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Election Information

FOR LIVE ELECTION RESULTS FOR THE NOVEMBER 3, 2020 GENERAL ELECTION CLICK HERE:  Ste. Gen. County Live Election Results

SAMPLE BALLOTS FOR NOVEMBER 3 2020 ELECTION.pdf

Registering to Vote

To be eligible to register to vote you must:

  • Be a U.S. Citizen
  • Be a Missouri resident
  • Be at least 17 1/2 years of age (must be 18 to vote)                  
  • Not be adjudged incapacitated by a court of law                        
  • Not be confined under a sentence of imprisonment
  • Not be on probation or parole after conviction of a felony, until finally discharged
  • Not have been convicted of a felony or misdemeanor connected with the right of suffrage

You may register in person, or obtain a mail-in application at the Ste. Genevieve County Clerk's Office, or you can register at the driver's license office.
You may also register online at Missouri Voter Registration Application

Last day to register for any election:  Fourth Wednesday prior to election.

ABSENTEE VOTING

Registered Missourians who expect to be prevented from going to their polling place on Election Day may vote absentee beginning six weeks prior to an election.

Absentee voters must provide one of the following reasons for voting absentee:

  1. Absence on Election Day from the jurisdiction of the election authority in which such voter is registered to vote;
  2. Incapacity or confinement due to illness or physical disability, including a person who is primarily responsible for the physical care of a person who is incapacitated or confined due to illness or disability;
  3. Religious belief or practice;
  4. Employment as an election authority, as a member of an election authority, or by an election authority at a location other than such voter's polling place;
  5. Incarceration, provided all qualifications for voting are retained.
  6. Certified participation in the address confidentiality program established under sections 589.660 to 589.681 because of safety concerns.
  7. For an election that occurs during the year 2020, the voter has contracted or is in an at-risk category for contracting or transmitting severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 (COVID-19).

Voters who are considered at-risk for contracting or transmitting COVID-19 are those who:

  • Are 65 years of age or older;
  • Live in a long-term care facility licensed under Chapter 198, RSMo.;
  • Have chronic lung disease or moderate to severe asthma;
  • Have serious heart conditions;
  • Are immunocompromised;
  • Have diabetes;
  • Have chronic kidney disease and are undergoing dialysis; or
  • Have liver disease.

Voters can request absentee ballots from their local election authority in person, by mail, by fax or by e-mail. Relatives within the second degree (spouse, parents and children) may complete an absentee ballot application, in person, on behalf of the voter who wishes to vote absentee. ABSENTEE BALLOT APPLICATIONS MUST BE SENT TO SUE WOLK, COUNTY CLERK, 55 S. THIRD STREET, ROOM 2, STE GENEVIEVE MO  63670 BY THE DEADLINE IN ORDER TO BE VALID.  The absentee ballot application form may be found at the link below.

Mail in or faxed absentee ballot requests must be received by the election authority no later than the 5:00 p.m. on the second Wednesday prior to any election. Voters can vote by absentee in the office of the local election authority until 5:00 p.m. the night before the election.

Voters requesting an absentee ballot by mail who have registered by mail and have not voted in person are required to submit a copy of their personal identification unless they provided a copy with their registration application. Examples of acceptable identification are:

  1. Identification issued by the state of Missouri, an agency of the state, or a local election authority of the state;
  2. Identification issued by the United States government or agency thereof;
  3. Identification issued by an institution of higher education, including a university, college, vocational and technical school, located within the state of Missouri;
  4. A copy of a current utility bill, bank statement, government check, paycheck or other government document that contains the name and address of the voter; or
  5. Other identification approved by the secretary of state under rules promulgated pursuant to Missouri law.

This identification requirement, as well as the notary requirement for absentee ballots, does not apply to overseas voters, those on active military duty or members of their immediate family living with them or voters who are permanently disabled and their caregivers.

MAIL-IN BALLOT

Governor Parson signed Senate Bill 631 into law on June 4, 2020, which authorizes mail-in ballots for the August 4, 2020 primary election and the November 3, 2020 general election to avoid the risk of contracting or transmitting severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 (COVID-19).

Registered Missouri voters can request mail-in ballots from their local election authority in person or by mail. Relatives within the second degree (spouse, parents and children) may complete a mail-in ballot application, in person, on behalf of the voter who wishes to vote using a mail-in ballot. MAIL-IN BALLOT APPLICATIONS MUST BE SENT TO SUE WOLK, COUNTY CLERK, 55 S. THIRD STREET, ROOM 2. STE GENEVIEVE MO  63670 BY THE DEADLINE IN ORDER TO BE VALID. Mail-in ballot application form may be found at the link below.

Mail-in ballot requests that are sent by mail must be received by the election authority no later than 5:00 p.m. on the second Wednesday prior to any election. Voters requesting a mail-in ballot by mail who have registered by mail and have not voted in person are required to submit a copy of their personal identification unless they provided a copy with their registration application. Examples of acceptable identification are:

  1. Identification issued by the state of Missouri, an agency of the state, or a local election authority of the state;
  2. Identification issued by the United States government or agency thereof;
  3. Identification issued by an institution of higher education, including a university, college, vocational and technical school, located within the state of Missouri;
  4. A copy of a current utility bill, bank statement, government check, paycheck or other government document that contains the name and address of the voter; or
  5. Other identification approved by the secretary of state under rules promulgated pursuant to Missouri law.

Mail-in ballots must be returned by mail in the provided envelope, with the statement on the envelope signed and witnessed by a notary. In order to be counted, mail-in ballots must be received by the election authority at or before the time fixed by law for the closing of the polls on Election Day (7:00 p.m.).

Military and overseas voters should consult the section entitled Military and Overseas Voters for information on obtaining and submitting their ballots.

Election Calendar
We are providing the Missouri State Election calendar for your convenience. https://www.sos.mo.gov/elections/calendar/2020cal

Election Results
MARCH 15 2016 PRESIDENTIAL PREFERENCE PRIMARY OFFICIAL ELECTION RESULTS.pdf

APRIL 5 2016 GENERAL MUNICIPAL OFFICIAL ELECTION RESULTS.pdf

ELECTION SUMMARY REPORT FOR AUGUST 2 2016 ELECTION.pdf

ELECTION SUMMARY REPORT FOR NOVEMBER 8 2016 ELECTION.pdf

OFFICIAL ELECTION RESULTS AUGUST 7, 2018.pdf

UNOFFICIAL ELECTION RESULTS FOR THE NOVEMBER 6 2018 GENERAL ELECTION.pdf

APRIL 2 2019 MUNICIPAL ELECTION OFFICIAL RESULTS.pdf

March 10, 2020 PPP Election

June 2, 2020 Municipal General Election

AUGUST 4, 2020 PRIMARY OFFICIAL RESULTS.pdf

Missouri Voter Outreach Center:  
Your election information is based on where you reside.  Click here to locate your polling place, find upcoming elections and view candidates and issues https://voteroutreach.sos.mo.gov/PRD/VoterOutreach/VOSearch.aspx

Useful Links:
Missouri Ethics Commission