Kansan
Tuesday, July 30, 2019   Publish Notice of Bond Election - 2nd pub in Newton Kansan
Sunday, August 4, 2019   Last day to register and automatically receive ballot
Tuesday, August 13, 2019   Last day to register to vote
    Last day to apply for advanced ballot by mail
Wednesday, August 14, 2019   Mail advance ballots
Friday, August 30, 2019   Last day to apply for mailed replacement ballots
Tuesday, September 3, 2019   Election Day - USD 373 Bond
    Noon - Deadline for personal delivery of voted ballots
    In-person request for ballot replacement deadline - 12:00 noon
Wednesday, September 4, 2019   Registration books reopen
Friday, September 6, 2019   Last day to accept advance ballots with ED or earlier postmark
Tuesday, September 10, 2019   Canvass of Election
Wednesday, September 11, 2019   Issue Certificate of results

USD 373 Bond Election - September 3, 2019 - Official Results 

19 provisional ballots canvassed on September 10, 2019; 8 ballots counted and 11 ballots not counted.

Statistics = 13,734 ballots mailed, 7,421 ballots cast. (54% turnout)

USD 373 Bond - Mail Ballot Election
Tuesday, September 3, 2019

Special Election for Voters in USD 373 Only

Registration Deadline for this election is August 13, 2019
All Active Registered Voters in USD 373 were mailed ballots on August 14, 2019

Voted Ballots must be returned by by noon on September 3, 2019


Ballot Questions:


Proposition No. 1:
Shall the following be adopted?

SHALL UNIFIED SCHOOL DISTRICT NO. 373, HARVEY COUNTY, KANSAS (NEWTON), ISSUE GENERAL OBLIGATION BONDS IN AN AMOUNT NOT TO EXCEED $61,320,000, TO PAY THE COSTS TO:  (A) CONSTRUCT, EQUIP AND FURNISH ADDITIONS AND/OR MAKE RENOVATIONS AND OTHER IMPROVEMENTS FOR ENHANCED SECURITY, SAFETY WITH STORM SHELTER IMPROVEMENTS, IMPROVED HVAC (HEATING, VENTILATION AND AIR-CONDITIONING) SYSTEMS, IMPROVEMENTS TO BUILDING INTERIORS, AND ADDITIONAL EDUCATIONAL AND SUPPORT SPACES AT THE EXISTING NEWTON HIGH SCHOOL, CHISHOLM MIDDLE SCHOOL, SANTA FE 5-6 CENTER, COOPER ELEMENTARY SCHOOL, SLATE CREEK ELEMENTARY SCHOOL, SOUTH BREEZE ELEMENTARY SCHOOL, NORTHRIDGE ELEMENTARY SCHOOL, SUNSET ELEMENTARY SCHOOL AND WALTON ELEMENTARY SCHOOL ALL LOCATED WITHIN THE DISTRICT; (B) MAKE ALL OTHER NECESSARY FACILITY IMPROVEMENTS APPURTENANT THERETO (COLLECTIVELY “PROJECT”); AND (C) PAY THE COSTS OF ISSUANCE AND INTEREST ON SAID GENERAL OBLIGATION BONDS OF THE DISTRICT DURING CONSTRUCTION OF THE PROJECT; ALL PURSUANT TO THE PROVISIONS OF K.S.A. 10-101 ET SEQ., K.S.A. 25-431 ET SEQ., K.S.A. 25 2018(F), K.S.A. 72-5457, AND K.S.A. 72-5458 ET SEQ.?


YES = 3,364
NO = 4,043

Blank/Void = 14

Proposition No. 2:
Shall the following be adopted?
SHALL UNIFIED SCHOOL DISTRICT NO. 373, HARVEY COUNTY, KANSAS (NEWTON), ISSUE GENERAL OBLIGATION BONDS IN AN AMOUNT NOT TO EXCEED $24,420,000, TO PAY THE COSTS TO:  (A) CONSTRUCT, EQUIP AND FURNISH A NEW ELEMENTARY SCHOOL FOR KINDERGARTEN THROUGH GRADE 6 TO BE LOCATED SOUTH OF HIGHWAY 50 WITHIN THE DISTRICT; (B) ACQUIRE AND IMPROVE A SITE FOR THE PLANNED NEW ELEMENTARY BUILDING; (C) MAKE ALL OTHER NECESSARY FACILITY IMPROVEMENTS APPURTENANT THERETO (COLLECTIVELY “PROJECT”); AND (D) PAY THE COSTS OF ISSUANCE AND INTEREST ON SAID GENERAL OBLIGATION BONDS OF THE DISTRICT DURING CONSTRUCTION OF THE PROJECT; ALL PURSUANT TO THE PROVISIONS OF K.S.A. 10-101 ET SEQ., K.S.A. 25-431 ET SEQ., K.S.A. 25 2018(F), K.S.A. 72-5457, AND K.S.A. 72-5458 ET SEQ.?


YES = 2,392

NO = 4,990

Blank/Void = 39

Advance Voting by Mail Information:

Registered voters may apply for an Advance Ballot by Mail for each Election.(advance ballots begin mailing out 20 days prior to election day)