Missouri Democratic Party Voter Information Page
(Information from www.govotemissouri.com)
You can register to vote a few different ways:
- Fill out the Missouri Voter Registration Application.
- At your County Clerk’s office. Click for a list of local County Clerk’s office addresses
- At any Department of Motor Vehicles office, or state agency providing a service to the public (WIC, Social Services, etc)
All voter registration applications must be postmarked by the deadline, which is typically 30 days prior to the election date. Voters must be 17 ½ years old to register to vote and 18 years old by Election Day.
Where you are registered and where you go to vote:
Visit the Missouri Secretary of State’s Office voter information lookup: https://mcvr.mo.gov/voterlookup/
Or, contact your local election official to find out the information:http://www.sos.mo.gov/elections/govotemissouri/localelectionauthority.aspx
At the Polls
Be sure to provide an acceptable form of identification. These include:
- Identification issued by the state of Missouri, an agency of the state, or a local election authority of the state
- Identification issued by the United States government or agency thereof
- Identification issued by an institution of higher education, including a university, college, vocational and technical school, located within the state of Missouri
- A copy of a current utility bill, bank statement, paycheck, government check or other government document that contains the name and address of the voter
- Driver's license or state identification card issued by another state
Voters who will not be present at their polling place on Election Day can vote on an absentee ballot beginning six weeks prior to election.
Absentee voters must provide one of the following reasons:
- Absence on Election Day from the jurisdiction of the election authority in which such voter is registered to vote;
- Incapacity or confinement due to illness or physical disability, including a person who is primarily responsible for the physical care of a person who is incapacitated or confined due to illness or disability;
- Religious belief or practice;
- Employment as an election authority, as a member of an election authority, or by an election authority at a location other than such voter's polling place;
- Incarceration, provided all qualifications for voting are retained.
Absentee ballots can be requested from local election authorities, or printed and mailed from the online form. Return the ballots to the local election authority and include a copy of accepted identification (Missouri or federal issued identification, higher education identification from an institution in Missouri, copy of a current utility bill/bank statement/pay check). Do not send the absentee ballots to the Secretary of State’s office.
Voting from Abroad
For information on voting from overseas visit Democrats Abroad.
*More questions? Visit www.govotemissouri.com*