Instructions for voting

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How to Register to Vote

Register Online

You’ll need your Kansas driver’s license or non-driver’s ID card number to register online

If you’re registering for the first time in Kansas, you’ll also need to submit one of the following documents to prove your US citizenship (either by uploading a PDF of the document or submitting a copy by mail, fax, or emailing to the contact information on the website):

  • Birth certificate
  • US passport
  • US naturalization documents
  • Other proof of US citizenship issued by the federal government
  • Bureau of Indian Affairs card number, tribal treaty card number, or tribal enrollment number
  • Consular report of birth abroad of a US citizen
  • Certificate of citizenship from the US Bureau of Citizenship and Immigration Services
  • Certification of report of birth from the US Department of State
  • American Indian card, with KIC classification, from the US Department of Homeland Security
  • Final adoption decree showing your name and US birthplace
  • Military record of service showing your place of birth in the US
  • Extract from a hospital record of birth created at the time of your birth that shows your place of birth in the US
  • A driver’s license or non-driver’s identification card only if the agency indicates on your driver’s license or non-driver’s ID card that you provided satisfactory proof of US citizenship

Register Online


Check if you’re registered to vote

myvoteinfo.voteks.org

Registration requirements

  • Be a US citizen
  • Live at a Kansas address
  • Be 18 years old by Election Day, Nov 6
  • Must have received final discharge from being in jail, on parole, or conditional release if you’ve been convicted of a felony

How to Vote

Vote early
Nov 1–6

Vote by advance ballot at your County Elections office

Bring an accepted form of ID

Some counties may offer in-person voting starting on Oct 19. Check with your County Elections office for early voting dates and times.


Vote on Election Day
Nov 6

Polls are open from 7 AM–7PM. If you’re in line at your polling place by 7 PM, you’re allowed to vote.

Bring an accepted form of ID


Who can vote early

Any registered voter can vote early in person.

Absentee ballot received by
November 6

Vote early
Nov 1–6

Vote by advance ballot at your County Elections office

Bring an accepted form of ID

Some counties may offer in-person voting starting on Oct 19. Check with your County Elections office for early voting dates and times.


Vote on Election Day
November 6

Polls are open from 7 AM–7PM. If you’re in line at your polling place by 7 PM, you’re allowed to vote.

Bring an accepted form of ID

Voting requirements
  • Be a registered voter in Kansas. Check if you’re registered to vote.
  • Be a US citizen
  • Live at a Kansas address
  • Be 18 years old by Election Day, Nov 6
  • Must have received final discharge from being in jail, on parole, or conditional release if you had been previously convicted of a felony

In person ID requirements

You must show one of the following current photo IDs if you’re voting early in person or on Election Day:

  • Driver’s license
  • Nondriver ID card
  • Concealed carry handgun license
  • US passport
  • Government employee badge or ID
  • US military ID
  • Student ID from an accredited postsecondary school in Kansas
  • Government-issued public assistance ID
  • Tribal ID

Persons age 65 or older may use expired photo ID

If you’re in one of the following categories, you’re not required to show ID:

  • You’re permanently disabled, can’t travel to a county or state office to obtain a photo ID, and have qualified for permanent advance voting status.
  • You’re military member on active duty who will be absent from your county on Election Day, or you’re the spouse or dependent of an active duty service member who will be away from your county on Election Day
  • You’re a member of the US Merchant Marine who will be absent from your county on Election Day, or you’re the spouse or dependent of a member of the Merchant Marine and will be away from your county on Election Day
  • Your religious beliefs prohibit photo ID. You must submit a declaration of your religious beliefs using this form.

By mail ID requirements

Provide your Kansas driver’s license number or Kansas nondriver ID card number on your early ballot application. If you don’t have either of these, attach a copy of one of the following:

  • Driver’s license from another state
  • Nondriver ID card from another state
  • Concealed carry handgun license
  • US passport
  • Government employee badge or ID
  • US military ID
  • Student ID from an accredited postsecondary school in Kansas
  • Government public assistance ID
  • Tribal ID

Frequently Asked Questions