Absentee Voting

REGULAR OFFICE HOURS

MONDAY-FRIDAY: 9:00 a.m. to 12:00p.m. and 1:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m.

Extended hours on certain days related to Elections:

  • Open until 5 p.m. on the Wednesday prior to Election for Absentee mailing requests.
  • Open 8:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. on the Saturday prior to Election for Absentee voting in the office.
  • Open until 5 p.m. on Monday, the day before Election, for Absentee voting in the office.

Ballot Information

 

Absentee ballots may be cast beginning 6 weeks prior to
the election date, for anyone that will be out of the county the day of the
election. The deadline for absentee voting in person in the office of the County Clerk is 5:00 p.m. on the day before the election.

 

By Mail

Requested Absentee Ballots are mailed up to 6 weeks prior to the election. They include a postage-paid envelope to return them back to the election authority. They must be returned by 7:00 p.m. on the actual Election Day. Absentee ballots may also be hand carried in to the County Clerk’s Office by the voter, or a relative within the second degree. (Parent, spouse, child, grandparent, grandchild, brother, sister, mother-in-law, father-in-law, sister-in-law, brother-in-law).

  • Absentee ballots requested by persons unable to vote at their polling place on election day are required to be notarized. (example, person wishing to vote, but will be out of town on Election Day). A missing Notary signature will keep your ballot from being counted!

 

  • Absentee ballots requested by persons being prevented to vote at the polls due to illness or disability are NOT required to be notarized.

 

  • Absentee ballots requested by persons being prevented to vote at the polls due to Military service are NOT required to be notarized

 

 

Request an Absentee Ballot Application:


Click on the link below to download a PDF File Application.

http://www.sos.mo.gov/forms/elections/absentee.pdf 

 

Mail, fax, or return this completed form to the County Clerk's Office/Election Authority

Missouri Law requires that requests for absentee ballots be received by 5:00 p.m. on the Wednesday prior to Election Day if the ballot is to be mailed.

The deadline for absentee voting in person in the office of the County Clerk
is 5:00 p.m. on the day before the election.