Automatic voter registration
Online voter registration
Pre-registration before turning 18
Number of days prior to election a voter must be registered is 15 days or less
Online voter registration closes 15 days or less before Election Day
Same day registration offered in all elections
Same day registration located at polling place
Same day registration offered only during early voting
All mail voting
In-person early voting
Amount of early voting days is higher than 7
Election day is a state holiday
No-excuse mail voting
12+ hours of open polls
Paid time off work to vote
Time off work to vote
Felons can vote after incarceration with completion of sentence
Felons can vote immediately after incarceration
Felons can vote while incarcerated
No ID required to vote
Mental competency not required to register
Non-photo ID required to vote
Photo-ID required to vote
Major Political Parties
- A person registered as affiliated with the Republican Party 21 days prior to the election can vote a Republican ballot in the primary election.
- A person registered as affiliated with the Democratic Party 21 days prior to the election can vote a Democratic ballot in the primary election.
Minor Political Parties
- A person affiliated with one of the minor political parties recognized in Kansas (Libertarian) 21 days prior to the election is not eligible to vote in the primary election for any candidate, but is eligible to vote only on non-partisan questions if any are on the ballot.
- A person registered to vote but not affiliated with any political party 21 days prior to the election may choose to affiliate with the Republican or Democratic Party on election day at the polling place and may vote on that party's ballot in the primary election. The person affiliates by completing a voter registration application.
Any registered Kansas voter may apply for an absentee ballot and vote by mail.
If you are voting in person in Kansas, you must present one of the following forms of unexpired photo ID (unless you are 65 or older, in which case the ID can be expired) when you vote:
- Drivers license or non-drivers ID card issued by Kansas or another state
- U.S. passport
- Concealed carry of handgun license issued by Kansas or another state
- Employee badge or ID document issued by a government office
- U.S. military ID
- Student ID card issued by an accredited Kansas postsecondary educational institution
- Public assistance ID card issued by a government office
- An ID card issued by an Indian tribe
- State Voter ID