RON THORNBURGH
Secretary of State

STATE OF KANSAS
Memorial Hall, 1st Floor
120 SW 10th Avenue
Topeka, KS 66612-1594
(785) 296-4564
www.kssos.org


NEWS RELEASE

For Immediate Release
Friday, June 21, 2002

Contact Information
Jesse Borjon, Communications Director
Office of the Secretary of State
(785) 296-4580
jesseb@kssos.org

CANDIDATE FILING DEADLINE
SET FOR MONDAY, JUNE 24 AT 12:00 PM

The candidate filing deadline for Kansas House of Representatives and Kansas State Board of Education for the August primary is noon, Monday, June 24, 2002. The Secretary of State’s office will have the filing procedure set up from 8 a.m. to noon in the first floor conference room (room 120).


At the noon deadline, Secretary of State Ron Thornburgh will strike the gavel and declare the filing period for these offices ended. As soon as possible thereafter, a complete candidate list will be prepared and available on our web site at www.kssos.org.


The filing deadline for U.S. Representatives for the August primary is 5:00 p.m., Tuesday, July 9, 2002.

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SECRETARY THORNBURGH WILL BE AVAILABLE DIRECTLY FOLLOWING THE MONDAY, JUNE 24 CANDIDATE FILING DEADLINE TO ANSWER QUESTIONS PERTAINING TO THE PRIMARY ELECTION AND REDISTRICTING LAWSUIT