Instructions for voting

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  • How To: Register to Vote

    Voter registration requirements and deadlines. Register to vote

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Get Out The Vote!

How to Register to Vote

Register Online

You’ll need your Missouri driver’s license number, Social Security number, and birthday

To register online you’ll need to check the box that indicates you’re registering from a tablet, mobile device, or touchscreen device

Register Online


Check if you’re registered to vote

s1.sos.mo.gov

Registration requirements

  • Be a US citizen
  • Live in Missouri
  • Be 17 years and six months old when you register, and 18 years old by Election Day, Nov 6, to vote
  • Not be in jail due to a criminal sentence
  • Not be on probation or parole for a felony
  • Not be convicted of any offense connected to the right to vote
  • Not currently be judged incapacitated by a court
  • Not claim the right to vote in another state

How to Vote

Vote on Election Day
Nov 6

Polls are open 6 AM–7 PM

Bring your ID

Absentee ballot received by
November 6

Vote on Election Day
November 6

Polls are open 6 AM–7 PM

Bring your ID

Voting requirements
  • Be registered to vote in Missouri. Check if you’re registered to vote.
  • Be a US citizen
  • Be 18 by Election Day, Nov 6
  • Live at a Missouri address
  • Not be in jail due to a criminal sentence
  • Not be on probation or parole for a felony
  • Not be convicted of any offense connected to the right to vote
  • Not currently be judged incapacitated by a court

In person ID requirements

Bring one of the following:

  • 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

By mail ID requirements

If you’re not voting for the first time in Missouri, 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

Frequently Asked Questions