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Voice for Citizens
- A Force for Change
Serving the Citizens of Kansas
Welcome to the League of Women Voters of Kansas.
We are a non-partisan, grassroots, volunteer and political organization with eight local Leagues across the state. For 93 years, we have encouraged the informed and active participation of citizens in government and have influenced public policy through education and advocacy. As a non-partisan organization, the League of Women Voters welcome you to our web site.
On May 20, 2016, it was announced that voter registrations at the Kansas Department of Motor Vehicles, both prior to that day and henceforth, will be checked against DMV documents. Persons registering to vote at the DMV will no longer be put on suspense lists and purged if the DMV has matching documents to support their citizenship. It
is our understanding that those registering to vote elsewhere will still be required to produce documentary proof of citizenship. We will notify members if we receive further information. 5/21/2016
YouTube Video—Your Right to Vote; Kansas Campus Initiative
This video gives detailed instructions on how to register to vote in the state of Kansas. This is to be used in the classroom and beyond. For the full teaching module please contact firstname.lastname@example.org. Time: 11:22 min./Published 1/12/2016 Video isalso in Spanish. Time: 15:09 min./Published 5/19/2016
KS toll free legislative hotline: 1-800-432-3924 Kansas residents can ask questions about legislation, legislative procedure, state government. Calls are answered by experienced reference/research librarians at the State Library of Kansas and kept confidential. Lines are open weekdays, 8 a.m.-5 p.m.
In addition to calling the hotline, residents can text questions to 785-256-0733 (standard text message rates may apply), instant message at www.kslib.info/ask-a-librarian, or visit the State Library. The State Library is located in the north wing, on the third floor of the Kansas Capitol Building.
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.
Who are our members?We are active, curious, socially conscious
and involved women and men in over 1,000 local Leagues in 50 states,
Washington D.C., Puerto Rico and the Virgin Islands.
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 of eligible voting age.