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Exercise your right to vote
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To the editor,

Election day for local government and school board races is Tuesday, Nov. 7. Many decisions profoundly affecting our lives will be made by those we choose by our vote.

The Voter Registration deadline is Oct. 17. You can register to vote at or contact your County Election Office or County Clerk.

Learn about your candidates through the newspaper, online, and at candidate forums. Find your polling place and read candidates’ answers to non-partisan questions posed by the League of Women Voters at

Call your Election Office or County Clerk to get a Mail-in Ballot or apply online You can mail your ballot or hand carry it in. Also, check about Advance Voting hours beginning Oct. 18.

Have your government-issued Photo ID when you go to vote. For a list of acceptable IDs, visit To get a free Kansas photo ID, go to

If you do not have your ID with you at the polls or are not on the voter rolls as registered, you must be offered a Provisional Ballot. Contact your Election Office immediately after Nov. 7 to see what you can do to increase the chances of your Provisional Ballot being counted.

Make a plan now to exercise your right to vote!

Martha Pint  

President of the League of Women Voters of Kansas