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Election Day Information

Your polling place will open promptly at 6:00 am and close 7:00pm.

A list of the place to register to vote is available from the

Cass County Clerk's Office in the Old Cass County Courthouse

102 E Wall

Harrisonville, Mo. 64701

816-380-8108

Qualifications required to vote

  • Cass County Resident
  • You must be 18 years of age to vote. A Person may register at 17 years and 6 months or older. You must be 18 years of age on or before election day to be eligible to vote.
  •  In order to vote in any election, a person must be registered to vote no later than the fourth Wednesday prior to the election.

If you have a name change

When a voter obtains a lawful name change the voter must notify the election authority in writing, in person or at any registration location. You may also make any name change by completing the information requested on the reverse side of your voter identification card. The voter may vote one time only under the previous name.

If you Move

When a voter moves, the voter must notify the election authority in writing, in person or at any registration location. You may also make any address change by completing the information requested on the reverse side of your identification card.

Absentee Voting

You may vote an absentee ballot in the County Clerk's Office at the Cass County Old Courthouse, 102 E Wall Street, in Harrisonville, beginning 6 weeks prior to an election date. Voting absentee is available until 5:00 p.m. the day before an Election Day and Saturday prior to an Election Day from 9:00a.m, to 12:00 noon.

The following is a list of reasons for requesting an absentee ballot:

  • Absent from the jurisdiction on election day.
  • Incapacity or confinement due to illness or physical disability, including a person responsible for the care of person confined.
  • Religious belief or practice.
  • Employment as an election worker.
  • Incarceration, provided all qualification for voting are retained.

Requesting and Absentee Ballot by Mail

If you wish to vote by mail you must request in writing for a ballot to be mailed to you. A relative may also request a ballot for a voter (college student, etc.). A form to request an absentee ballot is available by clicking on Request for Absentee Ballot. An absentee ballot request must be mailed to the County Clerk's Office, 102 E. Wall Street, Harrisonville, Mo. 64701 or faxed to 816- 380-8101. The last day a ballot can be mailed is the Wednesday prior to any election.

The following information is necessary in requesting an absentee ballot:

              1. Jr., Sr., II, Etc.
              2. Cass County Address
              3. The address where ballot is to be mailed
              4. Reason for voting absentee ballot
              5. Date of the election
              6. Your political party preference if applying during a primary election.

Military stationed inside or outside of the United States may request an absentee ballot by obtaining a request form from a commanding officer.

Voters with a permanent illness or disability may request to be put on a permanent homebound list for voting absentee. For information please contact the County Clerk's Office at 816-380 8108.

Please, exercise your right to vote!!

Sincerely, JANET BURLINGAME

Cass County Clerk – Election Authority

Voting & Election Information

 

 

2014 Missouri Election Calendar

Official
Election Day

Style of Election

Last Day to Register to Vote

First Day for
Candidate Filing

Last Day for
Candidate Filing

Final Certification Date

February 4, 2014

Bond elections may be held on the first Tuesday after the first Monday in February but no other issue shall be included on the ballot for such election.

January 8, 2014

October 15, 2013
[Jurisdictions in
Kansas City begin filing
October 22, 2013]

November 19, 2013

November 26, 2013

March 4, 2014
(see local charter)

Charter cities and charter counties ONLY

February 5, 2014

November 12, 2013
[Jurisdictions in
Kansas City begin filing November 19, 2013]

December 17, 2013

December 24, 2013

April 8, 2014

General Municipal Election Day

March 12, 2014

December 17, 2013
[Jurisdictions in
Kansas City begin filing December 24, 2013]

January 21, 2014

January 28, 2014

August 5, 2014

Primary Election

July 9, 2014

February 25, 2014

March 25, 2014

May 27, 2014

November 4, 2014

General Election

October 8, 2014

July 15, 2014*
[Jurisdictions in
Kansas City begin filing
July 22, 2014]

August 19, 2014*

August 26, 2014

 *Opening and closing of filing for jurisdictions authorized to elect directors in November, such as 911 & Emergency Services directors.
[Bracketed dates apply to any jurisdiction partially or wholly located in Kansas City, Missouri.]

Statutory References (RSMo)

Official Election Day

§§ 115.121, 115.123

Style of Election

§§ 115.121, 115.123

Last Day to Register

§ 115.135.1

First Day to File

§§ 115.127.5, 115.329.1, 115.349.2, 115.761

Last Day to File

§§ 115.127.5, 115.329.1, 115.349.1

Final Certification Date

§§ 115.125, 115.387, 115.401, 116.240

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