Early voting opened today in Sedgwick County

Advance voting in person opened this morning in Sedgwick County, and 30 people took the opportunity to cast a ballot in the first hour polls were open.

Election commissioner Bill Gale told county commissioners that his office has mailed out 63,000 advance ballots so far and has received about 20,000 completed ballots in the mail.

“We continue to promote early voting,” Gale said.

Gale is predicting a turnout this election of at least 50 percent.

A list of advance polling locations is online at

Advance voting is available at the election office, 510 N. Main Suite 101, through Oct. 30.

Voters also can cast a ballot at any of the below listed sites from noon to 7 p.m. on Oct. 26, 28 and 29, noon to 5 p.m. Oct. 27 and 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. October 30.

Bel Aire City Building, 7651 E. Central Park Ave.

Center for Health and Wellness, 2707 E. 21st St.

Church of the Holy Spirit, 18218 W. Highway 54, Goddard.

First United Methodist Church, 560 N. Park, Valley Center.

Grace Presbyterian Church, 5002 E. Douglas Ave.

Haysville Activity Center, 7106 S. Broadway, Haysville.

Independent Living Resource Center, 3033 W. 2nd St.

Machinist Building, 3830 S. Meridian.

Maranatha Worship Center, 888 S. Webb.

Reformation Lutheran Church Parish Hall, 7601 E. 13th St.

Sedgwick County Zoo Cargill Learning Center, 5555 Zoo Boulevard.

Sharon Baptist Church, 2221 S. Oliver.

St. Andrew’s Lutheran Church, 2555 Hyacinth Lane.

Westlink Church of Christ, 10025 W. Central Ave.

Woodlawn United Methodist Church, 431 S. Woodlawn Boulevard, Derby.