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How & Where to Vote

Find out where to vote, how to vote, how to vote early, and how to vote by mail.

Register to Vote

Register to vote in Kansas, or learn more about voter ID & rights.

Election Details

Visit the Kansas Election Website or call (785) 296-4561 to learn more about your states voting details.

Important Dates - State Primary

State Primary Election Day
State Primary Registration Deadline (by mail)
State Primary Type

Don’t miss your next election!

Kansas is holding municipal elections across the state on Nov. 2nd. The deadline to register to vote is October 12th.

In Kansas, you can vote in person during early voting, on Election Day, or vote by mail. Your polling place hours are 7 a.m. to 7 p.m.


Presidential Primaries

Only registered voters affiliated with a particular party may vote in its primary. Unaffiliated voters may affiliate at the polls and choose a ballot. See Kansas Republican Party or Democratic Party sites for more details.

Statewide Primaries

Some congressional seats, state offices and constitutional amendments may be included on the ballot.

Early Voting + Absentee Voting

Early Voting Dates: Oct. 13th-Nov. 1st (exact dates vary by county)

You can vote early in Kansas through in-person advance voting up to 20 days before election day at county election offices or satellite voting locations. All counties must offer in-person advance voting no later than one week before election day. Exact dates vary by county.

To cast an advance ballot by-mail, first you’ll need to apply for an advance ballot no later than Oct. 26th. Then, when you complete your ballot, it must be postmarked by Nov. 2nd, Election Day and received in the county election office by the close of business on the Friday following the election.

Absentee ballot requests open 90 days before the general election. Applicants must apply for each election, no excuse required.


Voter ID + Access for Kansas

Do Voters Need ID?

  • Yes, voters need an ID
  • State or federal photo ID is required
  • First time voters need ID
  • Student IDs accepted
  • ID needed to vote absentee

More Chances to Register

Your state does not offer additional voter registration options outside of the deadlines listed above.


  • If you are 17 and will be 18 on or before the next election, you may register to vote.
Youth participation is affected by changing state legislation or party rules. If we are not up to date please let us know.

Have you been convicted of a felony?

See what the registration laws are in your state below.

Felon Re-Enfranchisement Laws

Voting and attending college?

Get information on how to vote from Campus Vote Project below.

College Student Voting Info