AARP Kansas Hosts Telephone Town-hall Meeting with Kansas Secretary of State Scott Schwab

Posted on 07/08/20

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COVID-19 has changed how Kansans will cast their ballots in the state’s primary and general elections in August and November, 2020. AARP Kansas will be joined by Secretary of State Scott Schwab to talk about how Kansas voters can safely cast their ballots in the upcoming elections, as well as registration deadlines, voting options and other resources Kansans should know about during this election season.

Who: AARP Kansas and Secretary of State Scott Schwab

What: Statewide Live Tele-town Hall with public Q&A on voting in the 2020 elections

How to Listen: Livestream (audio only) available:https://video.teleforumonline.com/video/streaming.php?client=4079

Or on Facebook.com at www.facebook.com/aarpks

Or by telephone at 877-229-8493, pin #14079

When: Wednesday, July 8, 2020 from 6 p.m. to 7 p.m.

Why: A lot has changed due to COVID-19, but not the right to vote. State leaders are encouraging all Kansans to stay safe and hear factual information on how voters 50 and older and all Kansans can cast their votes, whether they choose to vote by mail or in person.

Election Resources:

· Register to vote: myvoteinfo.voteks.org/voterview

· Verify your voter information: myvoteinfo.voteks.org/voterview

· Request your mail-in ballot: sos.ks.gov/forms//elections/AV1.pdf

· Check the status of your advance mail ballot: myvoteinfo.voteks.org/VoterView/AbsenteeBallotSearch.do

· Find your polling location: myvoteinfo.voteks.org/voterview

Important Dates:

· July 14: Deadline to register to vote

· July 15: Advance voting my mail and in-person may begin

· July 28: Deadline for voters to apply for advance mail ballots for the primary election

· August 4: Primary Election (K.S.A. 25-203)

· August 7: Deadline for receipt of advance mail ballots postmarked on/before primary election day

This story is provided by AARP Kansas. Visit the AARP Kansas page for more news, events, and programs affecting retirement, health care, and more.

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You can find CDC’s latest coronavirus information at cdc.gov/coronavirus; AARP information and resources are at aarp.org/coronavirus. En español, visite aarp.org/elcoronavirus.

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