Voting In Kansas

GENERAL ELECTION (MIDTERM)
November 6, 2018
VOTER REGISTRATION DEADLINE
October 16, 2018

 

 
VOTER REGISTRATION

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.

REGISTRATION DEADLINE
Twenty-one (21) days before Election Day.

Paper Form Registration

Voters who want to find out about registering in-person, or who need more information can go HERE. Or they can contact their County Election Office.

Registration Form (English)
Registration Form (Spanish)

REGISTRATION DEADLINE
By Mail: Postmarked twenty-one (21) days before Election Day.
In-Person: Twenty-one (21) days before Election Day.

Election 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).

Have you moved?

If a registered voter has moved within the state of Kansas but has not updated their voter registration information.

Within the same County
If you move to a new address within the same county you should update your information as soon as possible. If you move after the registration deadline you can still vote a complete ballot at the precinct assigned to your old address. When you go to vote you will be required to complete a new voter registration application.

To a different county in Kansas
Voters who move before the registration deadline must complete a new voter registration application. Voters who move after the registration deadline need to vote at the precinct assigned to their old address and complete an affidavit of former precinct residence and a new voter registration application.

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 info.

Vote-by-Mail?

YES. All registered voters may choose to Vote-by-Mail. For more info on vote-by-mail, voters should go HERE. Or they can contact their County Election Office.

Vote-by-Mail Application
Apply at your County Website
Request a form

APPLICATION DEADLINE
Received by 5pm on the Tuesday before Election Day.

Early Voting?

YES. All registered voters may vote early In-Person. Check with your County Election Office for hours and locations.

BEGINS: Between seven (7) and twenty (20) days before Election Day.
ENDS: 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 to the Federal Voting Assistance Program website for more information on registering to vote and voting in Kansas.

Felony conviction?

Voters convicted of a felony will have their right to vote automatically restored after:

  • completing their term of incarceration
  • completing their parole
  • completing their probation

ADDITIONAL INFO
• Voters can use the Campaign Legal Center's website to Restore Your Vote.
• Voters who lost their right to vote 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.