Voting In Missouri

GENERAL ELECTION (MIDTERM)
November 6, 2018
VOTER REGISTRATION DEADLINE
October 10, 2018

 

 
VOTER REGISTRATION

Online Registration?

LIMITED. Residents of Columbia or Boone County may register to vote ONLINE and electronically provide a signature using a mobile device, tablet computer or touchscreen computer, but not a standard desktop computer.

Contact your state representatives and ask them to create online voter registration for all Missouri voters.

Paper Form Registration

Voters can download and print a form that can be mailed, emailed, faxed or hand delivered to their Local Election Authority.

DEADLINE: The 4th Wednesday before any Election.

Election Day Registration

NO. Contact your state representatives and ask them to allow all Missouri voters to register to vote at their polling place on Election Day.

Automatic Registration?

NO. Contact your state representatives and ask them to enact automatic voter registration in Missouri.

Pre-Register Youth?

LIMITED. Voters who are seventeen and a half (17 1/2) years-old can register to vote if they will be eighteen (18) on or before the Election.

Contact your state representatives and ask them to allow voters to pre-register to vote after they turn sixteen (16).

Registration Portability?

NO. If a voter moves to a different address within the same county, they are permitted to change their registration address on Election Day at their new polling place or the central polling location.

If a voter moves outside the boundaries of their current election jurisdiction they will need to fill out a new voter registration application.

If a voter moves AFTER the registration deadline, they may only vote a limited ballot, containing only federal and statewide candidates and issues after they submit a completed voter registration application in person with the local election authority. People moving from one election jurisdiction to another BEFORE the registration deadline who fail to register to vote by the registration deadline will NOT be able to vote in that particular election.

If you moved to Missouri after the deadline to register for a presidential election, you are entitled to register and vote only a presidential and vice presidential ballot in your new jurisdiction.

Click HERE to find your polling place.

VOTING

ID required to vote?

NO. Voters are asked to provide identification from a list of approved IDs. If voters do not possess any of these forms of identification, but are a registered voter, they may still cast a provisional ballot which will be counted if they return to the polling place and show a valid photo ID or if the signature on the provisional ballot envelope matches the signature on their voter registration record.

Absentee Voting?

LIMITED. Only QUALIFIED voters may vote by absentee ballot. Check HERE to see if you qualify.

Eligible voters can download and print an application which can be mailed, faxed, or delivered to their Local Election Authority.

Voters requesting an absentee ballot by mail who have registered by mail and have not voted in person are required to submit a copy of their personal identification from a list of approved IDs unless they provided a copy with their registration application.

APPLICATION DEADLINE: Mailed/faxed applications MUST be received no later than 5:00pm the Wednesday before Election Day. Applications delivered In-Person MUST be received no later than 5:00pm the night before Election Day.

Contact your state representatives and ask them to allow "No-Excuse Absentee Voting" for all Missouri voters.

Vote-by-Mail?

LIMITED. Only Absentee Voters may Vote-by-Mail. See ABSENTEE VOTING for more info.

Contact your state representatives and ask them to expand Vote-by-Mail to all voters in Missouri.

Early Voting?

LIMITED. Only Absentee Voters may vote early In-Person. They may apply for an absentee ballot In-Person at their Local Election Authority and vote that ballot in the same trip. See ABSENTEE VOTING for more info.

In-Person Absentee Voting begins as soon as ballots are available and end the night before Election Day.

Contact your state representatives and ask them to expand In-Person Early Voting to more locations and to all Missouri voters.

Youth Vote in Primary?

NO. Contact your state representatives and ask them to allow all voters who will be eighteen (18) on or before any Election to vote in the preceding Primary Election.

 

 

Student Voters

Students attending college in Missouri should visit the CAMPUS PROJECT for more information on registering to vote and voting in Missouri.

Military/Overseas

Military and Overseas Voters should go to the Federal Voting Assistance Program website for more information on registering to vote and voting in Missouri.

Felony conviction?

After completion of sentence and probation or parole, ex-felons are eligible to vote. However, individuals who have been convicted of an election offense, whether a felony or misdemeanor, are not allowed to vote. Voters MUST re-register to vote.

Voters With Disabilities

Voters with disabilities should HERE for more info.

 

 

DISCLAIMER: We try to have the most current and complete information. But, if you think something is incorrect or incomplete, please feel free to LET US KNOW so we can correct it. Furthermore, we encourage voters to contact their state election officials if they have any questions.