How to Register to Vote in Missouri

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Wondering how to register to vote in Missouri?

Unfortunately, the deadline to register to vote in Missouri has passed. Some states allow same-day registration at the polls on election day, but Missouri is not one of those states.

The online deadline, by mail deadline, and in-person deadline for registering to vote in Missouri were all on October 12.

You can check your voter registration status in Missouri at this website.

According to the Missouri secretary of state’s office, “your Voter Registration Form must be POSTMARKED by the 4th Wednesday before the election.”

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Specific deadlines were as follows, according to the state:

Your completed voter registration application had to be submitted on or before 5 p.m. on October 12, 2016 to be eligible to vote in the November 8, 2016 election.

By mail, the same applies: “Your completed voter registration application must be postmarked on or before OCTOBER 12, 2016 to be eligible to vote in the November 8, 2016 election,” the state says.

The same applies to in person registration.

To register to vote in Missouri, you have to meet these qualifications:
Be 17½ years of age to register, and 18 years of age to vote.
Be a U.S. citizen.
Be a Missouri resident.

Missouri provides a list of answers to frequently asked questions about voter registration here.

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