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Vote Early Day - State by State Voter Information

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Voter Information

Primary Election Day: April 4, 2023
Primary Ballots Mailed: February 22, 2022
Primary In-Person Early Voting Opens: March 21, 2023
General Election Day: June 20, 2023
General Election Ballots Mailed: May 2, 2023
General Election In-Person Early Voting Opens: June 6, 2023*
Additional Voting Information: Missouri Elections Information Website


*Voters who meet the excuse criteria can vote early in person starting on 5/9/23

This state requires an excuse to vote by mail. Check out the information below to determine if you are eligible to vote by mail.

Absentee Voting Criteria

You may vote by absentee ballot in Missouri if:

  • Absence on Election Day from the jurisdiction of the election authority in which such voter is registered to vote;
  • Incapacity or confinement due to illness or physical disability on election day, including a person who is primarily responsible for the physical care of a person who is incapacitated or confined due to illness or disability and resides at the same address;
  • Religious belief or practice;
  • Employment as an election authority or by an election authority at a location other than such voter’s polling place, a first responder, a health care worker, or a member of law enforcement;
  • Incarceration, provided all qualifications for voting are retained.
  • Certified participation in the address confidentiality program established under sections 589.660 to 589.681 because of safety concerns.

If you have encountered a problem with voting, please call this national nonpartisan hotline: 866-OUR-VOTE.