State of Missouri Voting Requirements & Information

Statewide Voter Information

U.S. Domestic Voters

General Information


You can register to vote or update your registration information:

  • online
  • by mail
  • in person at your elections office

Election Day Voting

Polling places are open from 6am to 7pm on Election Day.

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Early Voting

You can vote by absentee ballot in the office of the local election authority until 5pm the night before the election. Voting drop boxes will not be available. Contact your local election authority to inquire about hours and dates of operation. Effective Aug. 28, 2022, you can vote up to two weeks early with an absentee ballot without an excuse. You'll need to provide valid, current photo ID.

Absentee Voting

Registered voters can vote absentee if ONE of the following conditions applies:

  • You are absent on Election Day from the jurisdiction in which you are registered to vote
  • You are incapacitated or confined due to illness or physical disability, or a person who is primarily responsible for the physical care of a person who is incapacitated or confined due to illness or disability
  • You have religious beliefs or practices which prevent you from voting on Election Day
  • You are employed as an election authority, as a member of an election authority, or by an election authority at a location other than your polling place
  • You are incarcerated, provided all qualifications for voting are retained

You will need a notary to vote absentee unless you are ill or incapacitated.

General Information