YOUR VOTE: Missouri
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It's election season! Are you ready? With just a few clicks, we'll walk through voter registration, key election dates, and all the documents you'll need. Best of all, you can share this info with your friends and neighbors. Make sure that your vote counts!
1. KNOW THE DATES
- Primary Election: Missouri's primary election is on August 7, 2018.
- General Election: The general election is on November 6, 2018.
2. REGISTER TO VOTE
- Registration Status: Not sure you're registered? This handy widget will tell you whether you're on the voter rolls.
- Voting Requirements: Here are the requirements to register as a voter in Missouri.
- Primary Registration Deadline: The registration cutoff for the primary election is July 11, 2018.
- General Registration Deadline: The registration cutoff for the general election is October 10, 2018.
3. FIND YOUR POLLING PLACE
- Polling Location: School, firehouse or community center, this simple form will tell you where to go to cast your ballot.
- Absentee Ballot: Out of town, or serving abroad? Here's how to get an absentee ballot.
4. WHAT TO TAKE TO THE POLLS
- Voter ID Laws: Missouri requires voters to present identification to vote, though voters can enter a provisional ballot without identification.
- Accepted Credentials: Here is the list of accepted credentials.
- Don't have valid ID?: Those without valid ID can vote regular ballot with: Sign sworn statement affirming voter’s identity and lack of one of above forms of ID AND Present ID: issued by MO, state agency or local election authority; US government or agency; MO-located institution of higher education; OR current utility bill, bank statement, paycheck, or government document including check with voter’s name and address
- Voter ID helpline: Call 844-338-8743
- Learn more about voter ID from VoteRiders: Visit Missouri Voter ID FAQs
5. CANDIDATES ON YOUR BALLOT
- Democratic Primary: Check out this Ballotpedia entry for a comprehensive overview of the Democratic primaries, who's on your ballot, and what each candidate stands for.
- Republican Primary: Check out this Ballotpedia entry for a comprehensive overview of the Republican primaries, who's on your ballot, and what each candidate stands for.
6. BALLOT MEASURES
August 7, 2018:
- Ballot Measure #1: Proposition A — Seeks to overturn Senate Bill 19, a right to work law
November 6, 2018:
- Ballot Measure #2: Management and Advertisement of Bingo Games Amendment — Changes requirement to manage bingo games and advertising at bingo games
- Ballot Measure #3: Gas Tax Increase, Olympic Prize Tax Exemption, and Traffic Reduction Fund Measure — Increases gas tax, provides tax exemption for Olympic prizes, and creates fund for projects to improve roads and alleviate bottleneck traffic
- Ballot Measure #4: Proposition C, Medical Marijuana and Veterans Healthcare Services, Education, Drug Treatment, and Public Safety Initiative — Legalizes medical marijuana and taxes it to fund veterans' services, drug treatment programs, education, and law enforcement
- Ballot Measure #5: Amendment 3, Medical Marijuana and Biomedical Research and Drug Development Institute Initiative — Legalizes medical marijuana and taxes it to fund a Biomedical Research and Drug Development Institute
- Ballot Measure #6: Amendment 2, Medical Marijuana and Veteran Healthcare Services Initiative — Legalizes medical marijuana and taxes it to fund veterans' services
- Ballot Measure #7: Proposition B, $12 Minimum Wage Initiative — Raises the state's minimum wage by 85 cents an hour on a year basis from 2019 to 2023, ending at $12 an hour in 2023
7. HAVING TROUBLE? GET IN TOUCH
- Phone Number: The Missouri Official Election State Information Center can be reached at 800) NOW-VOTE (669-8683).
- Email Address: Its email is firstname.lastname@example.org.
8. NEED TO REGISTER?
- Or maybe you just want election reminders? Click below to get started and, thanks to TurboVote, we've got you covered.
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