League sponsors candidate forums for state offices

“Your Choice 2018: Kansas Gubernatorial Candidates” aired on KTWU in Topeka on Friday, Oct. 12. Watch it here.

“Your Choice 2018: Second Congressional District” will air Monday, October 22, at 8 p.m. on KTWU.

Are you sure you’re registered to vote?

Check your registration status at ksvotes.org. You can also register to vote or update your registration at the same website. (The deadline to register to vote for the General Election was October 16).

Voting information can be found on the LWVK Voting in Kansas page.

The deadline to register to vote for the November 6 General Election was Tuesday, October 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 VOTE411.org or your County Election office.

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.

 

 


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.

 


 

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Centennial T-shirts available now!

In 2020, both the 19th amendment and the League of Women Voters celebrate centennials.

In addition to making a fashion statement, your new shirt will help League reach a bigger audience and direct them to lwvk.org for information about statewide events, February through August 2020.

Show your pride and help us build our 2020 celebration fund.

Screen-printed in Kansas: Purchase your t-shirt today!

 

 

Kansas Coalition for Citizen Participation

Logo for 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.

 


 

 

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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.