Election Rules

State Primary Election Date: August 4

General Election Voter Registration Deadline: October 13

Kansas’ Safe at Home program provides survivors of domestic violence, sexual assault, trafficking, and stalking a confidential address for voter registration. Learn more here.

Restoration of Voting Rights After Felony Convictions: The right to vote is automatically restored for felons following the completion of their parole or probation.

ID Requirements for Voting: Photo ID required, if ID is not shown then the voter can cast a provisional ballot and must present ID before the canvass board meets.

Early Voting: Early voting for the 2020 Election will take place from October 14 – November 2

Absentee Voting: Any registered Kansas voter can request an absentee ballot. The application must be mailed back to the county board of elections at least 7 days before the election. Download the application here.

Gender Gaps in Representation

Kansas is one of nine states with a woman governor (Laura Kelly, D). Kansas ranks 28th in the country for women’s representation in the State Legislature.

Kansas Congressional Delegation

Kansas State Legislature

Voter Turnout

Kansas men had lower voter turnout than the United States overall in the 2016 Elections, but women had higher voter turnout than the overall.

Percent Voter Turnout by Gender

Percent Voter Turnout by Race

Other races not shown due to population size