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2020 General Election
Posted on October 12, 2020 at 8:26 AM by Nikki Hansen
November 3rd General Election
is coming up fast, are you ready? Here are some resources and information to help you cast your ballot whether by mail, at your local election office, or at the polls.
Registering to Vote
The deadline to register to vote in the General Election is
October 13, 2020
register to vote online
at the Kansas Secretary of State's website or fill out a
For more information about voter registration or Kansas elections in general, please visit the KS Secretary of State's
Advance voting in-person and by mail begins
October 14, 2020
. The deadline to request an advance ballot for the General Election is
October 27, 2020
To request an
advance ballot by mail
, fill out and mail or return an application to your l
ocal election office
You can also check your registration status, track your ballot status, and view a sample ballot at the Kansas Secretary of State's
Going to the Polls
to find your polling place. Polls are open from 7:00 AM to 7:00 PM.
Kansas requires voters to show photographic identification when casting a vote in person. The Kansas Secretary of State's office provides information about what are
acceptable forms of identification
. The page says that an acceptable ID must not have expired at the time of voting, however recently issued
voters may use driver's licenses or ID cards that have expired after March 12, 2020 as valid voter identification for the General Election.
Kansas law provides for a leave allowance for employees to vote. The specific details can be found in
The Kansas Secretary of State's Election Division can be found at https://sos.ks.gov/elections/elections.html or contacted by phone at
And as always, please contact the State Library of Kansas with your questions about the Kansas Legislature, state and federal elections, candidates and more.
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