Voting in Kansas

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

Registration

Kansas uses a primary system

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 election office between 90 and 4 days prior to the election. A returned absentee ballot must then be received by the elections office by 7 p.m. on election day.[3]

Military and overseas voting

For full details, visit the Federal Voting Assistance Program here.

Early voting

Kansas is one of 33 states that has early voting with no specific requirements as to who can vote early. Early voting can begin as early as 20 days before an election and ends on the day prior to election day.[4] The average number of days prior to an election that voters can cast an early ballot is 21 days in states with a definitive starting date.

See also

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References

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