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Kansas

Upcoming Election Dates and Registration Deadlines

August 2, 2022

Kansas Primary Election
Voter Registration Deadline
  • Postmarked: July 12, 2022
  • In-person request by: July 12, 2022
  • Online request by: July 12, 2022
Absentee Request Deadline
  • In-person request by: July 26, 2022
  • Post received: July 26, 2022
Completed Absentee Ballot Return Deadline
  • Postmarked: August 2, 2022
  • In-person received: August 2, 2022
Early Voting: July 13 – August 2, 2022 (varies by county)

November 8, 2022

Kansas General Election
Voter Registration Deadline
  • Postmarked: October 18, 2022
  • In-person request by: October October 18, 2022
  • Online request by: October 18, 2022
Absentee Request Deadline
  • In-person request by: November 1, 2022
  • Post received: November 1, 2022
Completed Absentee Ballot Return Deadline
  • Postmarked: November 8, 2022
  • In-person received: November 8, 2022
Early Voting:

October 19 – November 1, 2022 (varies by county)

 

Helpful Resources

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to vote

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Advance (Absentee) Voting

Any registered voter may vote in advance, or absentee, in Kansas. Your advance voting application must be returned to your county election officer by the Friday before Election Day, and completed advance voting ballots are due by close of polls on Election Day.

See details of absentee voting and download the application here

Advance (Early) Voting 

You may vote early in person in your county election office beginning the Tuesday before Election Day. Early voting closes ends at noon the day before Election Day.

See details of early voting here

What to Expect
on Election Day

On Election Day, polls are open from 7 AM to 7 PM. 

Find your polling location.

 

Voter ID Requirements

You must bring a photo ID to vote on Election Day. Valid forms of photo ID include:

  • A driver’s license or nondriver’s identification card issued by Kansas or by another state or district of the United States
  • A concealed carry of handgun license issued by Kansas or a concealed carry of handgun or weapon license issued by another state or district of the United States
  • A United States passport
  • An employee badge or identification document issued by a municipal, county, state, or federal government office
  • A military identification document issued by the United States
  • A student identification card issued by an accredited postsecondary institution of education in the state of Kansas
  • A public assistance identification card issued by a municipal, county, state or federal government office
  • An identification card issued by an Indian tribe

Click here for more information on voter ID in Kansas

Language Access

Section 203 of the Voting Rights Act requires certain jurisdictions to provide in-language voting materials in areas with a significant number of limited English proficient voters.

Section 208

Section 208 of the Voting Rights Act states that, “Any voter who requires assistance to vote by reason of blindness, disability, or inability to read or write may be given assistance by a person of the voter’s choice, other than the voter’s employer or agent of the employer or office or agent of the voter’s union.” 

It is your right to bring your own interpreter to the polls, if you so choose. 

Have questions or need help voting?

Call 1-888-API-VOTE (1-888-274-8683).

Bilingual assistance is available in English, Mandarin, Cantonese, Korean, Vietnamese, Tagalog, Urdu, Hindi, and Bengali. Click here for more information.