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Kansas Secure and Fair Elections (SAFE) Act

ID Required for Every Voter

Beginning in January 2012, every voter must show photo ID when voting. A voter requesting a ballot by mail must either write his or her driver's license number on theapplication or send a copy of a photo ID to get a ballot
 
A VOTER AGE 65 OR OLDER MAY USE AN EXPIRED DOCUMENT
 
Certain individuals are exempt from the ID requirements:
·        Permanent Advance Voters (voters with illnesses or disabilities)
·        Overseas Military Voters and their spouses and dependents
·        Voters with religious objections who sign declarations
 
 
Valid Photographic Identification Documents
·        Driver's license or ID card issued by Kansas or by another state
·        U.S. passport
·        Student ID card from an accredited postsecondary education institution in Kansas
·        U.S. military ID
·        Employee badge or identification document issued by a government office
·        Concealed carry of handgun license issued by Kansas or by another state
·        Public assistance identification card issued by a government office