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Make your plan to vote safely in Kansas

Nobody should have to risk their health to cast their ballot.

Due to the COVID-19 pandemic and delays with the U.S. Postal Service, here are our recommendations for voting safely while making sure your vote is counted!

Election Information

General Election: Tuesday, Nov. 3

Kansas voter registration deadline: Tuesday, Oct. 13

Deadline to request a ballot by mail: Tuesday, Oct. 27

The early voting period runs from Wednesday, Oct. 14 to Monday, Nov. 2.

More information below.

How to Vote in Kansas

How to Vote in Kansas

Not sure where to start? We’ve got you. Here’s how to make a step-by-step plan to vote in the 2020 Election.

MAKE YOUR PLAN TO VOTE

Vote Absentee by Mail 
  1. Request your absentee ballotASAP. The deadline to request a ballot by mail is (received by) Tuesday, Oct. 27.
  2. When your ballot arrives, read it carefully and follow the instructions to complete it and return it.
  3. You can find ballot tracking information here.
Vote Early In Person
  1. The safest way to vote in person is before November 3.
  2. The early voting period runs from Wednesday, Oct. 14 to Monday, Nov. 2, but dates and hours may vary based on where you live. Find your County Election Board office here
  3. You will need to show photo ID to vote in Kansas. Acceptable forms include: a driver's license or non-driver's ID card issued by Kansas or by another state; a concealed carry handgun license; US passport; government employee badge or ID; military ID; student ID from an accredited postsecondary institution of education in Kansas; government-issued public assistance ID; or Indian tribal ID. Persons age 65 or older may use expired photo ID documents.

    • If you are unable to provide ID, you will be able to vote a provisional ballot and provide your ID to the county prior to the county canvass (7-10 days after the election) in order for it to be counted.

  4. If you have any issues, contact the nonpartisan Election Protection Hotline at 866-OUR-VOTE — save this number in your phone ahead of time just in case!
Vote on Election Day
  1. Find your polling place.
  2. Decide what time you're going. Polls are open from 7:00 a.m. through 7:00 p.m. on November 3.
  3. Decide how you're going to get there. Will you walk, bike, drive, or take public transportation?
  4. Bring an ID and wear a mask.
  5. If you are in line by 7:00 p.m., stay in line. You have the right to vote!
  6. If you have any issues, contact the nonpartisan Election Protection Hotline at 866-OUR-VOTE — save this number in your phone ahead of time just in case!

VOTER TOOLS

Check Your Registration Status

Make sure your voter registration is up to date.

CHECK MY REGISTRATION

Get an Absentee Ballot

Get your absentee ballot request form.

REQUEST MY BALLOT

Find Your Sample Ballot

View what will be on your ballot this election. 

Find Your ballot

Find Your Polling Place

Make sure you're at the right spot so your vote is counted.

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Endorsements

See the candidates Planned Parenthood Great Plains Votes has endorsed in Kansas. 

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