Voting In Kansas

PRIMARY ELECTION
August 7, 2018
VOTER REGISTRATION DEADLINE
July 17, 2018

OTHER UPCOMING KANSAS ELECTIONS

 

 
VOTER REGISTRATION

ID required to register?

YES. Voters registering for the first time by mail MUST submit proof of U.S. Citizenship by providing a copy on paper, electronically or by showing the document to an election officer of official registrar. Click HERE for a list of acceptable documents. Voters who cannot prove U.S. citizenship may still register using the Federal Form and may vote in Federal Elections, but NOT state.

Online Registration?

YES. Voters can register to vote or update their information ONLINE. Voters must have a valid Kansas Driver's License or non-driver State ID to register online. Voters must also provide proof of citizenship.

DEADLINE: Twenty-one (21) days before any Election.

Paper Registration

Voters can download and print a form that can be mailed, faxed or hand delivered to their County Election Office.

DEADLINE: Twenty-one (21) days before any Election.

Same-Day Registration?

NO. Contact your state representatives and ask them to allow all Kansas voters to register to vote at their polling place on Election Day.

Automatic Registration?

NO. Contact your state representatives and ask them to enact automatic voter registration in Kansas.

Pre-Register Youth?

LIMITED. A voter may register to vote if they will be eighteen (18) on or before the next Election.

Contact your state representatives and ask them to allow voters to pre-register to vote after they turn sixteen (16).

Registration Portability?

NO. Voters who move within the same county after the registration deadline can vote at the precinct assigned to your old address. When you go to vote you will be required to complete a new voter registration application.

Voters who move to a different county in Kansas before the registration deadline must complete a new voter registration application. Voters who move to a different county after the registration deadline will need to vote at the precinct assigned to your old address. At that time you will be required to complete an affidavit of former precinct residence and a new voter registration application.

Voters who move to Kansas less than forty-five (45) days before an election and the deadline to register to vote has passed, may vote a president-only ballot. Voters must go to their County Election Office by noon the day before the general election and complete the required forms then cast your ballot for president at the county election office. Click HERE for more info on "Moving Issues."

Click HERE to find your polling place.

VOTING

ID required to vote?

YES. Voters must show a non-expired photo ID when casting a vote in person. Persons age 65 or older may use expired photo ID documents. Click HERE for a list of acceptable IDs and more info.

Absentee Voting?

Vote-by-Mail has replaced Absentee Voting. See VOTE-BY-MAIL for more information.

Vote-by-Mail?

YES. All registered voters may choose to Vote-by-Mail. Voters can download and print a form or contact their County Election Office to request an application.

APPLICATION DEADLINE: Must be received by 5pm on the Tuesday before Election Day.

Early Voting?

YES. ALL registered voters may vote early In-Person at their County Election Office.

In-Person Early Voting begins Tuesday before Election Day or twenty (20) days before Election Day depending on the county. It ends at 12:00pm the day before Election Day.

Youth Vote in Primary?

NO. Contact your state representatives and ask them to allow all voters who will be eighteen (18) on or before any Election to vote in the preceding Primary Election.

 

 

Student Voters

Students attending college in Kansas should visit the CAMPUS PROJECT for more information on registering to vote and voting in Kansas.

Military/Overseas

Military and Overseas Voters should go HERE for more information on registering to vote and voting in Kansas.

Felon Voting Rights

Ex-felons will have their right to vote automatically restored after serving their sentence, probation, and parole. Voters MUST re-register to vote.

Voters With Disabilities

Voters with disabilities should go HERE for more info.

 

 

DISCLAIMER: We try to have the most current and complete information. But, if you think something is incorrect or incomplete, please feel free to LET US KNOW so we can correct it. Furthermore, we encourage voters to contact their state election officials if they have any questions.