Sunday, May 20, 2018

Got Photo ID?

Starting January 1, 2012, Kansas voters must show photographic identification when casting a vote in person.

Acceptable forms of photo ID are:

- A driver's license or non-dirver's identification card issed by Kansas or by another state or districtof the United States

- A conealed carry of handgun license issued by Kansas or another state or district of the United States

- A United States passport

- An employee badge or identification document issued by a municipal, county,state, or federal government office

- A military identificationdocument issued by the United States

- A student identification document issued by the United States

- A public assistance identification card issued by a municipal, county, state or federal government office

- An identification card issued by an Indian tribe

Voter Registration applications are available by contacting the Wabaunsee County Clerk/Election Office 785-765-2421, or downloading the application from the Kansas Secretary of State's Website,

Requirements Include:

  • U.S. Citizen
  • State of Kansas Resident
  • 18 years of age
  • Civil rights restored following a conviction of a felony


Return your completed application to the Wabaunsee County Clerk/Election office.  The application must be postmarked by the 15th day before an election in order to be eligible to vote in that election.

You will receive a notice when your application has been processed.

County Clerk

215 Kansas, PO Box 278 
Alma, KS 66401 

Phone: 785-765-2421
Fax: 785-765-3704



Open Monday thru Friday 

8 am to 4:30 pm

Offices are open through the noon hour

Voter View

You can now view your ballot online, prior to the election. You can also get information regarding your voter registration and voting history.


Proof of U.S. Citizenship

As of January 1, 2013

Any person registering to vote in Kansas for the first time is required to provide evidence of U.S. citizenship.  If a voter does not provide a citizenship document when you complete your voter registration application, the voter must submit it to the county election office. 

Valid Citizenship Documents

  • Birth certificate that verifies U.S. citizenship
  • U.S. passport (may be expired)
  • U.S. naturalization document or the number of the certificate of naturalization
  • Bureau of Indian Affairs card number, tribal treaty number or tribal enrollment number
  • U.S. hospital record of birth indicating place of birth in the U.S.
  • U.S. military record of service showing applicant's place of birth in the U.S.
  • Final adoption decree showing the applicant's name and U.S. birthplace
  • U.S. citizenship document issued pursuant to the Immigration and Nationality Act of 1952
  • Consular report of birth abroad of a U.S. citizen
  • Certificate of citizenship issued by the U.S. Bureau of Citizenship and Immigration Services
  • Certification of report of birth issued by the U.S. Department of State

More information and a complete list of documents available at  Or you may contact your county election office at 785-765-2421 or call the Secretary of State's office at 1-800-262-8683.

Polling Locations

Alma Precinct- American Legion Hall- 502 Missouri, Alma
Alta Vista Precinct- Alta Vista A.F & A.M Masonic Lodge- 705 Main St, Alta Vista
Eskridge Precinct- Eskridge Prairie Wind Apartments-201 N Cedar St, Eskridge
Farmer Precinct- American Legion Hall- 502 Missouri, Alma
Kaw Precinct- Paxico Senior Citizens Center- 432 Paxico Ave, Paxico
Maple Hill Precinct- Maple Hill City Hall- Maple Hill
Hessdale Precinct- Eskridge Prairie Wind Apartments- 201 N Cedar St, Eskridge
Keene Precinct- Eskridge Prairie Wind Apartments- 201 N Cedar St, Eksridge
McFarland Precinct- McFarland Senior Citizens Center- McFarland
Paxico Precinct- Paxico Senior Citizens Center- 432 Paxico Ave, Paxico
Harveyville Precinct- I.O.O.F. Hall- 135 W Oak, Harveyville
Chalk Precinct- Alta Vista A.F. & A.M. Masonic Lodge- 705 Main St, Alta Vista
Wabaunsee Precinct- American Legion Hall- 502 Missouri, Alma
Washington Precinct- American Legion Hall- 502 Missouri, Alma
The voting hours of all precincts of this county are from 7:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m. at which time the polls will close.

Advance Voting

Anyone may vote in advance, for any reason, you do not need an excuse to vote early.  Advance applications are available at the Wabaunsee County Clerk/Election Office, on this website, or from the Kansas Secretary of State's Website at

You may vote early by:

  • Voting in Person
    • You may vote in person at the County Clerks Office, up to 20 days prior to election day, and until noon the day before an election.  Office hours are Monday thru Friday, 8:00a.m. - 4:30p.m.  Located on 2nd Floor of Courthouse.
  • Mail Ballot
    • Mail or Fax application to the County Clerks Office, 215 Kansas Ave, Alma KS 66401 or fax 785-765-3704.  After application is received and processed, a ballot will be mailed no earlier than 20 days before an election, and can be sent no later that 5 days before the election.  Ballots must be received by the County Clerk's Office, no later that 7:00p.m. on election day, they are not to be returned to the polling place. 

A signature is required on the application as well as on the back of the mail ballot envelope.


Permanent Advance Voting

A person with a permanent illness or disability may apply at any time to the County election officer for permanent advance voting status.  Once a voter obtains permanent status, the county election office automatically sends the voter an advance ballot every election witout the voter having to renew the application each time.  The application should be specific as to the nature of the sickness or disability; using "age" or "failing health" is not adequate.  [KSA 25-1122d(b)]

For more information on receiving a permanet voting status, please contact the Wabaunsee County Clerk/Election Office.