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Kansas Caucuses for the Democrat and Republican Presidential Nominee


Who can participate: Registered Democrats who will be 18 years old by Nov. 8, including those registering as Democrats the day of the caucus.

When: Saturday, March 5. Sign-in runs from 1 to 3 p.m. The actual caucus starts at 3 p.m.

Where: To find your caucus location, use the Caucus Locator at or

Alternatively, you can fallow these steps to find your caucus location:

  1. First, find you KS senate district:
  2. Next, check here for the caucus location in your senate district:
  3. Check your registration info to see if you're registered as democrat already:

If you need to register at the caucus and you're registering to vote for the first time in Kansas, you'll need proof of citizenship such as a birth certificate, passport, U.S. naturalization documents, Bureau of Indian Affairs card number, etc.

Process: Candidates’ representatives will speak on various issues. Participants join groups for the candidate they support. They also can try to, formally or informally, convince uncommitted caucusgoers to join their group. Beatty said the process is “more of a social situation” that can become “raucous.” A head count is taken to determine the results. Candidates must have 15 percent to be a viable group. Those in groups not meeting the minimum can join other groups, though Beatty said with just two major candidates — former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton and Sen. Bernie Sanders — obtaining the minimum shouldn’t be a factor.


Who can participate: Registered Republicans who will be 18 years old by Nov. 8. The last day to register as a Republican in time for the caucus was Feb. 4 2016.

When: Saturday, March 5. 10:00 AM to 2:00 PM.

Where:  To find your caucus location, go here:!caucus-locations/vopsn

Process: Speeches by representatives of the individual campaigns will be held shortly after 10:00 AM. After that, participant cast their vote for their preferred candidate by way of a secret ballot. Voters may arrive between 10:00 AM and 2:00 PM to cast their vote.


Saturday, March 5, 2016 -
10:00 to 16:00

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