Exercise Your Right to Vote

register to vote imageThe last day to register to vote in the November 3, 2020 Presidential election is October 7, 2020. Voting is one of the most powerful decision making tools you have as a citizen. For complete information about voter registration, accessible voting, upcoming election dates, and a polling location near you, visit the Boone County Clerk’s website .

Important Dates to Know

November 3, 2020: Official Election Day

Style of Election: Presidential Election

Last Day to Register to VoteOctober 7, 2020

Application Deadline for Absentee Ballots to be Mailed to Voter: October 21, 2020

Deadline for absentee voting in person in the county clerk’s office: November 2, 2020

How to Register

By Mail

In Person

  • Visit the office in the Boone County Government Center (Ninth & Ash) during office hours (8 a.m. – 5 p.m., Monday through Friday)
  • City Clerk Office in Ashland, Centralia, Hallsville, Rocheport, and Sturgeon
  • ASUM Office in the basement of Brady Commons, University of Missouri, Columbia campus

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Acceptable Forms of Identification When You Vote

Option 1 – Provide one of the following photo ID documents:

  • Missouri issued Driver license that is not expired
  • Missouri issued Nondriver license that is not expired or does not have an expiration date
  • U.S. Passport that is not expired
  • Military ID that is not expired or does not have an expiration date

Option 2 – Sign an affidavit and provide the same ID you provided in previous elections. Some examples are:

  • Voter Identification card issued by the Boone County Clerk
  • Identification issued by the State of Missouri that has your current name
  • Identification issued by the U.S. Government that contains your current name
  • State college/university ID that contains your current name
  • Utility bill that contains your current name and address
  • Bank statement that contains your current name and address
  • Government check that contains your current name and address
  • Paycheck that contains your current name and address
  • Government document that contains your current name and address
  • Out of state driver license or nondriver license
  • Expired Missouri driver license
  • Expired Passport
  • Birth Certificate with your current name
  • Social Security Card that contains your current name

Option 3 – Only available for State and Federal elections. If you have no form of identification, but are a registered voter, you can cast a provisional ballot. There are two ways your vote counts:

  • If you come back to your polling location before the close of polls on Election Day; or
  • If your signature matches the signature on file on the voter registration record.

Assistance with Registration

If you need help filling out your voter registration application, contact your Support Coordinator for assistance.