Missouris presidential primary is March 10. Heres what to know before you vote – The Rolla Daily News

Posted: March 5, 2020 at 5:58 pm

It's almost Missouri's turn. The state's presidential preference primary election is March 10.

Do you have questions about it? We have answers! Here's everything you need to know before you cast your ballot in Missouri's primary.

Am I registered to vote?

Anyone who registered to vote by Feb. 12 can cast a ballot in the March 10 primary.

To register, one must be:

18 or older

a U.S. citizen

a Missouri resident

You can check your voter registration online to confirm you're OK to cast a ballot March 10.

What's on the ballot?

Presidential candidates. That's it.

The March 10 primary is only for the presidential primary. The primary with state and local candidates and issues will be Aug. 4.

Voters must select one party's ballot. The established parties in Missouri are:






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The candidates who will be on the Republican ballot are:

Donald Trump

Bob Ely

Bill Weld

Joe Walsh

Matthew John Matern

The candidates who will be on the Democratic ballot are:

Amy Klobuchar

Tom Steyer

Tulsi Gabbard

Leonard J. Steinman II

Cory Booker

Joseph R. Biden

Elizabeth Warren

Pete Buttigieg

Bernie Sanders

Velma Steinman

Henry Hewes

Andrew Yang

Roque De La Fuente

John K. Delaney

Julin Castro

Deval Patrick

Marianne Williamson

Michael Bennet

Michael R. Bloomberg

Steve Burke

Robby Wells

William C. (Bill) Haas

The candidate who will be on the Libertarian ballot is:

Jacob Hornberger

The candidates who will be on the Green Party ballot are:

Howie Hawkins

Dario Hunter

David Rolde

The candidates who will be on the Constitution Party ballot are:

Don J. Grundmann

Don Blankenship

Each party's ballot also has an uncommitted option.

When and where do I vote in person?

Polling places will be open from 6 a.m. to 7 p.m. on Election Day.

If you are in line by 7 p.m., you are allowed to cast your vote, even after the polls close.

Where you vote depends on where you live. Find your polling place online through Missouri's voter outreach center.

What do I bring to the polling place?

Any acceptable form of ID. Currently, that includes photo IDs, like Missouri driver's licenses, as well as nonphoto IDs like copies of a current utility bill, bank statement, or a government document containing your name and address.

If you are a registered voter but do not have an acceptable ID, you can still cast a provisional ballot that will be counted if your signature on it matches the signature on your voter registration form.

Top election officials have said the vast majority of those provisional ballots have been counted in recent elections.

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Can I vote early?

No. There is no early voting in Missouri. However...

Can I vote absentee?

Only if the county clerk's office received your request to vote absentee by Feb. 26.

Absentee voters casting a ballot in person can do so from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m., Monday through Friday through March 9 at the Phelps County Clerks office at the Phelps County Courthouse.

Voting absentee by mail

Phelps County abides by Missouri law, which requires that requests for absentee ballots must be received by 5:00 p.m. on the second Wednesday prior to Election Day if the ballot is to be mailed. The deadline for absentee voting in person in the office of the election authority is 5:00 p.m. on the day prior to the election.

Is accessible voting available?

Yes. Missouri offers:

Curbside voting

Accessible polling places

Accessible voting systems

Permanent absentee voting

Find out more on Missouri's accessible voting options here.

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