Make sure you are registered!
In 2018, Kansas voters will elect candidates to the offices of Governor, Lieutenant Governor, Secretary of State, Attorney General, Secretary of State, State Treasurer, Commissioner of Insurance, Dist. 13 State Senator, all 125 state representatives, State Board of Education (seats 1, 3, 5, 7, 9), 7 Kansas Court of Appeals Judges, District Court Judges (46 retained, 27 elected), District Magistrate Judges (18 retained, 3 elected), and all four U.S. Representatives.
The deadline to register to vote for the Aug. 7 Primary Election is Tuesday, July 17. Check your registration status at ksvotes.org. You also register to vote or update your registration at the same website. Deadline to register for the Nov. 6 General Election is Tuesday, Oct. 16. You can learn who is on the ballot in your area by checking with your County Election office. Filing deadline is June 1 so the list won’t be complete until then, but some Kansas counties list candidates as they file.
After July 1, you will be able to find information on Kansas candidates for office via VOTE411.org.
Kansas Coalition for Citizen Participation
The Kansas Coalition for Citizen Participation is mobilizing support for policies that will improve the administration of elections in Kansas, protect democracy, enhance civic health, and dramatically increase the number of citizens who participate in elections and in their communities. As a founding member of the Kansas Coalition for Citizen Participation, LWVK promotes and publicizes their events and training opportunities among its members and encourages everyone to learn more. As new events are planned, LWVK will list them here.
About LWV Kansas
- The League of Women Voters of Kansas is a grassroots, volunteer, political organization with nine local Leagues across the state. For nearly 100 years, LWVK has encouraged the informed and active participation of citizens in government and has influenced public policy through education and advocacy. The League never endorses candidates or political parties.
- You can make a difference! Now is the time to join a local League of Women Voters and start making a difference in your community. League membership is open to all women and men 16 years of age.
What does the League do?
- We educate citizens about issues, legislation and candidates.
- We encourage individual participation in the political process.
- We inform through in-depth, objective study.
- We monitor local, state and national government bodies and activities.
- We register voters.
- We sponsor candidate debates and public issue forums.