COLUMBIA — The next general municipal election is coming up on April 5. Here are some commonly asked questions:
Q: Who is eligible to vote?
A: Anyone who is a U.S. citizen, a resident of Boone County, at least 18 years old and is not currently serving any felony sentences are eligible to vote.
*Citizens may register to vote at 17 and one-half years old.
Q: When is the last day to register to vote?
A: March 9
Q: Where do I register to vote?
A: You can fill out the Missouri Voter Registration Application online and mail it to Wendy S. Noren, Boone County Clerk, 801 E. Walnut, Room 236, Columbia, MO 65201-7731.
Q: Where do I vote?
A: Here is link to the Boone County Voter Registration Search.
Q: Will I need photo identification?
A: Yes. You can use any of these forms of identification:
- Voter ID card from Boone County
- Driver’s license (Missouri or other states)
- ID issued by a state agency
- ID issued by an institution of higher education (university, college, vocational and technical school) located within the state of Missouri
- Passport, Social Security Card, Medicaid or Medicare card or Identification issued by the federal government
A copy of a current utility bill, bank statement, government check, paycheck or other government document that contains your name and address will work as well.
Q: What if I need to vote absentee?
A: If you need an absentee ballot, that information is located on the Boone County Clerk’s website.
Need more information? Call:
- Voter Registration Office, (573) 886-4375.
- Voter Information Hotline, (573) 875-8683.