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Kansas

Abbreviation: 
KS

Kansas Polling Place Locator

You can find your polling place by utilizing your state resource.

If you have further questions on your polling place location, please contact your county clerk.

Kansas Voting Machines

The voting systems used in Kansas are optical scan, DRE and paper ballots. To find out what system(s) your county uses, click here.

Kansas Provisional Ballot

You may vote by provisional ballot if your name is not on the voter registration list or if there is a question about your qualifications to vote. The envelope containing the ballot is grouped with other provisional ballots. These ballots are not counted on Election Day. They are set aside for consideration by the county canvassers.

PROVISIONAL BALLOT VOTING INSTRUCTIONS:

  • Complete a new voter registration card.
  • Mark your ballot and seal it in the envelope provided.
  • Sign the statement on the envelope.

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Information on local, state and federal candidates and ballot measures may be available here.

To see a list of available races, visit the race index.

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Any registered voter may leave work for a period of up to two hours to vote. If the polls are open before or after the work shift, the voter may only take such time off that, when added to the amount of time before or after work that the polls are open, it does not exceed two hours.

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For information on federal campaign contributions, please visit Open Secrets.

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Voters have the right to vote in an accessible voting place and request assistance if needed. Each polling place is required to have an electronic voting machine equipped to allow disabled voters, including visually impaired voters, to vote in secret.

For more information, you can utilize the Association of People With Disabilities (AAPD) resource.

Kansas Election Dates

The next election date is Tuesday, November 6, 2018 (General Election). The registration deadline is Tuesday, October 16, 2018.

For more information on 2017 elections, contact your local Board of Elections.

Kansas Registration Deadline

Not registered? Use our registration tool to fill out your application!

The deadline to register to vote by mail or in person is 21 days before the election.

There are three ways to register to vote in Kansas:

1) Using the federal voter registration form.

Kansas ID Needed for Voter Registration

No proof of citizenship is required when registering to vote.

There are three ways to register to vote in Kansas:

1) Using the federal voter registration form.

2) At the DMV while applying for a new or renewing an existing license.

3) Using the state voter registration form, which can be filled out in person or online.

 

 

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