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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.

Election Details

Visit the Missouri Election Website or call (573) 751-2301 to learn more about your states voting details.

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Important Dates - State Primary

State Primary Election Day
State Primary Registration Deadline (by mail)
State Primary Type

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.

Presidential Primaries

No party affiliation is required at registration to participate in a primary. See Missouri Republican Party or Democratic Party sites for more details.

Statewide Primaries

Some congressional seats, state offices and constitutional amendments may be included on the ballot.

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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.

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Voter ID + Access for Missouri

Do Voters Need ID?

  • Yes, voters need an ID
  • Multiple forms of ID accepted
  • First time voters need ID
  • Student IDs accepted

More Chances to Register

  • You can register to vote during Early Voting.

  • Pre-registration

    • 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.