Randolph County Missouri

From Will Ellis, Randolph County Clerk/LEA

August 27, 2014

 

Absentee Voting

First day of absentee voting for the November 4, 2014 General Election is September 23, 2014. (RSMo 115.281)

Last day to register to vote in the November 4, 2014 General Election is October 8, 2014 (RSMo 115.135) To see if you are registered to vote and still active you can go to http://www.sos.mo.gov/elections/voterlookup/Default.aspx, or call/email Randolph County Clerk’s office at Will.Ellis@randolphcounty-mo.gov or 660-277-4717.

A voter can vote absentee because of the following reasons:

  1. Absence on election day from jurisdiction
  2. Incapacity or confinement due to illness or physical disability
  3. Religious belief or practice
  4. Employment as an election authority (poll judge)
  5. Incarceration, although still retaining necessary qualifications for voting

Note: Any voter-voting absentee for any reason except reason #2 (incapacity or confinement due to illness) must have their absentee envelope/signature notarized.

How to vote or request absentee:

  • In person at the County Clerk’s Office in Huntsville (Mon – Fri. 8:00am – 4:00pm and Saturday November 1st from 8:00am – Noon)
  • Signed application, letter or note requesting an absentee ballot along with verifying personal information, sent to the County Clerk’s Office
  • Email from personal email to County Clerk’s Office requesting ballot and the address needing ballot sent to along with verifying personal information
  • Fax to County Clerk’s Office requesting ballot and the address needing ballot sent to along with verifying personal information
  • Relatives can request absentee ballots for relatives within the second degree in the same manners mentioned above

How to return ballot:

  • Absentee ballots must be received back by Election Day on November 4, 2014
  • Absentee ballots can be returned in the self addressed/postage paid/return envelope
  • The voter or relative of the second degree can return absentee ballots in person

 

Note: Military personnel may request and receive ballots from www.momilitaryvote.com