Johnson County Election Office promotes National Voter Registration Day on Sept. 19

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The Johnson County Election Office is joining the nationwide effort to celebrate National Voter Registration Day on September 19.

This non-partisan, national holiday aims to encourage eligible voters to register, check and update their voter registration information to ensure their voices are heard in upcoming elections.

"We are excited to participate in National Voter Registration Day and we encourage all eligible Johnson County residents to check and update their voter registration," said Election Commissioner Fred Sherman. "By registering to vote, or updating your voter registration, you are taking an active step towards shaping the future of our community and our nation."

Johnson County residents can conveniently check their voter registration online by visiting If you need to update your registration, you can do so online if you have a valid Kansas driver’s license or a nondriver identification card. You can also submit your updated voter registration by email, fax, text, mail, or personal delivery. Learn more at

You may register to vote or update your voter registration at any time. However, voter registration closes 21 days prior to Election Day per Kansas state law. Applications sent by mail must be postmarked no later than 21 days prior to any election to be eligible to vote.

When do I need to update my voter registration?

  • Name change
  • Address change
  • Political party change

Requirements for registration

  • United States citizen
  • Johnson County resident
  • 18 years of age on or before the next Election Day

How many people are registered to vote in JoCo as of Aug. 31, 2023?

  • 453,806
    • Democratic: 146,761
    • Libertarian: 5,740
    • Republican: 187,421
    • Unaffiliated: 113,884
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