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To vote in Kansas, you must meet the following requirements:
 
To vote in Kansas, you must meet the following requirements:

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This page has information relating to voting in Kansas. For full information contact your state election agency.

Registration

Kansas has a mixed primary system. In the Democratic caucus, Independent voters can register as Democrats on caucus day. For Republicans it is a closed caucus.

To vote in Kansas, you must meet the following requirements:

When and where

Voting on election day

Poll times

See also: State Poll Opening and Closing Times

In Kansas, most polls are open from 7:00 AM to 7:00 PM Central Time as Kansas mandates in its state laws that the polls must be open a minimum of twelve (12) hours. Counties may open the polls earlier and close them later.[1]

Absentee voting

Eligibility

All voters are eligible to vote absentee in Kansas. There are no special eligibility requirements for voting absentee.[2]

Deadlines

To vote absentee, an absentee ballot application must be received by the Friday prior to the election. A returned absentee ballot must then be received by the elections office by 7:00 p.m. on Election Day.[3]

Military and overseas voting

For full details regarding military and overseas voting, visit the Federal Voting Assistance Program.

Early voting

Kansas is one of 33 states (plus the District of Columbia) that permits some form of early voting. Early voting begins 20 days before an election. Ballots must be received by close of polls on Election Day.[4]

See also

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References

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