Clerk / Elections

County Clerk & Staff 

Hollie D. Melroy, County Clerk

VeAnne Depperschmidt, Deputy Clerk

Mariah Smith, Elections Deputy, Clerk II

Katy Collins, Deputy, Clerk II

Election Information

Hollie Melroy - County Clerk


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County Clerk's Mission:

It is our mission to model excellence in local government through
accountability to the community.  We strive daily to address the
obligations of the office of the County Clerk in a compassionate
and fiscally responsible manner.  We are dedicated to continually
improving and increasing our efficiency while providing extra-
ordinary service to the citizens of McPherson County.

Clerk's Responsibilities and Duties:

  • Maintain minutes of all county commission meetings and resolutions.
  • Place all certified Special Assessments and Intangibles on the tax roll.
  • Prepare tax abstracts and other reports required by the State.
  • Administer oaths of office and maintain copies of all oaths.
  • Maintain and research birth, death and marriage records prior to 1911.
  • Prepare Homestead and Food Sales Tax forms at no charge to the public.
  • Receive and review budgets from every taxing entity in the county.
  • Set the tax levies.
  • Authorized retailer of KDWP hunting, fishing, park permits and boat registrations.
  • Maintain and provide information to the public concerning every election.
  • Provide educational programs on voter registration and voting.
  • Conduct and supervise all elections held in the County.
  • Maintain and update voter registration records.
  • Conduct election schools for election board members.
  • Receive candidate filings, fee and expense statements.
  • Secure polling sites and assign board workers.
  • Prepare ballots for printing and delivery to polling sites.
  • All other duties designated by Kansas statute.