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Find answers to some of our most frequently asked questions below. If you still need help, you can reach us by email at firstname.lastname@example.org or phone at 660-663-3300, extension 4.
People in line will wait 6 feet apart, everyone will be required to wear masks, and sanitizer will be available upon entry and exit.
Voters will be required to wear a mask upon entering the building. If you don’t have one, we’ll give you one.
- Voting by mail (last day to mail out a ballot for the April 5th election is March 23, 2022)
- Voting Absentee in person at the County Clerk’s office up to 5pm on Monday, April 4, 2022
- Avoiding voting on Election Day between 6am-8am and 5pm-7pm on Election Day.
You can update your Daviess County residence address by re-registering online or by submitting a paper voter registration application. You will be required to prove your identity on Election Day at the poll. You can also update your voter registration information in person at the County Clerk’s office and prove your identity at that time.
Missouri residents must be registered to vote by 5 pm on the fourth Wednesday before Election Day. For this date and other important election deadlines, see our election calendar.
Missouri law allows voters to cast their Absentee ballots as early as 6 weeks before an election. For the April 5, 2022, General Municipal Election, early voting will begin February 22, 2022. There is only one Absentee voting location in Daviess County:
- County Clerk’s Office: 102 North Main Street, Gallatin, MO 64640. Phone: (660) 663-3300, ext 4.
- Open Monday – Friday 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
Voters in Daviess County must vote at their assigned polling location in the county. Find the the township you reside in for the voting location for you.
In most cases, Missouri voters are required to show identification at their polling place. If this is the first time you are voting in Daviess County (and you have not previously verified your identity at the County Clerk’s office) you will need to bring a valid ID with your current physical address. If your ID does not have your current address you will also have to bring with you a piece of official mail that shows your name and your current physical address (not your mailing address). See the full list of acceptable forms of ID.
- If the polls close while you’re still in line, stay in line – you have the right to vote.
- If you make a mistake on your ballot, ask for a new one.
- If the machines are down at your polling place, ask for a paper ballot.
- Voters are entitled to a provisional ballot, even if they aren’t in the poll book.
- If you run into any problems or have questions on Election Day, call the Election Protection Hotline:
- English: 1-866-OUR-VOTE / 1-866-687-8683
- Spanish: 1-888-VE-Y-VOTA / 1-888-839-8682
- Arabic: 1-844-YALLA-US / 1-844-925-5287
- For Bengali, Cantonese, Hindi, Urdu, Korean, Mandarin, Tagalog, or Vietnamese: 1-888-274-8683
It is your right to vote privately and independently. For information about your options, visit our Accessible Voting page.
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