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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.

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Important Dates - Presidential Primary

Primary Election Date
Primary Registration Deadline (by mail) (D)
Primary Registration Deadline (by mail) (R)
Primary Type

Voting Information for Kansas

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.

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.

Kansas Republicans will hold closed Congressional District Caucuses from March 24th to April 11th.

Statewide Primaries

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

Don’t miss your next election!

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.

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Early Voting + Absentee Voting

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.

Request Absentee Ballot

Voter ID + Eligibility 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

Voter Rights

Find out more about your rights in Kansas.


  • You may pre-register for All Elections