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Missouri Voter Registration

Ever since our country was founded, the right to vote is one that has always been held in sacred honor.  Here at Missouri Baptist University, we want to make it easy for you to register to vote in time for Election Day on Tuesday, November 8, 2016 as well as for all future elections.  Below are some links to websites that will help you 1) get registered to vote, 2) find out if you are already registered to vote, 3) vote absentee if you anticipate not being available to vote on Election Day, and 4) learn more about the candidates.

  1. How do I register to vote?
    For Missouri residents: http://www.sos.mo.gov/elections/goVoteMissouri/register
    For Illinois residents: https://www.elections.il.gov/votinginformation/register.aspx

    For all other states, you can access your home state's voter registration pages through RockTheVote.com's voter registration page at https://register.rockthevote.com/registrants/new

    If you are currently serving in any branch of our military, for which we thank you for your service, please visit the following page to register:  https://rockthevote.overseasvotefoundation.org/vote/home.htm
     
  2. Am I already registered to vote?
    Find out at RockTheVote.com, which has a page dedicated to finding out such information, at https://www.rockthevote.com/get-informed/elections/am-i-registered-to-vote
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  3. I anticipate not being here to vote on Election Day and wish to vote absentee.  How do I do that?
    For Missouri residents, go to http://www.sos.mo.gov/elections/goVoteMissouri/howtovote#Absentee
    For Illinois residents, go to http://www.elections.state.il.us/votinginformation/beforeelectionday.aspx
     
  4. Where can I find information on the candidates?
    There are several places you can go to find such information about everyone running for elected office:

    Politics1.com offers such information about candidates in all 50 states.
    To view that information, please select your home state from the drop-down list below and click the "Go!" button:
     

    Ballotpedia also offers information about candidates in all 50 states.
    To view that information, please select your home state from the drop-down list below and click the "Go!" button:
     

    Other helpful websites include:

    Vote411.org
    Project Vote Smart
    Rock The Vote
    OnTheIssues.org

  5. Where can I find information on ballot measures?

    Ballotpedia offers information about ballot measures in all 50 states.
    To view that information, please select your home state from the drop-down list below and click the "Go!" button:

     
     
  6. What do I need to bring with me when I go to the polls to vote?
    RockTheVote.com tells what you are required to bring with you at the polls for all 50 states.  That information can be found at http://www.rockthevote.com/get-informed/elections/voter-id-requirements/state
     
  7. What time do the polls open and close in my state?
    A full list of poll hours for each state can be found at https://ballotpedia.org/State_Poll_Opening_and_Closing_Times_(2016)
     
  8. Where do I go to vote?
    TriggerTheVote.org has a page on their website that contains links to the Secretary of State offices in all 50 states, at https://triggerthevote.org/find-polling-place

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