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Missouri Republicans vow to push again for voter ID law

(Missouri Independent) – With several months to go before state lawmakers return for the 2022 legislative session, Republicans are promising to once again push to require photo identification to vote. Committees in the Missouri House and Senate held hearings Tuesday dominated by discussions of requiring a government-issued ID for both in-person and absentee voting. Secretary […]

Absentee Voting

Nine take advantage of Grundy County Clerk’s special hours on Saturday

During special hours Saturday morning at the Grundy County Clerk’s office, nine people voted absentee for Tuesday’s election. That brought to 95 the number of absentee ballots returned to the county clerk’s office with another 24 ballots requested but not yet returned. Absentee voting will be held on Monday until 5 p.m. at county clerk’s […]

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County Clerk to open on Saturday in Grundy and Livingston County for absentee voting

The Grundy County Clerk’s office will be open special hours on Saturday morning for individuals wishing to vote absentee in Tuesday’s election. The special hours are from 8 until noon on Saturday. The Grundy County Clerk’s office is on the second floor of the courthouse in Trenton. The Livingston County Clerk’s office in Chillicothe will […]

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Audio: Missouri House gives final approval to large election legislation; bill includes photo ID requirement

Legislation that requires a photo ID and the use of a paper ballot was given final approval by the Missouri House in Jefferson City on Thursday. The vote, primarily along party lines, was 109-48. House Bill 738 is sponsored by veteran State Rep. Don Rone (R-Portageville), who represents the Bootheel. Rone was unable to make it to the […]

Absentee Voting

Absentee ballots for the April 6th election now available at the Livingston County Clerk’s office

Absentee ballots for the April 6th Municipal Election are available in the Livingston County Clerk’s Office in the courthouse in Chillicothe. Residents wanting to vote absentee may contact the office from 8:30 to 4:30 to inquire about the process. The last day to register to vote is March 10th for the April 6th election. The […]

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Daviess County residents encouraged to contact county clerk if there are questions about voting eligibility

Daviess County Clerk Ronetta Burton encourages county residents who want to vote in the April 6th Municipal Election to contact her office to see if they are eligible to vote absentee in person or by mail. She says that will allow residents to stay sheltered at home and still be able to vote. Absentee voting […]

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Audio: Secretary of State Ashcroft says Missouri conducted four safe, secure elections in 2020

Missouri’s Secretary of State is praising poll workers across the state, for their assistance with four major elections in 2020. Republican Jay Ashcroft notes those elections included Missouri’s presidential preference primary, the August primary, and November.     The General Assembly in May approved bipartisan legislation expanding absentee voting to those 65 and older or […]

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Curbside voting to be available at Sullivan County polling places

Curbside voting will be available at all Sullivan County polling places Tuesday. Curbside absentee voting will also be available at the courthouse in Milan October 31st from 8 o’clock to noon. The County Clerk’s Office asks that anyone who has been quarantined and does not have symptoms vote curbside. Voters should have their identification ready. […]

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Grundy County Clerk to offer curbside voting for residents in quarantine

The Grundy County Clerk’s Office is making arrangements to have curbside voting for residents who are quarantined by the health department, and the quarantine will not expire by the November 3rd election. County Clerk Betty Spickard is looking to schedule appointments for those residents on the afternoon of October 31st. Quarantined residents are asked to […]

Presidential Election 2020

Audio: Missouri experiences surge in absentee and mail-in voting for General Election

Missouri’s local election authorities have already received more than 555,000 absentee and mail-in ballots combined for the General Election – a jump of about 150,000 requested during this time in 2016. Secretary of State Jay Ashcroft says the increase could impact the polls on Election Day.     The figure also includes in-person absentee voting. […]

Absentee Voting

Grundy and Livingston County clerks to open special hours for absentee voting

The county clerks offices in Grundy and Livingston counties will be open October 31st for absentee voting for the November 3rd General Election. The Grundy County Clerk’s Office in the courthouse in Trenton will be open on October 31st from 8 o’clock to noon. The Livingston County Clerk’s Office in the courthouse in Chillicothe will […]

Absentee Voting

Absentee voting begins in Missouri for November election

Local election authorities have begun mailing out ballots to Missourians who have requested to vote absentee by mail in the General Election. Secretary of State Jay Ashcroft is traveling around Missouri this week to share what the different voting options are for November. “The election authorities did a great job of printing all those ballots […]

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Voting equipment to be tested in Chillicothe

Automatic absentee voting equipment will be tested at the Livingston County Courthouse in Chillicothe. This procedure will ensure that equipment will comply with Missouri statutes. Representatives of the political parties, news media, candidates, and public are invited to attend the testing in the county clerk’s office the morning of Monday, September 21st at 10 o’clock.