Hello there! If you're here then you are looking to register to vote in the state of Kansas! It's really easy! All registering information can be found here
, or continue reading to find more information! Remember, Kansas voter registration closes 21 days before each election.
You can check your voter registration status online here
. How to Register to Vote in Kansas
Voter Eligibility in Kansas
- In person
- By mail, fax
To be eligible to vote in Kansas, you must:
- Be a U.S. citizen
- Be a Kansas resident
- Be at least 17 years old (and 18 years old by election day)
- NOT be incarcerated, on parole or on probation for a felony conviction
- NOT be declared "mentally incompetent" by a court
- NOT be registered to vote in another state
To Note: once your period of supervised release is completed you will need to re-register to vote. Register to Vote Online in Kansas
You MUST have a valid Kansas driver's license or identification card to register online, otherwise you will need to apply in person or by mail. You will need proof of your U.S. residency if applying for the first time.
To register online, visit the Online Voter Registration page
at the Kansas Secretary of State website and follow through the form. Easy! Register to Vote In Person or By Mail, Fax in Kansas
To register to vote in person or by mail or fax, you will need to submit a completed Kansas Voter Registration Application
to your local KS county election office
. If you're registering to vote for the first time in Kansas, you're also required to submit proof of your U.S. citizenship, such as your birth certificate, U.S. passport, U.S. naturalization documents, etc. You may also obtain and submit a KS voter registration form in person at your local Kansas DMV driver's license office
. Military, Overseas & Absentee Voters of Kansas
If you're an active duty military member stationed out of state, need an absentee ballot, or you are a U.S. citizen residing overseas, you can register to vote online or by mail.
You can register to vote online through the state, as stated above, or through the Federal Voting Assistance Program (FVAP). Just complete a Voter Registration and Absentee Ballot Request Federal Post Card Application (FPCA) (Form 76)
and return it to your local election office
. Your voter registration will be valid for 1 year and you will automatically receive absentee ballots for federal elections.
If you need to vote absentee (will be out of the state, cannot vote due to emergency, etc.) you can still register online, by mail, or by fax. However, you must apply for advance voting if you will be out of state on election day. Check here
for more info on Kansas absentee ballots and advance voting. Where Do I Vote in Kansas? Go here
and search by voter information or resident address to find your polling location.
That should do it! One of those methods should work for you if you meet the requirements to vote in Kansas! If there is any important information missing/needed, please provide it below. Any information needed will be added to this post. Also, check this post for any updates or edits for registering to vote in Kansas.
Voting is important, help spread the word and get out the vote!