Johnson County Election Office releases final vote count update ahead of canvass — see where close races stand

In the race for Overland Park City Council in Ward 5, Sam Passer (left) leads Sheila Rodriguez by 41 votes after the Johnson County Election Office's Friday update. The Board of County Canvassers will meet Tuesday, Nov. 9 to officially certify the results of all races in Johnson County. File images.

On Friday afternoon, the Johnson County Election Office released its final update to the unofficial vote counts from Tuesday’s election ahead of next week’s canvass.

The canvass on Tuesday, Nov. 9 will formally certify the election’s results.

A handful of races for municipal offices in Johnson County remain close, with some margins gradually tightening over the past three days as the election office has released daily updates.