To register to vote online, you must have a valid Kansas driver's license or non-driver's identification card. If you do not have either of these documents, you may register to vote using the paper form. You must re-register each time you change your name, address, or party affiliation for voting.
Information about ID requirements
Kansas has a strict photo ID policy. See "ID Requirements for Kansas Voters" box below for more information.
Choosing a political party
Voter registration applicants may choose to affiliate with one of the recognized political parties at the time of initial registration or any time after. Registered voters who are unaffiliated may affiliate with a party at the polling place on election day, or in the process of obtaining an advance ballot before the primary, and vote that party’s primary ballot.
A law passed in 2014 prohibits voters from changing party affiliations during the weeks before and after the August primary election. Beginning with the candidate filing deadline on June 1, no voter may file a document to change party affiliations or to disaffiliate from a party until the results of the primary have been certified by the state board of canvassers.
Kansans may change their registration information online with a valid Kansas driver's license or nondriver identification card.
Send your county election office a signed and dated card or letter stating that you wish to be removed from the voter rolls in that county. Include your name and the address where you were registered.
To register to vote online, you must have a valid Kansas driver's license or non-driver's identification card. If you do not have either of these documents, you may register to vote using the paper form You must re-register each time you change your name, address, or party affiliation for voting.
These are the steps you must complete in the online voter registration process:
Allow time for processing. Your county election officer will notify you that your voter registration was completed successfully or that further action is needed.
Return your completed application to your county. Addresses are on the back of the application form. Your county election officer will mail you a notice when your application has been processed.
Deadlines for Kansas voters to register: July 14, 2020, for Primary Election; October 13, 2020 for the General Election. .
First-time voters who meet certain requirements must present either a current and valid photo ID with their name and address OR “a copy of a current utility bill, bank statement, government check, paycheck or government document that shows your name and address.”
If you cannot meet either of the above requirements, you may sign an affidavit and cast a provisional ballot subject to verification of your eligibility to vote.
Voters who are not voting for the first time can::
More information about the Kansas Voter ID Law, as well as a list of documents that may be used as photographic identification for purposes of voting in Kansas.
Obtaining a Driver’s License or ID
Renewing or Transferring Your License
Free Photographic Identification
Many organizations offer free rides to polling places on election day. Some of these include:
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Offices/Measures That May Appear on the Ballot
Election Day is November 3, 2020
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1-888-VE-Y-VOTA (en Español)
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