How to Vote


Voting is the best way to ensure your voice is heard and your community is represented in your government. This is what you need to know.

Questions about voting by mail?
We have the answers! See our Vote By Mail FAQ.

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x REGISTER TO VOTE (Deadline has passed for 2020)

Go to and make sure you’re registered to vote. It’s an online form. No need to print anything.



New in 2020, many counties mailed applications to voters for mail-in-ballots. If you filled it out and turned it back in, your ballot will be sent to you starting on October 14.

Can’t remember if you filled it out? Check your application status (available in Oct.) to see if your application was processed.

Deadline has passed to order an advance ballot for 2020! If you’re not already signed up, you can get on the list to receive a mail-in-ballot by filling out a simple form at, no printer required!

If you’re worried about your mail-in-ballot getting back in time, you have a couple of options. You can drop off your ballots at any early voting location, at a designated “drop box,” at your County Clerk or Election Office Office between the dates 10/14 and 11/3, or at your polling place on Election Day. Find a list of all those locations and addresses starting on October 14, at



Go to to see who is on your ballot, research them, find your polling location, make a voting plan, and get reminders to vote.



Some people think their vote in Kansas doesn’t matter in a presidential election, but don’t forget there are important state and local races on the ballot! Note these important dates:

October 13 Last day to register to vote for the General Election
October 14 Early voting begins
November 3 Election Day!



If you aren’t voting by mail there are lots of options for voting early in person, including weekend hours in many counties.

Check on 10/14 to see a list of early voting locations. And of course, the polls will be open until 7 p.m. on Election Day!



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