Once you receive the ballot, carefully read and follow the instructions.
Sign and date where indicated.
Have a witness or notary sign where indicated.
Mail your voted ballot back to the address indicated on the return envelope.
Your voted ballot must arrive by the deadline or it will not be counted.
Missouri early voting
If you can't vote in person in Missouri on Election Day and are eligible to vote by absentee ballot, you can vote absentee in-person starting as soon as absentee ballots are available.
Absentee voting ends on the close of the polls on Election Day.
Missouri voter ID
If you are voting in person in Missouri, you must present one of the following forms of photo ID at the time you vote:
Non-expired Missouri driver’s license
Non-expired Missouri nondriver’s license
Other photo ID with expiration date issued by the United States or the state of Missouri;
If you do not have one of these IDs, you may cast a provisional ballot if you also show another ID issued by the state of Missouri, ID issued by a higher education institution in Missouri, government ID, current utility bill, bank statement, paycheck, or government check.
If you’ve voted in Missouri before, you don’t need to provide ID to vote by mail.
If you registered by mail and this will be your first time voting and you did not include a form of ID when you registered, include a copy of one of the following forms of ID with your ballot request form:
Photo ID issued by the federal government, Missouri, another state, or an institution of higher education in Missouri
Current utility bill, bank statement, paycheck, or government check
Any government document that shows your name and address
Local Election Office: This is the government office responsible for running elections in your region. Theses are the best people to contact if you have any questions at all about voting in your state.