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Voting in Kansas

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Am I Eligible To Vote in Kansas?

To register to vote in the State of Kansas, an individual must meet the following qualifications:
  • Be a U.S. citizen and a resident of the state of Kansas.
  • Be at least 17 years old (and 18 years old by Election Day to vote).
  • Be a Kansas Resident
  • NOT be incarcerated, on parole or on probation for a felony conviction.
  • NOT be disqualified to vote by a court, due to mental incompetence
  • NOT be registered to vote in another state

Voter Registration Options in Kansas

You have the following 2 options to register to vote in Kansas:

In Person

Also, it is available at many locations established by the county election officer

Check The Locations Where to Register


To register to vote online, you must have a valid Kansas driver's license or nondriver's identification card.

Click here to Register Online

How Do I Know I'm Registered?

  • Consider yourself registered when- and only when- you receive an acknowledgment from your county clerk.
  • Never assume you are registered to vote until you have received this acknowledgment.
  • Call your county clerk and inquire about the status of your application.
  • Check your voter registration status online by visiting this site

Voting Options in Kansas

You have the following 4 options to vote in Kansas:

In Person

You may vote in person at your county election office starting the Tuesday before Election Day, or up to 20 days before the election, depending on the county. Some counties offer satellite voting sites during the 20-day advance voting period. To find such locations, contact your county election office.

Click here to locate voting locations

Voting By Mail

To vote by mail in advance of Election Day, follow these instructions.

Click here to download the Mail-in Ballot

Voting By Absentee Ballot

Voting in Kansas is easier than ever. With advance voting, any registered voter can vote by mail or in person before election day.

Click here to download the absentee ballot request Form

Early Voting

Early voting must start by the Tuesday before Election Day. In some counties early voting starts as early as 20 days before Election Day.

Click here to locate early voting locations

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