Kansas Voter’s Rights and Responsibilities
As a Kansas Elector, you have the right to:
- Ask questions
- Request a ballot if you are
- A United State citizen
- 18 years or older
- a Kansas resident
- registered to vote
- Vote a provisional ballot if your name is not on the voter registration list, you do not have acceptable identification, or if there is another question about your qualifications to vote.
- Vote in an accessible voting place, and receive assistance if needed.
- Review a sample ballot before voting.
- Receive a ballot if you are in line at the time the polls close.
- Obtain up to 2 replacement ballots if yours is mismarked or spoiled.
- Occupy the voting booth up to 5 minutes if others are waiting.
- Have your ballot count if it is cast legally and timely.
As a Kansas elector, you have the responsibility to:
- New for 2012! You must show a picture ID at the polling site when you go vote.
- New for 2012! Register to vote at least twenty one days before the election
- Respect the privacy and voting rights of others
- Read and follow instructions
- Follow all federal and state voting laws
- Follow voting procedures established by the county election officer and precinct elections board workers.
- Report illegal activities such as electioneering or denial of voting rights to the precinct election board, the county election officer or the secretary of state.
- Review your ballot before casting it to ensure it is complete and correct.
- Treat election workers and other voters with courtesy and respect.
- Be informed about the candidates and issues on the ballot.
- Keep your voter registration and address records current in the county election office.