Helpful Voting Links — Kansas
Don't miss your next election! Kansas will hold its primary election on August 7, 2018. Congressional and state elections will be held on November 6, 2018.
- Register to Vote
- Check your registration status
- State Election Website
- State Election Dates
- Find your Polling Place
- See Your Ballot
- Absentee Ballot Instructions
- Request an Absentee Ballot
- Felon Voting Laws
- Call the Election Office: (785) 296-4561
- County Election Offices
- County Government Information
Primary/Caucus Info — Kansas
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.
What's on the ballot?
Some congressional seats, state offices and constitutional amendments may be included on the ballot.
See Where Your Elected Officials Stand — Kansas
Voter ID Requirements — Kansas
What forms of ID are acceptable?
All of the following must contain the name and the photograph of the voters and must not be expired. However, voters aged over 65 may use expired ID.
- A driver’s license issued by Kansas, or by another state or district of the U.S.
- U.S. Passport
- A state ID card issued by Kansas, or by another state or district of the U.S.
- A concealed handgun license issued by Kansas, or a concealed handgun or weapon license issued by another U.S. state or the District of Columbia
- An employee badge or public assistance ID card issued by a municipal, county, state, or federal government office or agency
- Student ID, if issued by an accredited postsecondary institution of education in the state of Kansas
- Military identification document issued by the United States
- Public assistance identification card issued by a municipal, county, state, or federal government office
- Identification card issued by a Native American tribe State Voters Identification Document
Note: It is now necessary to show proof of citizenship (birth certificate, passport, or naturalization papers) in order to register to vote for the first time or re-register if you have moved out of state and moved back. Proof of citizenship may be photocopied and mailed or faxed in after the voter registration form is submitted.See ID Requirements for All States
Early & Absentee Voting — KansasRequest an Absentee Ballot
Early Voting Dates: July 23rd to Aug. 6th
You can vote in person at your county election's office office from July 23rd to Aug. 6th at noon before the election, using an advance ballot. No excuse required.
To cast an advance ballot by mail, first you’ll need to apply for an advance ballot (click here) no later than Aug 3rd. Then, when you complete your ballot, it must be postmarked by the day before the election.