State of Kansas Voting Requirements


U.S. Domestic Voters

Local Elections

Kansas Municipal General Elections held on Tue Nov 2, 2021



New Voter Registration

Received by Tue Oct 12, 2021

Absentee Ballot Request

Tue Oct 26, 2021 5:00pm CDT

Absentee Ballot Return

  • Postmarked by Tue Nov 2, 2021
  • Post received by Fri Nov 5, 2021

Early Voting

Tue Oct 19, 2021 - Mon Nov 1, 2021
Includes all Kansas municipal general elections being held on November 2, 2021.


You can register to vote or update your registration information:

  • online
  • by mail
  • in person at your elections office

Election Day Voting

Polling places are open from 7am to 7pm on Election Day.

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Early Voting

Any voter may may vote in person in the county election office starting the Tuesday before election day, or up to 20 days before the election, depending on the county. Contact your election office to inquire about early voting options in your area.

Absentee Voting

Any voter may request an advance ballot by mail from their county election officer.

You are eligible to vote in Kansas if you:

  • Are a U.S citizen
  • Are a resident of Kansas
  • Are at least 18 years old by Election Day
  • Live in the precinct where you vote for at least 21 days prior to the election

You are NOT eligible to vote in Kansas if:

  • You have been legally declared "mentally incompetent" by a court
  • You are registered to vote in another state

Restorative Requirements

  • You are a convicted felon involving moral turpitude, unless your voting rights have been restored.

You may preregister to vote in Kansas

  • if you will be 18 by Election Day

Student Eligibility

If you are a student, you are eligible to vote in Kansas if:

  • You reside in Kansas but are attending college in another state
  • You reside in another state but attend college in Kansas
  • You provide a valid photo student ID from a college/university in Kansas at the polls

Voter Registration

To register to vote in Kansas you should provide one of the following:

  • Your Kansas Driver's License Number
  • Your Kansas ID Number

If you do not have these IDs, you may provide:

  • The Last Four Digits of your Social Security Number

If you do not have one of these forms of ID and need help getting ID, go to

Voting In-Person

In Kansas, you need to show a valid ID to vote. You can use any ID from this list:

  • Valid US Passport
  • Valid Government Employee ID
  • Public Assistance ID
  • Valid Military ID
  • Valid Kansas Driver's License
  • License to Carry Concealed Weapon or Firearm
  • Valid Kansas Non-driver's ID
  • Valid Tribal ID
  • Valid Student ID from State School

An expiration date does not need to be shown on the photo ID. However, if there is an expiration date on the ID, it must not be expired.

If you do not have one of the Kansas valid IDs and need help getting ID, go to

Domestic Voter

In-Person Mail Fax Email Online

Voter Registration

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Absentee Ballot Request

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Blank Ballot To Voter

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Voted-Absentee Ballot Return

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