How & Where to Vote
Find out where to vote, how to vote, how to vote early, and how to vote by mail.
Register to Vote
Register to vote in Missouri, or learn more about voter ID & rights.
Have more questions about voting?
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Important Dates - State Primary
Voting Information for Missouri
Don’t miss your next election!
Due to COVID-19, Missouri has moved its statewide municipal elections to Jun. 2nd. To vote by-mail, voters must submit an absentee ballot application by May 20th, with an excuse.
Missouri will hold its primary election on Aug. 4th. To vote by-mail, voters must request an absentee ballot and provide an excuse.
Some congressional seats, state offices and constitutional amendments may be included on the ballot.Find Your Representatives
Early Voting + Absentee Voting
Early Voting Dates: Varies by County to Aug. 3rd
You can vote in person at your local election authority through Aug. 3rd at 5:00 p.m. before the election, using an absentee ballot. Visit your local election authority’s website for start date.
To vote absentee by mail, first you’ll need to apply for an absentee ballot (click here) no later than July 22nd at 5:00 pm. Then, when you complete your absentee ballot, it must be received by election day. If you have not voted in-person at your current address, you’ll need to submit a copy of your photo I.D. with address and signature with your ballot.
Whether it’s in-person or by-mail, you’ll need to give an excuse to vote by absentee ballot. Info here on what qualifies.
Absentee ballot requests by-mail open 90 days prior to any election. Applicants must apply for each election.
Voter ID + Eligibility for Missouri
Do Voters Need ID?
- Yes, voters need an ID
- Multiple forms of ID accepted
- First time voters need ID
- Student IDs accepted
Find out more about your rights in Missouri.
- If you are 17 and will be 18 on or before the next election, you may register to vote.
- The pre-registration age is 17 and 6 months
Youth participation is affected by changing state legislation or party rules. If we are not up to date please let us know.