Jackson County Board of Election Commissioners
The Jackson County Board of Election Commissioners is the Election Authority for Jackson County, Missouri outside the corporate limits of Kansas City, Missouri. The Board is responsible for supervising the voter registration process, maintaining the computerized voter registration database, preserving the depository for campaign finance disclosure and conducting all public elections for the State of Missouri, Jackson County and all political subdivisions within the jurisdiction. This includes federal, state, county, municipal, school district, fire district and water district elections. For a complete listing of the political sub-divisions contained in whole or part within the county visit the sub heading titled "Elections", then proceed to "Political Sub-Divisions."
The Board, appointed by the Governor with the advice and consent of the Senate, consists of a Chairman, Secretary and two Members. The Board makes all rules and regulations, not inconsistent with statutory provisions, necessary for the registration of voters and the conduct of elections. Pursuant to law the Board hires attorneys and staff as may be necessary to promptly and correctly perform the duties of the Election Authority.
The staff of the Board has prepared these web pages to acquaint the voters, potential voters, candidates for public office and elected officials with our office and our world of elections. Voter and candidate information has always been a priority of our office. Through the use of the Internet and this web site, we hope we can better serve the people of Jackson County and assist in making voting popular.
Our Web Policies
All efforts are made to ensure the accuracy of the contained information. Items are subject to change and verification. The Commissioners, Directors, and Staff of the Jackson County Board of Election Commissioners serve as the final authority.
The Jackson County Board of Election Commissioners disclaims any and all liability for claims or damages that may result from access to its web site or to information contained therein. The Jackson County Board of Election Commissioners exercise no control over and make no effort to independently verify information on third party web sites whose links may appear on this web site; we are not responsible for the information or services such third party web sites provide.
Links or pointers to other web sites created and/or maintained by private or other public organizations may appear on the Jackson County Election Board web site. Such links are provided for the convenience of our users and for informational purposes only, and should not be construed as an endorsement. When a link is selected, a user leaves the Jackson County Election Board web site and is then directed to a third party web site, making them subject to the policies and requirements of that web site.