It's Primary Election Day: Here's what you need to know before heading to the polls

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Polling locations will be open Tuesday from 6 a.m. - 7 p.m. for voters to cast their ballots. 

Voters will need to present a photo ID at their assigned polling location. To find that location, check your voter registration card or visit

In Wichita, there are two races on the ballot including the race for Wichita Mayor and an at-large seat on the Wichita Public School Board. 

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Nine candidates are in the running for mayor. The two candidates with the most votes will move on to the general election taking place on November 5th. 

Four candidates are on the ballot for the Wichita School Board seat.

Early voting wrapped up on Monday. Sedgwick County Election Commissioner Tabitha Lehman said the county saw an increase in the number of voters taking part in early voting in comparison to previous years. 

Lehman expects about a 10% turnout for the Tuesdays' primary elections. She encourages all registered voters to participate. 

"When we have low turnout like this, a lot of times there will be a very few votes difference between who wins and who loses so especially when we have low turn out your vote counts, it absolutely matters in this race," said Lehman. 

To see a complete list of candidates, visit

If you'd like to learn more about the mayoral candidates, see below. 

Mayoral candidates speak out, part I

Mayoral candidates speak out, part II

Mayoral candidates speak out, part III