Voting, Elected Officials, Election Commission
Your Election Guide
Find out who our elected representatives are, how to contact them, and how to register to vote.
Vote in the next election
Generally, there are three ways to vote once you are a registered voter:
- In person - in advance
- By mail - in advance
- In person - at your local polling place
Avoid long lines at polling places by voting in advance. Find forms, polling places, phone numbers and more at the Sedgwick County Election Office's website
The next General Election Day
will be Nov. 7, 2017. The last day to register to vote in the General Election is Oct. 17. On Oct. 18, the Election Office will begin mailing advance voting ballots. Advance voting in person begins Oct. 23.
Download an election calendar for 2017 for all important dates.
Ask everyone to make a plan & a pledge to vote! People who have a plan (when, where, how to vote) and make a pledge or promise to vote are far more likely to actually do it. You earn bonus points for taking friends and family to the polls with you.
Info at at the Sedgwick County Election Office's website includes how to check your polling location and voter registration status, guidance regarding activities at or near Kansas polling places, and a sample ballot.
Have no clue about the location of your polling place? Sedgwick County has a cool tool. Click on the magnifying class and start typing in the street number for your house. Choose from the list the correct address for where you live (which is tied to your voter registration) and the polling place will be identified as well as a list of your representatives. It's a little clunky, so be patient. You can also call (316) 660-7100.
Register to Vote
Are you registered to vote? Do you want to change your party, your address, your name? Click on the image to the right or go to the Forms & Maps
section of our website for viewable and printable voter application forms.
Where to Vote
Registered to vote but not sure where to go to vote?
Go to Kansas VoterView to find out or call the SG Co. Election Office at 660-7100 for assistance.
General & State-specific Election Information
Find the facts about voting in your state at Vote411.org
Launched by the League of Women Voters Education Fund (LWVEF) in October of 2006, VOTE411.org is a "one-stop-shop" for election related information. It provides nonpartisan information to the public with both general and state-specific information on the following aspects of the election process:
- Absentee ballot information
- Ballot measure information (where applicable)
- Early voting options (where applicable)
- Election dates
- Factual data on candidates in various federal, state and local races
- General information on such topics as how to watch debates with a critical eye
- ID requirements
- Polling place locations
- Registration deadlines
- Voter qualifications
- Voter registration forms
- Voting machines
An important component of VOTE411.org is the polling place locator, which enables users to type in their address and retrieve the poll location for the voting precinct in which that address is located. The League has found that this is among the most sought after information in the immediate days leading up to, and on, Election Day.
The Wichita Eagle also has published a Voter Guide:
ABOUT THE VOTER GUIDE
The Wichita Eagle invited candidates in key area races to respond to questions about issues. You can compare the candidates and their responses side by side, and create your own printable or e-mailable ballot. The responses are largely unedited and presented as the candidates sent them to us.
State of KS Election Information
Where to Vote
Sedgwick County Election Office Important Info
Sedgwick County Advance Voting
Things to Know about Your Government - a printable brochure
Things to Know About Your Government
is a brochure published by the League of Women Voters, Wichita-Metro. It lists local, state, and national government officials and representatives, and their contact information. It is intended to be printed on legal size (8.5" x 14") paper.
You can use the Adobe Acrobat Reader to view and print this file. If it is not currently installed on your computer, a free copy of Adobe Acrobat Reader is downloadable from Adobe.
Print "Things to Know about Your Government" and keep it by your phone so you can contact your government officials on issues of current concern. Remember, they work for you.
How to Contact Your Local Elected Officials
Click here to find out who holds an current
office currently in Sedgwick County in Kansas.
The Wichita-area officals can also be found here.
You can find your state legislator through the Kansas legislature's website or through the University of Kansas
How to Contact your National Elected Officials
- Senator Jerry Moran - (R - KS)
SRC4 Russell Senate Office Bldg.
Washington, D.C. 20510
email: Senator Jerry Moran
- Senator Pat Roberts - (R - KS)
109 HART SENATE OFFICE BUILDING WASHINGTON DC 20510
email: Senator Pat Roberts
- Representative Ron Estes
107 Cannon HOB
Washington, DC 20515
Phone: (202) 225-6216
Fax: (202) 225-3489
email: To e-mail, sign onto website.
- For other states or other Congressional districts in Kansas go to: