News from the Bates County Clerk’s Office

All voters will receive a new card soon. The cards show your polling place location. Please review your polling place information as there are have been several changes since the last Election.


ADRIAN PRECINCT: Adrian R-3 School, 601 N. Houston, Adrian (Adrian R-3 & Archie R-5) All voters in the Adrian R-3 and the Archie R-5 school districts vote here. (NO LONGER AT THE OPTIMIST BUILDING!)

AMORET/AMSTERDAM PRECINCT: Miami R-1 School,7638 NW State Route J, Amoret, (Miami R-1) Voters in the City of Amoret, City of Amsterdam, and Homer, Charlotte, West Point, Elkhart Townships vote here. Note: All West Boone Township votes at the Drexel Community Center in Drexel. (NO LONGER AT AMORET AND AMSTERDAM!)

BALLARD PRECINCT: Ballard School, 10247 NE State Route 18, Butler (Ballard R-2) All voters in the school district vote here.

BUTLER PRECINCT: Butler High School Gymnasium, 420 S Fulton, Butler (Butler R-5) All voters in the school district vote here. ( FOR THE APRIL 5TH ELECTION THE POLLING PLACE WILL BE AT THE BUTLER FAIRGROUNDS DUE TO THE CONSTRUCTION AT THE BUTLER HIGH SCHOOL!)

DREXEL PRECINCT: Drexel Community Center, 410 E. Bates, Drexel (Drexel R-4 & Miami R-1) Voters in the City of Drexel, Village of Merwin, and all West Boone Township vote here.

HUDSON PRECINCT: Hudson School, 15012 NE State Route 52, Appleton City, (Hudson R-9) All voters in the school district vote here.

HUME PRECINCT: Hume Legion Hall, 9355 SW 1ST Street, Hume (Hume R-8) Voters in the City of Hume and Howard and Walnut Townships vote here.

RICH HILL PRECINCT: Rich Hill High School Auditorium, 703 N 3rd, Rich Hill (Rich Hill R-4) Voters in the City of Rich Hill, Village of Foster, and Osage, Lone Oak, Pleasant Gap, Hudson, Prairie, New Home South, Walnut, Howard Townships vote here. Note: All of Rockville Township votes at Rockville Community Center.

ROCKVILLE PRECINCT: Rockville Community Center, 408 W. Osage Avenue, Rockville (Appleton City R-2 & Rich Hill R-4) All voters in the City of Rockville and Rockville Township vote here.

At the Adrian School, Miami School, Butler School, (Butler Fairgrounds for April) and the Rich Hill School you will be able to check in at any table to cast your ballot. This process will streamline the voting experience.

Please exercise your right to vote!