The League of Women Voters of Kansas is announcing the launch of the nonpartisan election resource www.vote411.org. This “one-stop-shop” for statewide election information provides simple, helpful tools to help Kansas voters navigate the voting process. VOTE411.org provides candidates’ answers to questions, voter registration tools, polling place information, and other helpful Election Day tips. By entering their address, citizens can see which races and candidates will be on their ballot, and read candidates’ answers to questions about issues of concern in their community. Read the rest of the press release.
Make sure you are registered!
Check your registration status at ksvotes.org. You can also register to vote or update your registration at the same website.
Need more information about how to register to vote? Go to the Registering to Vote page for complete details and FAQs. LWVK’s current recommendation regarding proof of citizenship documents is listed there, as well as on the right-hand side of this page.
- The deadline to register to vote for the Aug. 7 Primary Election is Tuesday, July 17. Deadline to register for the Nov. 6 General Election is Tuesday, Oct. 16.
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.
You can learn who is on the ballot in your area by checking with your County Election office. Filing deadline was June 1.
After July 1, you will be able to find information on Kansas candidates for office via VOTE411.org.
League of Women Voters Marks Victory in Federal Court Voting Rights Case
The decision to become plaintiffs in a suit against the Kansas documentary proof of citizenship law, devised by the Kansas Secretary of State and passed by the Kansas Legislature in 2011, drew the League of Women Voters of Kansas (LWVK) into a historical fight for democracy. Read the entire press release.
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.