Last updated on August 2, 2016


You must provide your current Kansas drivers license number on your absentee ballot application. If you can't provide that number, then you need to include a copy of your photo ID with your application. You can find a list of acceptable forms of ID at

Kansas absentee ballot deadlines

Kansas absentee ballot rules

Any registered Kansas voter may apply for an absentee ballot and vote by mail.

Kansas absentee ballot directions

  1. Use our Absentee Ballot Tool to prepare your application.
  2. Sign and date the form. This is very important!
  3. Return your completed application to your Local Election Office as soon as possible. We’ll provide the mailing address for you.
  4. All Local Election Offices will accept mailed or hand-delivered forms. If it’s close to the deadline, call and see if your Local Election Office will let you fax or email the application.
  5. Make sure your application is received by the deadline. Your application must actually arrive by this time — simply being postmarked by the deadline is insufficient.
  6. Please contact your Local Election Office if you have any further questions about the exact process.

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