about this state

Kansas, "wheat" love you! Lol but seriously we're big fans of your byways, your sunflowers, and yes, the fact that you gave us Paul Rudd! But unlike the ageless Paul Rudd, the rest of us are not getting any younger, so now's the time to get ready for another big election! Here is everything you need to know to be a voter this year, Jayhawks!


Do I have an election this year?

Yes! Municipalities will have local elections this November, and if you're lucky, some municipalities might even have primary elections in August.

Key Dates

Jul 11

Voter Registration Deadline (primary)

Jul 18

Recommended Absentee/Mail-in Ballot Request Deadline

Jul 25

Absentee/Mail-in Ballot Request Deadline

Aug 1

Absentee/Mail-in Ballot Return Deadline (postmarked)

Aug 1

Primary Election Day

Aug 4

Absentee/Mail-in Ballot Return Deadline (received)

Kansas Voter Guide

  • How do I make sure I'm registered to vote?

    Go to votesaveamerica.com/be-a-voter to check your registration or get registered. We're working with BallotReady to make this as easy as possible for you, so don't fuck it up.

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  • Can I register the same day I want to vote?

    Sadly, no. So do it now! Then reward yourself with a cookie.

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  • Do I have to be registered as a Democrat or Republican to vote in my primary?

    If you're registered as a Democrat or a Republican, you can only vote in your party's primary. Unaffiliated voters may pick either one.

  • Can I vote by mail?

    Yes! You can request your ballot to be mailed to you, so you can fill it out and mail it back from home.

    Download the Request Form
  • Can I vote early?

    Yes, but the dates vary by location. Early voting, called advance in person voting in Kansas, can begin as early as July 20th (but may begin later in some places). It ends on July 31.

    Find your county election information
  • Do I need an ID?

    Yes, yes you do. A driver's license or state ID card, concealed handgun license, U.S. passport, employee ID, U.S. military ID, a student ID from a Kansas education institution, a public assistance ID, a tribal ID all work. Get the full details here from VoteRiders.

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  • What if I'm voting on Election Day?

    Find your polling place now!

    Find Your Polling Place


  • Find the details on accessible voting in your state, including early voting, Election Day voting, mail voting, and accessible mail voting tools for people with print disabilities.

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  • Get your absentee ballot here!

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  • Need to show Voter ID? Not sure what kind? Get the specifics in your state here.

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