MO Presidential Primary: What to know before you vote

4 months 4 weeks 14 hours ago Monday, March 09 2020 Mar 9, 2020 Monday, March 09, 2020 12:00:00 PM CDT March 09, 2020 in News
By: Rosemond Crown, KOMU 8 Reporter
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COLUMBIA -- Missourians will be able to vote in the state's primary election on Tuesday, March 10. Here is everything you need to know to prepare to head to the polls.

Am I eligible to vote?

  • Anyone who registered to vote by Feb. 12 can vote in the March 10 primary election.
  • To register, you must be
    • 18 or older
    • a U.S. citizen
    • a resident of Missouri
  • Click here to check your voter registration status. 

Who will be on the ballot?

  • Candidates for presidents. That's it.
  • You will have to select one party's ballot. The recognized political parties in Missouri are:
    • Democratic
    • Republican
    • Liberatarian
    • Green
    • Constitution

Where do I vote? When can I vote?

  • Polling places will be open from 6 a.m. to 7 p.m. on March 10.
  • If you are in line by 7 p.m., you are allowed to cast your vote even after polls close.
  • You can find your polling place though Missouri's voter outreach center.

What should I bring with me on election day?

  • An acceptable form of ID
    • An ID issued my the state of Missouri or an agency of the state or a local election authority of the state.
    • An ID issued by the US government 
    • An ID issued by a college, university or other institution of higher-ed within the state of Missouri.
    • A copy of a current utility bill, bank statement, paycheck, government check or other government document that has your name and address

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