Missouri Voter Guides & Resources

Important Voting Deadlines

Next Election (Primary) — August 2nd, 2022

Last Day to Register — July 6th, 2022

Deadline to Return Absentee Ballot — August 2nd, 2022, 7:00 p.m.

Absentee Requirement

A voter in Missouri is eligible to vote absentee in an election if he or she cannot make it to the polls on Election Day for one of the following reasons:

• The voter will be absent from his or her regular polling place on Election Day.

• The voter is incapacitated or confined due to illness or physical disability. Additionally, an individual who is caring for an incapacitated person may vote absentee.

• The voter is unable to visit the polls for religious reasons.

• The voter is employed by an election authority

• The voter is incarcerated but has retained voting qualifications.

Registration Deadlines & Requirements

Missouri Registration Deadline

In-Person: 27 days before Election Day.

By Mail: Postmarked 27 days before Election Day.

Online: 27 days before Election Day.

Missouri Registration Requirements

To register to vote in Missouri you must:

• be a citizen of the United States

• be a resident of Missouri

• be at least 17‑1/2 years of age (you must be 18 to vote)

• not be on probation or parole after conviction of a felony, until finally discharged from such probation or parole

• not be convicted of a felony or misdemeanor connected with the right of suffrage

• not be adjudged incapacitated by any court of law, or be confined under a sentence of imprisonment

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