Kansas voter registration guide
Last updated: June 2, 2020
- You can register to vote in-person.
- You can register to vote online in Kansas.
- You can register to vote by-mail in Kansas.
- Military and overseas voters follow a different process.
Kansas voter registration deadlines
- In-person: 21 days before Election Day
- By-mail: Postmarked 21 days before Election Day
- Online: 21 days before Election Day
Kansas voter registration rules
To register in Kansas you must:
- be a citizen of the United States
- be a resident of Kansas
- be 18 by the next election
- have completed the terms of your sentence if convicted of a felony; a person serving a sentence for a felony conviction is ineligible to vote
- not claim the right to vote in any other location or under any other name
- not be excluded from voting for mental incompetence by a court of competent jurisdiction
Register to vote online in Kansas
You will need a Kansas ID to use Kansas's online voter registration system. If you do not have a Kansas ID, you can still register to vote by mail.
Register to vote by-mail in Kansas
- Review the “Voter registration rules” section above and check that you're eligible.
- Download and fill out the National Voter Registration Form.
- Box 6 - ID Number: Enter your Kansas driver’s license number or nondriver’s identification card number. If you don't have either of these numbers, enter the last 4 digits of your social security number. If you don't have any of these numbers, write “NONE” in this space.
- Box 7 - Choice of Party: You must register with a party if you want to take part in that party’s primary election, caucus, or convention.
- Box 8 - Race or Ethnic Group: Leave blank.
- Print, date, and sign the form. If you do not have a printer, you can print the form out at any local library. If you do not have a stamp, you can buy one from any grocery store: just ask the cashier to sell you one.
- Mail your voter registration form to the mailing address below. For faster delivery, send the form directly to your local election office.
- Your voter registration form must be postmarked 21 days before Election Day
Double-check your Kansas voter registration status
If you can't remember if you're registered to vote, or you want to make sure your information is correct, you can check your Kansas registration using the Kansas voter registration lookup tool.
Need help registering to vote in Kansas?
Your local election office is responsible for running elections in your area. You should contact your local election office if you have questions about registering to vote. Mail your voter registration form to your local election office for faster processing.
State election office
This is the state-wide agency that is ultimately responsible for Kansas elections. You can mail your voter registration form to this address. For faster processing, mail your form to your local election office.
Secretary of State
1st Floor, Memorial Hall
120 SW 10th Ave.
Topeka, KS 66612‐1594