Frequently Asked Questions

County Clerk & Election Office

Supervising Judge Be able to learn all aspects of the Polling Place site, supervise and assist 2-6 clerks, assign tasks to complete opening and closing procedures, and oversee all functions of the Polling Place site and handle various voting issues that may arise.



All positions will participate in opening and closing procedures at the work site in addition to the tasks listed above.

After you submit your completed voter registration application you will become a registered voter when the county election officer adds your name to the county voter registration list.

When your Voter Registration Application has been entered, a Certificate of Registration will be mailed to you. This voter ID card provides information regarding your Ward and Precinct, the location of your polling place, and your elected officials who represent you. The Certificate of Registration may not be used as an ID to vote because it does not include your photo.

You can always confirm your current voter registration information online at Voter View.

Keep your Certificate of Registration in a safe place for future reference. You may obtain a replacement certificate by asking the Election Office to send you a new one. The Election office may also issue you a new certificate if your polling place changes or you re-register.

Must be a registered voter in Saline County or a 16 or 17 year-old who is otherwise eligible to register to vote, except for not yet being of legal age. K.S.A. 25-2804(a), (b).

Not a candidate on the ballot, except precinct committeeman or committeewoman. K.S.A. 25-2804(b).

Must attend a mandatory training class. K.S.A. 25-2806

Must be available to work on Election Day from 6:00 a.m. until 8:00 p.m. or until all of the closing procedures have been completed.

Have transportation to and from work site.

All positions require that election workers meet the following criteria in order to complete the assigned tasks
  • Be able to lift 25-50lbs

  • Be able to understand, read and speak English at an 8th grade level

  • Be able to work in a busy environment for approximately 14 consecutive hours on Election Day

  • Be able to work with multiple ballot styles in an accurate and timely fashion

To register, complete a Federal Post Card Application (FPCA) and mail it to the Election Office.

Postage is already on this card. You may obtain this card from the U.S. Embassy, your Commanding Officer, or Voting Assistance Officer.

If you are unable to obtain a copy, download and print the Federal Post Card Application. Remember to add postage to this card.

Kansas does not require the form to be notarized or witnessed.

Your application is valid for (1) calendar year. You are eligible to receive all ballots issued during the calendar year at the address you give on the FPCA. If you move or are re-assigned during any calendar year, please be sure to send a new FPCA so you can receive your ballots. Election mail cannot be forwarded. The Election Office needs your current address.

The completed FPCA may be sent by:
Mail to Saline County Election Office at PO Box 5040, Salina, KS 67402.
Fax at (785) 309-5826

For complete details see Federal Voter Assistance Program.

Clerks and Provisional Ballot Judges are paid $150 for Election Day and $25 for training.
Supervising Judges are paid $200 for Election Day and $25 for training.
Election Workers assisting in office or advance voting are paid $10/hr.

You may register (or re-register) until (21) days prior to each election. Voter registration is closed during the (21) day period before each election. Applications must be postmarked no later than the 21st day prior to any election and received in the Election Office by the 9th day before the election to be valid. Applications postmarked or received after the deadline are not entered until after the election.

Voter Registration re-opens the day following each election

All election workers are required to attend training as schedules to be qualified to work. Additional training may be provided when necessary. Training is held during the three-week period before each election. If you are assigned, you will be notified by mail for the training and Election Day assignment.

Complete a new Voter Registration Application and send it to the Election Office: If you have moved, If you have a name change, if you want to change your political party affiliation (In Kansas, the choices are Democratic, Republican, Libertarian, and Non Affiliated).

Note: Party Affiliation changes are prohibited during the period beginning June 1st and ending on or after August 31st for partisan primary elections in even-numbered years.

The Saline County Clerk can provide one free Veteran Memorial Marker

Any change to your Kansas voter registration should use a Kansas voter registration application form, which is available below.

Voter Registration Application

There are three ways to submit your application:

  1. Print out the Voter Registration Application, complete, sign, and mail or hand deliver the application to the Saline County Election Office, 300 W. Ash St, Room 215, Salina, KS 67401.
  2. Fax the completed and signed application to (785) 309-5826.
  3. Scan the completed and signed application then email to Voter Registration Coordinator

To register to vote online, you must have a valid Kansas driver's license or nondriver's identification card, as you are required to use a legal signature to complete the registration process. The online registration option uses your driver's license signature to do so. If you do not have either of these Kansas identification cards, you will need to complete a voter registration application in person. You must re-register each time you change your name, address, or party affiliation for voting, otherwise the Election Office will have outdated information.

Online Voter Registration Application can be found here:

Online: If you have a current Kansas Driver's License or Kansas Non-driver's Identification Card

In Person at:

Office Address City, State, Zip
Saline County Clerk's Office300 W Ash St, Room 215

Salina, KS 67401

Kansas Driver's License Office 2910 Arnold Ave

Salina, KS 67401

Capital Federal Savings 2550 S 9th St

Saline, KS 67401

Salina City Clerk 300 W Ash St

Salina, KS 67401

Assaria City Clerk 315 E Main StAssaria, KS 67416
Brookville City Clerk 301 N Perry St

Brookville, KS 67425

Gypsum City Clerk 521 Maple Ave

Gypsum, KS 67448

New Cambria City Clerk103 S Center St

New Cambria, KS 67470

Smolan City Clerk 320 S 3rd St

Smolan, KS 67456

Salina City Housing Authority 469 S 5th St

Salina, KS 67401

Salina Public Library 301 W Elm St

Salina, KS 67401

K-State Salina-Library 2310 Centennial Rd

Salina, KS 67401

KS Dept of Health & Environment 2501 Market Place Ste D

Salina, KS 67401

Salina Adult Education Center 2620 Centennial Rd

Salina, KS 67401

O.C.C.K. 1710 W Schilling Rd

Salina, KS 67402

Citizens State Bank & Trust 600 Maple St

Gypsum, KS 67448

Dept of Children & Families 901 Westchester Ave

Salina, KS 67401

Ell-Saline Elementary 1757 N Halstead Rd

Salina, KS 67402

Ell-Saline District Office 412 E Anderson St

Brookville, KS 67425

Saline Co. Health Dept 125 W Elm St

Salina, KS 67401

You should register if you:

  • Are a United States Citizen
  • Are (18+) or will be (18) before the next election
  • Are a resident of Saline County

  • If you have been convicted of a felony, register only after the restoration of your civil rights.

    If you are already registered to vote, you should promptly re-register if you:

  • Move within Saline County
  • Change your name
  • Want to change your party affiliation