Helpful Voting Links — Kansas
Don't miss your next election! The presidential primary in Kansas will be on May 2, 2020. Make sure to update your voter registration and party affiliation by March 2020 to make sure you can easily participate in the primary process. See state party sites for more details. Note: Due to court order in June 2018, Kansas no longer has a proof of citizenship requirement for voter registration or access to state and federal elections.
- 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.
In 2020, Kansas Democrats will hold a party-run, ranked choice, presidential primary on May 2, 2020 with limited voting center hours from 10 am to 2 pm. All registered voters affiliated with the Democratic Party before March 9, 2020 will receive a ballot by mail. Others may register to vote and affiliate with the party in person on election day on May 2, 2020 from 10 am to 2 pm. Check for voting center locations via the Democratic Party.
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
Early & Absentee Voting — KansasRequest an Absentee Ballot
Early Voting Dates: (2020 TBD)
You can vote in person at your county election's office office from (2020 TBD) 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 (2020 TBD). Then, when you complete your ballot, it must be received by election day.