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Kansas on Ballotpedia

This page is a hub to connect you to everything on Ballotpedia about Kansas and its ballotlaws, history, ballot propositions statewide and local, ballot access for recalls, and more.

Kansas ballot news

So far, no statewide ballot measures

As of May 6, as the Kansas State Legislature prepares to wrap up its current legislative session, the legislature has not referred any statewide ballot measures to the November ballot.

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Kansas and direct democracy

Kansas enjoys just two of the available seven forms of direct democracy. If the General Assembly places a constitutional amendment on the statewide ballot, voters can ratify or reject it. Secondly, Kansas is one of just 18 states nationally with the right of statewide recall.

Executive authority in the state rests with the governor, currently Kathleen Sebelius.

Kansas is named after the Kansas River which flows through it, from the French "Cansez", by explorer Étienne de Veniard, Sieur de Bourgmont, and after the Kansa tribe, who inhabited the area. Residents of Kansas are called "Kansans."

Kansas ballot basics

Ballot measures and recalls
Laws and history
Key government offices
Kansas counties

Allen | Anderson | Atchinson, Barber, Bourbon, Brown, Butler, Chase, Chautauqua, Cherokee, Cheyenne, Clark, Clay, Cloud, Coffey, Comanche, Cowley, Crawford, Decatur, Dickinson, Doniphan, Douglas, Edwards, Elk, Ellis, Ellsworth, Finney, Ford, Franklin, Geary, Gove, Graham, Grant, Gray, Greeley, Greenwood, Hamilton, Harper, Harvey, Haskell, Hodgeman, Jackson, Jefferson, Jewell, Johnson, Kearny, Kingman, Kiowa, Labette, Lane, Leavenworth, Lincoln, Linn, Logan, Lyon, McPherson, Marion, Marshall, Meade, Miami, Mitchell, Montgomery, Morris, Morton, Nemaha, Neosho, Ness, Norton, Osage, Osborne, Ottawa, Pawnee, Phillips, Pottawatomie, Pratt, Rawlins, Reno, Republic, Rice, Riley, Rooks, Rush, Russell, Saline, Scott, Sedgwick, Seward, Shawnee, Sheridan, Sherman, Smith, Stafford, Stanton, Stevens, Sumner, Thomas, Trego, Wabaunsee, Wallace, Washington, Wichita, Wilson, Woodson, Wyandotte

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