FAQ's

 

WHAT FORMS OF IDENTIFICATION ARE ACCEPTED TO VOTE?

For the complete list of accepted forms of identification to vote please click here.

 

DO I NEED A PHOTO ID TO VOTE?

In Missouri a Photo ID is not required to vote. Missouri ID for voting includes; Missouri driver or non-driver license, U. S. passport, military ID,voter ID card, a recent bank statement, utility bill, government check, paycheck, or other government document showing your name and address. Refer to the accepted ID types above for the complete list.

 

IS THERE A DEADLINE FOR REGISTERING?

One can register to vote at any time, but in order to vote in an election the voter must have been registered (in his/her proper jurisdiction) by the fourth Wednesday prior to the election. 

 

CAN I VOTE IF I’M NOT REGISTERED?

NO. Federal law requires that all voters must be registered. Click here to download a voter registration form.

 

HOW DO I KNOW WHAT NAMES OR ISSUES WILL BE ON THE BALLOT?

A complete Sample Ballot is available on the What's on the Ballot? page six weeks prior to every election.

 

WHAT IF I’M OUT OF TOWN ON ELECTION DAY?

Citizens can vote absentee if they meet several requirements including being absent from your voting jurisdiction on election day. An application for an absentee ballot is available up to 10 weeks prior to an election on the Absentee Voting page.

 

IF I GO INTO THE HOSPITAL BEFORE THE ELECTION, CAN I STILL VOTE?

Absentee teams are available to deliver, witness and return the applications and actual ballot for voters who are: hospitalized or confined due to illness or injury after 5 p.m. on the Wednesday before an election.