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Voter Registration

Monthly Totals

Note: These figures do not include registered voters affiliated with parties who have not achieved major party status as determined by state law. These figures do not include voter registrations that have been received by county election officials but not yet processed. The information above is subject to changes with individual voter registration changes.

2024 Monthly Totals

Monthly Voter Registration Totals
Date Republican Democratic Libertarian No Labels Kansas Unaffiliated Total
01/2024 870,291 505,520 24098 0 559,751 1,959,660
02/2024 871,136 504,452 24,129 1 561,674 1,961,392
03/2024 872,303 503,962 24,146 16 563,369 1,963,796

2023 Monthly Totals

Monthly Voter Registration Totals
Date Republican Democratic Libertarian Unaffiliated Total
01/2023 878,671 516,160 24,060 541,345 1,960,236
02/2023 874,463 512,564 23,891 537,392 1,948,310
03/2023 873,857 512,135 23,953 538,916 1,948,861
04/2023 872,470 511,042 23,947 540,220 1,947,679
05/2023 871,634 510,398 23,959 541,804 1,947,795
06/2023 871,924 510,270 24,014 544,574 1,950,782
07/2023 870,859 509,489 24,033 546,059 1,950,440
08/2023 870,168 508,877 24,057 546,888 1,949,990
09/2023 869,080 506,958 24,046 548,630 1,948,714
10/2023 867,805 506,530 24,059 552,584 1,950,978
11/2023 869,391 506,640 24,088 554,236 1,954,355
12/2023 870,153 506,302 24,159 556,996 1,957,610

2022 Monthly Totals

Monthly Voter Registration Totals
Date Republican Democratic Libertarian Unaffiliated Total
01/2022 852,000 495,760 21,453 546,161 1,915,374
02/2022 851,036 494,847 21,513 547,815 1,915,211
03/2022 850,227 494,021 21,544 549,061 1,914,853
04/2022 850,433 493,590 21,652 551,920 1,917,595
05/2022 850,464 493,489 21,759 554,044 1,919,756
06/2022 850,553 493,661 21,891 556,542 1,922,647
07/2022 851,882 495,574 22,207 560,309 1,929,972
08/2022 858,429 503,746 23,053 565,871 1,951,099
09/2022 874,446 518,651 21,164 543,315 1,957,576
10/2022 883,959 523,346 24,179 543,706 1,975,190
11/2022 883,988 523,317 24,230 544,000 1,975,535
12/2022 884,969 523,338 24,323 546,374 1,979,004

2021 Monthly Totals

Monthly Voter Registration Totals
Date Republican Democratic Libertarian Unaffiliated Total
01/2021 874,555 509,955 21,178 536,468 1,942,156
02/2021 871,817 508,808 21,297 537,698 1,939,620
03/2021 857,940 500,483 20,810 527,672 1,906,905
04/2021 856,396 499,835 20,841 528,425 1,905,497
05/2021 856,026 499,699 20,925 530,240 1,906,890
06/2021 855,102 499,319 20,981 531,433 1,906,835
07/2021 853,355 497,856 20,957 530,954 1,903,122
08/2021 853,188 497,603 21,009 532,866 1,904,666
09/2021 852,648 497,603 21,091 535,845 1,907,187
10/2021 852,453 497,207 21,177 538,359 1,909,196
11/2021 852,003 496,591 21,252 540,471 1,910,317
12/2021 852,419 496,319 21,371 543,820 1,913,929

County Totals

Note: These figures do not include registered voters affiliated with parties who have not achieved major party status as determined by state law. These figures do not include voter registrations that have been received by county election officials but not yet processed. The information above is subject to changes with individual voter registration changes.

Note: K.S.A. 25-433 defines an inactive voter as a registered voter who, based on information provided by the postal service, appears to have moved to a residence address outside the county in which the voter is currently registered and who has been mailed a confirmation notice as described in subparagraph (4) of subsection (e) of K.S.A. 25-2316c, and amendments thereto, or because a "Forwarding Order Expired" or "Moved — No Forwarding Address" notice was received from the post office.

2024 County Totals

March 2024 Voter Registration Numbers by County

March 2024 Percentage of Inactive Voters by County

February 2024 Voter Registration Numbers by County

February 2024 Percentage of Inactive Voters by County

January 2024 Voter Registration Numbers by County

January 2024 Percentage of Inactive Voters by County

2023 County Totals

January 2023 Voter Registration Numbers by County

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November 2023 Percentage of Inactive Voters by County

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December 2023 Percentage of Inactive Voters by County

2022 County Totals

January 2022 Voter Registration Numbers by County

January 2022 Percentage of Inactive Voters by County

February 2022 Voter Registration Numbers by County

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August 2022 Voter Registration Numbers by County

August 2022 Percentage of Inactive Voters by County

September 2022 Voter Registration Numbers by County

October 2022 Voter Registration Numbers by County

November 2022 Voter Registration Numbers by County

December 2022 Voter Registration Numbers by County

2021 County Totals

June 2021 Voter Registration Numbers by County

June 2021 Inactive Registrants by County

June 2021 Percentage of Inactive Voters by County

July 2021 Voter Registration Numbers by County

July 2021 Percentage of Inactive Voters by County

August 2021 Voter Registration Numbers by County

August 2021 Percentage of Inactive Voters by County

September 2021 Voter Registration Numbers by County

September 2021 Percentage of Inactive Voters by County

October 2021 Voter Registration Numbers by County

November 2021 Voter Registration Numbers by County

November 2021 Percentage of Inactive Voters by County

December 2021 Voter Registration Numbers by County

December 2021 Percentage of Inactive Voters by County

Yearly Totals

Note: These figures do not include registered voters affiliated with parties who have not achieved major party status as determined by state law. These figures do not include voter registrations that have been received by county election officials but not yet processed. The information above is subject to changes with individual voter registration changes.

Affiliated Voters by Party
Year Republican Democratic Libertarian Unaffiliated
2010 766,422 460,243 10,088 486,979
2012 790,345 446,237 11,373 522,096
2014 777,771 426,970 12,993 527,132
2016 807,912 450,265 15,556 544,194
2018 817,713 463,114 17,618 543,403
2020 872,514 512,260 20,825 531,856

Note: These figures do not include registered voters affiliated with parties who have not achieved major party status as determined by state law. These figures do not include voter registrations that have been received by county election officials but not yet processed. The information above is subject to changes with individual voter registration changes.

Registered Voters
Year Registered Voters
2010 1,725,012
2012 1,771,252
2014 1,744,866
2016 1,817,920
2018 1,841,776
2020 1,937,455
General Election Turnout
Year Registered Voters Participating Voters Non-Participating Voters Turnout
2010 1,725,012 857,631 867,381 49.7%
2012 1,771,252 1,182,771 588,481 66.8%
2014 1,774,866 887,023 857,843 50.8%
2016 1,817,920 1,225,667 592,253 67.4%
2018 1,841,776 1,039,085 802,691 56.4%
2020 1,938,560 1,375,125 563,435 70.9%
Primary Election Turnout
Year Registered Voters Participating Voters Non-Participating Voters Turnout
2010 1,706,900 429,344 1,277,556 25.2%
2012 1,719,469 398,367 1,321,102 23.2%
2014 1,735,395 350,699 1,384,696 20.2%
2016 1,749,640 386,527 1,363,113 23.5%
2018 1,801,023 457,598 1,343,425 27.1%
2020 1,861,264 636,032 1,225,232 34.2%
General Election - Ballot Type
2016 2018 2020
Advance by Mail Ballots 173,457 152,267 459,229
Advance In-Person Ballots 332,007 249,464 371,854
Election Day Ballots 720,203 637,354 544,042
Total 1,225,667 1,039,085 1,375,125

Note: Kansas historically has a higher percentage of provisional ballots compared to all ballots cast than other states because Kansas state law allows a provisional ballot to be cast for any reason.

Note: K.S.A. 25-409 and -414 require the election judge to issue to any person offering to vote, whom the judge shall suspect not to be qualified as an elector a provisional ballot. Reasons can include voter not on registration list, voter name change, voter change of address, voter offered to vote in person after requesting an advance mail ballot, and others.

Provisional Ballots Cast - General Election
2016 2018 2020
40,872 29,043 45,671
Primary Election - Ballot Type
2016 2018 2020
Advance by Mail Ballots 36,532 30,169 261,180
Advance In-Person Ballots 28,452 40,406 51,664
Election Day Ballots 321,537 387,023 323,188
Total 386,521 457,598 636,032

Note: Kansas historically has a higher percentage of provisional ballots compared to all ballots cast than other states because Kansas state law allows a provisional ballot to be cast for any reason.

Note: K.S.A. 25-409 and -414 require the election judge to issue to any person offering to vote, whom the judge shall suspect not to be qualified as an elector a provisional ballot. Reasons can include voter not on registration list, voter name change, voter change of address, voter offered to vote in person after requesting an advance mail ballot, and others.

Provisional Ballots Cast - Primary Election
2016 2018 2020
9,246 9,662 16,037

Advance In-Person

Advance In-Person Ballots
Year Primary Election General Election
2016 45,663 332,007
2018 59,280 249,464
2020 50,635 371,854

Note: 2020 was the first election cycle where advance ballots (in-person and mail ballot) were tracked by party affiliation.

Ballots by Party - General Election
Year Republican Democratic Libertarian Unaffiliated Total Cast
2020 211,142 81,934 3,489 75,288 371,853

Note: 2020 was the first election cycle where advance ballots (in-person and mail ballot) were tracked by party affiliation.

Ballots by Party - Primary Election
Year Republican Democratic Libertarian Unaffiliated Total Cast
2020 38,898 10,390 9 1,338 50,635

Advance By Mail - Total

Note: Kansas law has allowed voters to request an advance by mail ballot without requiring a reason since 1996. Voters with a permanent illness or disability may request permanent advance by mail ballot status by contacting their county election office.

General Election Advance by Mail Ballot Sent
Year Total Sent Returned Ballots Unreturned Ballots Return Rate
2016 202,138 173,457 28,681 85.8%
2018 194,505 152,267 42,238 78.2%
2020 509,486 459,229 50,257 90.1%

Note: Kansas law has allowed voters to request an advance by mail ballot without requiring a reason since 1996. Voters with a permanent illness or disability may request permanent advance by mail ballot status by contacting their county election office.

Primary Election Advance by Mail Ballot Sent
Year Total Sent Returned Ballots Unreturned Ballots Return Rate
2016 54,302 36,532 17,770 67.3%
2018 51,455 30,169 21,286 58.6%
2020 315,095 261,182 53,913 82.9%

Advance By Mail - Party

Note: 2020 was the first election cycle where advance ballots (in-person and mail ballot) were tracked by party affiliation.

General Election Ballots by Party - Sent
Year Republican Democratic Libertarian Unaffiliated Total
2020 191,395 231,598 2,627 83,721 509,341
General Election Ballots by Party - Returned
Year Republican Democratic Libertarian Unaffiliated Total
2020 173,978 211,799 2,164 71,283 459,224

Note: 2020 was the first election cycle where advance ballots (in-person and mail ballot) were tracked by party affiliation.

Primary Election Ballots by Party - Sent
Year Republican Democratic Libertarian Unaffiliated Total
2020 155,518 157,385 39 2,137 315,079
Primary Election Ballots by Party - Returned
Year Republican Democratic Libertarian Unaffiliated Total
2020 130,999 129,406 14 763 261,182