Toll Free. 877.530.7194
510 N. Main, #101
Wichita, KS 67203
Monday-Friday 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.
The Election Office strives to make voting easy for voters. Here is
how to become a voter and keep your registration current so voting in future
elections stays simple.
This notice covers persons who have applied to register to vote and have not yet provided proof of citizenship. Due to recent court rulings, if you have
applied to register to vote at a Kansas Division of Motor Vehicles office or if you have applied to register to vote using the “Federal Form” voter
registration application (as opposed to the standard ‘state form’) and have not yet provided proof of citizenship, you are registered to vote for the November 8, 2016,
general election. Your name will appear on the poll book for your voting location and you will be given a standard ballot.
There is nothing further you need to provide subject only to further official notice.
If you have questions concerning your eligibility or this notice you may contact your local county election office or the Secretary of State’s office at (800) 262-8683.
Step 1: Register to Vote.
To vote, you must register with the Election Office, be a United States
citizen, and be at least 18 years old by the next general election.
You can register to vote
for the first time or change your current registration information online.
To register to vote online, you must have a valid Kansas driver’s license or
non-driver’s identification card. If you do not have either of these documents,
you may register to vote using a
Kansas Voter Registration Application and submit it to the
Election Office. Applications are available at the Election Office and
Outposts. Registration is open except for the 21 days before
Election Day in the district where an election is held.
You must re-register each time you change your name,
address, or party affiliation for voting.
When you register, you can affiliate with a party or be unaffiliated.
During partisan primary elections, unaffiliated voters may affiliate when
Step 2: Vote in the next election!
You have three convenient Voting Options
to choose from in Sedgwick County.
Step 3: Keep your registration information current.
Keep voting simple for you by keeping your registration information current.
Re-register if you move, change your name, or want to change your party
How to register as a UOCAVA Voter:
To register, use the online assistant above or
Post Card Application (FPCA). Acrobat Reader may be required to view
this application. If you are unable to access this form, please
call our office at (316) 660-7100 and we will email, mail or fax the
application to you.
To successfully vote absentee, UOCAVA citizens
Need more information?
Contact the Sedgwick County Election Office
Advance Voting Specialist.
For security purposes, the Sedgwick County
website is only accessible to viewers in the United States. Please use
to access voting information while you are overseas.
You have three convenient voting options to choose from in Sedgwick County:
Vote Early by Mail
To vote by mail, complete an
Advance Voting Application and mail or fax it to the Election Office.
We start mailing ballots 20 days before Election Day. The voted ballot
must be returned to the Election Office by 7 p.m. on Election Day.
Military and overseas voters can vote in federal elections by submitting to
the Election Office a completed
Post Card Application. This allows a ballot to be mailed 45 days
before the election so it can be returned by Election Day.
Vote Early in Person
Go to the Advance Vote Center most convenient for you. They will check
you in by computer. You can vote on a voting machine or by paper ballot.
The Election Office begins in-person advance voting 13 days before the
election and continues until 12 Noon the Monday before Election Day.
Additional available sites are open Thursday – Saturday the week before
Election Day for local elections, or Tuesday – Saturday for large county-wide
Who is eligible for advance voting?
registered voter who wishes to vote in advance of election day is eligible
and may apply for an advanced voting ballot. Advance voting begins 20 days
before an election. Ballots will be
issued until noon the day before elections; however, advance by mail ballots
turned in before polls close on Election Day at 7 pm.
What do I need in order to vote in advance?
A signed application is required before an advance ballot can be
Applications for elections can be mailed to the Sedgwick County
Election Office, 510 N. Main, Suite 101, Wichita, KS 67203 beginning with these
Where can I get an advance voting application?
advance voting application or call the Sedgwick County Election Office at
660-7100 to request one. Voters can vote in person in advance 13 days before
the scheduled election date at the Sedgwick County Election Office or during
Early voting hours at one of 15 satellite
voting locations the Thursday-Saturday prior to the scheduled election date
(Tuesday-Saturday prior to November General Elections).
Where do I send my advance voting application?
Signed applications should be mailed to the Election Office at
510 N. Main Street, Suite 101, Wichita, KS 67203.
Where can I get my advance ballot?
Beginning 20 days before the election, an advance ballot will be
mailed to one of three locations, specified by the voter:
Voter’s residential address or mailing address
Voter’s temporary residential address
Medical care facility, psychiatric hospital,
hospice or adult care home where the voter resides
A voter can also apply and can vote in advance 13 days before
the scheduled election in designated locations.
NOTE: The ballot must be voted in secrecy and returned to
the Sedgwick County Election Office by the time the polls close on election day.
Is there a number I can call with questions?
For 24-hour voter information call 660-7120.
*Note: For additional information regarding Advance Voting
for individuals who live abroad, visit
In the following situations, a person voter will be required to vote
provisionally. The voter will complete a voter registration application,
and then be given a provisional (paper) ballot instead of voting on a machine:
A person voting a provisional ballot will also be handed an
envelope to fill out and then seal the ballot inside. The sealed envelope
will be held by election officials pending a determination, as provided by law,
of the voter’s qualifications to vote.
Change of Name or Address
If a registered voter changes his or her name or moves, the
voter must re-register. The two options available are:
To find your assigned Polling Place check your voter card, call us at (316)
660-7100, or use this VoterView
Polling Places are open for voting on Election Day from 6 a.m. to 7 p.m.
Both machine voting and paper ballot voting options are available.
A voter may request assistance in voting for any reason, including
but not limited to:
Lack of proficiency in reading the English language
*Note: All voting machines in Sedgwick
County are equipped an audio ballot feature for accessibility. If you require an
audio ballot, please ask an election worker.
Mission: To assure quality public services that provide for the present and future well-being of the citizens of Sedgwick County.
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