The remaining area of Jackson County outside of the city limits of Kansas City was approved by legislation and signed by the Governor in 1917 to have an Election Board of Commissioners for this jurisdiction’s election authority.
If a voter can be driven, but it is a hardship to go into the poll, the driver can go in and request “curb-side assistance” for the voter. Election officials will bring all that is needed to the voter in the automobile.
If a voter, including any caregiver, cannot go to the poll, an “absentee ballot” can be requested. Click here for more information about voting absentee.
Missouri Election law does not provide for early voting but does allow “absentee” voting for specific reasons the first four weeks of absentee voting. Click here for more information about voting absentee.
No excuse absentee voting begins the 2nd Tuesday prior to each election and requires no excuse to be stated.
Absentee ballots are held in their sealed envelopes until Election Day, when they are opened and tabulated by election officials.
Election Law states that before a voter can be given a ballot, the voter must present one of the following forms of identification:
Click here to see our ID Requirements List.