Kansas Board Of Elections

Find Kansas board of elections, elections departments, commissioners, and supervisors, board of registrars, and registrar of voters. Boards of elections provide information on voter registration, voting results, absentee voting, and primary elections.

Boards Of Elections by County

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What does a Board of Elections do?

A board of elections helps eligible citizens vote by overseeing voter registration and polling locations. The board monitors fairness in elections. The board maintains and updates voter registration records, and records election-related data. It also monitors campaign funding, and enforces election laws. The board of elections also trains local poll supervisors.

The board distributes the ballot forms used for casting absentee votes. It's responsible for keeping accurate records about registered voters and elections. The board manages elections calendars and distributes maps and directions showing the polling places. The board updates, maintains, and services voting machines and other polling equipment. It also provides information to prospective candidates for office. A board of elections is overseen by elected officials, and operates with hired employees as well as volunteers.

Commonly asked questions about a Board of Elections

How do I register to vote?

Each state has its own procedure for registering voters. State board of elections websites provide complete information.

When and where do I vote?

General elections are held on the first Tuesday of November. Your state board of elections website has detailed information about locations and hours for voting. By entering your zip code, you can learn the locations of nearby polling places. If you're voting by mail, you'll need to mail your ballot before the date printed on it.

Some elections are held at other times of the year, usually in the spring. The board of elections website will have all the information you need to vote in every election held in your community.

How do I know who is running for office?

The board is required to provide information about candidates long before the election. You can find this information on your local board of elections website. If you have questions, you're are encouraged to contact the board in your area.