Kansas

31% of 18-29 year olds voted in Kansas in 2016*

*Source CIRCLE - Youth Voting and Civic Engagement in America

Your voter registration application must be received on or by October 13, 2020 in order to be eligible to vote in the 2020 General Election.

Check Registration Status

Check your Kansas voter registration status here.

 

Eligibility

In order to register to vote in Kansas, you must be a U.S. citizen, a Kansas resident, and at least 17 years old at the time of registration (must be 18 to vote).

  • A felony conviction results in the loss of the right to vote until the terms of the felony are complete. See felony convictions guide here. If on probation or parole, you are unable to vote until your probation/parole is completed. Once your sentence is complete, you are able to re-register to vote. More information about this here.
  • College students may choose to register to vote at either their home address OR at their college address.

Deadline

The deadline to register vote in Kansas for the General Election (November 3, 2020) is October 13, 2020.

 

Voter Registration Process

There are 3 primary methods of registering to vote in Kansas, you may register to vote online, in-person, or by mailing in a printable application.

  • Further voter registration information for Kansas can be found here.

This page was last updated for the 2020 election.

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Kansas offers early and absentee by-mail voting. Voters are encouraged to consider voting using one of these methods in order to minimize their risk of exposure to COVID-19.

Vote-By-Mail Practices

Any registered Kansas voter may apply for an absentee ballot and vote by mail. Click here to access Kansas’s Application for Advance Ballot by Mail form.

  • The deadline to submit an absentee ballot application October 27, 2020.
  • Ballots must be postmarked on/before Election Day (November 3, 2020) and received in the county election office by the close of business on the Friday (November 6, 2020) following the election.
  • On your absentee application, you must include your driver’s license number or a copy of your photo identification. More information here.
  • Further absentee voting information for Kansas is listed here.

Early Voting

Kansas offers early voting.

  • Voting early in-person is available 20 days (October 14, 2020) before the November 3, 2020 General Election. The deadline for in-person advance voting is 12:00 PM November 2, 2020. Contact your County Elections Office to find locations and hours for early voting.

Poll Finder

Locate your polling place here.

 

Election Day Practices

On Election Day, the polls are open from 7:00 am to 7:00 pm.

  • At the polls, you must present an acceptable form of photo ID in order to vote. Further information about what types of ID to produce can be found here.
  • Further Kansas voting information is listed here.

This page was last updated for the 2020 election.

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