America’s Election Day is Tuesday, November 3, 2020.

There are many important dates and steps to remember in order to vote in the next election.  While each state has set deadlines to register to vote and vote in advance of the election, please do not wait until the deadline date to determine if your registration is secure and determine how you can vote in advance.


Missouri Residents
https://www.sos.mo.gov/elections

Deadline to register to vote – Wednesday, October 7, 2020
Deadline for your absentee or mail-in ballot to be received by the local election board - Tuesday, November 3, 2020 in order for it to be counted.

If you have questions or require more information, contact your local election board:

Clay County Board of Elections
100 W. Mississippi St.,
Liberty, MO 64068
Phone: 816.415.8683/ fax: 816.792.5334
Website: http://www.claycoelections.com

Jackson County Board of Elections (for residents outside of KCMO city limits)
215 N. Liberty St.,
PO Box 296,
Independence, MO 64051
Phone: 816.325.4600/ fax: 816.325.4609
Website: https://jcebmo.org/

Kansas City Board of Elections (for residents within KCMO city limits)
30 W. Pershing Rd, Ste. 2800,
KCMO 64108
Phone: 816.842.4820/ fax: 816.472.4960
Website: http://www.kceb.org

Platte County Board of Elections
2600 NW Prairie View Rd.,
PO Box 560,
Platte City, MO 64079
Phone: 816.858.4400/ fax: 816.858.3387
Website: http://www.plattemovotes.org/

Deadline to Register to Vote in Missouri – Wednesday, October 7, 2020

You can register by visiting your local Missouri election board or downloading a form to complete (https://s1.sos.mo.gov/elections/voterregistration/) and send it by postal mail (or deliver it by hand) to your local election offices. It must be received by your local election offices on or before Wednesday, October 7, 2020.

Deadlines to request a Missouri absentee or mail in ballot is Wednesday, October 21.

You can send it in by postal mail or fax. You can download the form request at https://www.sos.mo.gov/CMSImages/ElectionGoVoteMissouri//2020MailInBallotRequest.pdf.

Absentee Ballot - If you have chronic health conditions or are incapacitated due to illness, you may request an absentee ballot from your local election authority or download the document at https://www.sos.mo.gov/CMSImages/ElectionGoVoteMissouri//2020MailInBallotRequest.pdf. (Your absentee ballot envelope will not need to be notarized when you send it in.)

Mail In Ballot - If you would like to vote by mail, due to work or another reason that prevents you from presenting at the polls, you can request a mail in ballot from your local election authority or download the document at https://www.sos.mo.gov/CMSImages/ElectionGoVoteMissouri//2020MailInBallotRequest.pdf. (Your mail-in ballot’s envelope must be notarized before you send it in.) The election board must receive your completed absentee or mail-in ballot by or on Tuesday, November 3, 2020.

In Missouri, you can also present at your local election authority to vote in advance of Election Day. You can contact your election authority to determine when in-person advance voting begins and how you can vote. If you plan to vote in person on the day of the election, make sure to have your photo ID and check in advance with your election offices to confirm your poll site’s location and hours!


Kansas Residents
https://sos.ks.gov/elections/elections.html

Deadline to register to vote in Kansas – Tuesday, October 13, 2020

Deadline for your Kansas absentee or by mail-in ballot to be received by the local election board – It must be postmarked by Tuesday, November 3, 2020 and received by no later than Friday, November 6, 2020 in order for it to be counted

If you have questions or require more information, contact your local election board:

Johnson County Election Offices
2101 E. Kansas City Road,
Olathe, KS 66061
Phone - 913.715.6800
Hours: Monday through Friday, 8am - 5pm

Wyandotte County Election Offices
850 State Avenue,
Kansas City, KS 66101
Phone - 913.573.8500
Hours: Monday through Friday, 8am – 5pm

Deadline to Register to Vote in Kansas – Tuesday, October 13, 2020

You can register by visiting your Kansas local election board or downloading a form to complete (https://www.kssos.org/forms/elections/voterregistration.pdf) and send it by postal mail. Your application must be received by your local election offices on or before Tuesday, October 13, 2020.

Kansas advance voting, in person and by mail, begins on Wednesday, October 14.

To vote by mail, a registered voter can request an advance mail ballot without an excuse. You can download an advance mail ballot application (https://www.kssos.org/forms/elections/AV1.pdf). Your request for advance mail ballot must be received by no later than Tuesday, October 27, 2020. You will need to provide verification of a photo id to be eligible for advance mail ballots Once you have completed your advance mail ballots, it must be postmarked (or dropped off in person) at your local election board by November 3 and received by November 6.

In Kansas, you can vote in-person, in advance of the election between Tuesday, October 27 through Friday, October 30 and on Monday, November 2.

Kansas counties may also offer in person, advance voting, between Monday, October 14 and Monday, October-26 and on Saturday, October 31. Please check with your county election office to determine where and when you can vote in person in advance. If you vote in person on the day of the election, make sure to have your photo ID and check in advance with your election offices to confirm your poll site’s location and hours!