Kansas - Open Primaries
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Primary Elections State By State

KANSAS

Kansas.gifPrimaries:

  • Democratic congressional and state primaries: mixed
  • Republican congressional and state primaries: mixed
  • Democratic Presidential primary: mixed
  • Republican Presidential primary: mixed

 

Primary Type Definitions

 

Registration:

  • Voters may or may not choose to affiliate with a political party, however, affiliation with a party is required to vote in primary elections.
  • 31% of Kansas voters are registered unaffiliated.

 

Details of voting in congressional and state primary elections:

  • Party members must vote on their party's primary ballot.
  • Unaffiliated voters may register with a party on primary day to vote in that party's primary. 
  • An unaffiliated voter may decide not to participate in either party's primary and will be allowed to vote on any nonpartisan questions on the ballot.