Your Local Election Office will compare your signature on your voted ballot to state records. If the signatures don't match, your ballot might be rejected. Please sign carefully.
Voting by mail is not as complicated as you might think. There are only a handful of steps:
Any registered Kansas voter can request an absentee ballot and vote by mail.
You must provide your Kansas driver's license number or nondriver's ID number on your absentee ballot application. If you don't have either number, you must include a photocopy of another ID, such a license issued by another state, a US passport or military ID card, a student ID card, a tribal ID card, or an employee ID card.
Your signature on the return envelope will be compared to the signature on your voter registration card to ensure they match. If you forget to sign the return envelope, your ballot might be rejected.
In almost all cases, you will need to sign up to vote by mail. The state won’t just mail you a ballot. Don't worry: we will walk you through it. There are only a handful of steps:
Contact your Local Election Office if you have questions.
This is the statewide agency that is ultimately responsible for Kansas elections. You can contact them with questions, but your Local Election Office will probably respond faster.
Secretary of State 1st Floor, Memorial Hall 120 SW 10th Ave. Topeka, KS 66612‐1594