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Voting Information Kansas City

Voting Information Kansas City


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Updated April 24, 2014
In 2006, Missouri passed a new law requiring voters to show an acceptable form of ID when going to vote.

Under the new law you must have:

  • ID issued by the state of Missouri, an agency of the state, or a local election authority of the state.
  • ID issued by the U.S. government or agency
  • ID issued by an institution of higher education, including a university, college, vocational or technical school located within Missouri.
  • A driver's license or state ID card issued by another state.

You must also have:

  • A copy of a current utility bill, bank statement, government check, paycheck or other government document that contains your name and address.

Other Changes: Missouri no longer allows a 'straight party vote'. Starting in 2006, you must elect each offical individually.

Polling Locations: There are hundreds of polling locations throughout the metro. To find the polling location nearest you visit the Missouri Secretary of State offical election lookup.

You May Also Contact Your Local Election Offical for Further Information:

Kansas City Residents:
Board of Election Commissioners
Ray S. James
1828 Walnut, Suite 300
Kansas City, MO 64108
(816) 842-4820 begin_of_the_skype_highlighting              (816) 842-4820      end_of_the_skype_highlighting ext. 220
FAX (816) 472-4960

Residents of Jackson County (outside City limits):
Board of Election Commissioners
Robert C. Nichols, Jr.
215 N. Liberty St.
PO Box 296
Independence, MO 64051 (816) 325-4600
FAX (816) 325-4609

Clay County
Board of Election Commissioners
Dave Reinhart and Patty Evans
100 W. Mississippi St.
Liberty, MO 64068
(816) 415-8683
FAX (816) 792-5334

Platte County:
Board of Election Commissioners
Mary Beth Erickson
2600 NW Prairie View Rd.
PO Box 560
Platte City, MO 64079
(816) 858-4400
FAX (816) 858-3387

For a complete list of County Clerks and Election Officals throughout Missouri, visit the Missouri Election Offical Website.

Voting Information in the state of Kansas .

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