Voting Rights

Tues., Sept 19 is National Voter Registration Day

September 19, 2023

Make sure you are #VoteReady to hit the polls in the upcoming primaries & general election by registering or confirming your registration at

In honor of last week’s Disability Voting Rights Week, the League of Women Voters of Metro St. Louis and Paraquad teamed up to create this guide for voters with disabilities.

The Missouri Voter Protection Coalition (MOVPC) has put together information on what every MO voter needs to know, which can be found here.

VOTE on April 4-General Municipal Election Day

March 2023

No-excuse, in-person absentee voting is able for the two weeks before each election. Several area election authorities now offer satellite voting sites for voters with a state-issued photo ID at the following locations

St. Louis City

  • Board of Elections, 300 N. Tucker Blvd., 63101
  • Buder Library, 4401 Hampton Ave., 63109
  • Schlafly Library, 225 N. Euclid Ave., 63108
  • Walnut Park Library, 5760 W. Florissant Ave., 63120

St. Louis County:

  • Board of Elections, 725 Northwest Plaza Dr., St. Ann, 63074
  • North County Recreation Complex – 2577 Redman Rd., St. Louis MO 63136
  • Ballwin Police Department, 300 Park Drive, Ballwin, 63011
  • Affton White-Rodgers Community Center, 9801 Mackenzie Rd., St. Louis, 63123

St. Charles:

  • County Clerk, 397 Turner Blvd., St. Peters, 63376
  • Element Church, 100 Mall Parkway, Suite 500, Wentzville, 63385

The polls will be open from 6 a.m. to 7 p.m. on Election Day. Current law requires a government-issued photo ID or passport to vote. Voters without a valid ID can cast a provisional ballot at their polling place on Election Day but their signature will have to match one on file with the election authority to count. 

For a free ride to the polls in St. Louis City or County, call the A. Phillip Randolph Institute at 314-562-0411.

If you have difficulties registering or have any questions about or problems voting in Missouri, call the Election Protection Hotline at 866-OUR-VOTE (866-687-8683).

Sign up to volunteer for Election Protection for April 4 Election at

Take Action to Protect Voting Rights in MO!

January 30, 2023

Elections and Elected Officials committee will hold hearings on initiative petitions at 10 a.m. Thursday, February 2 – make your voice heard with the #MOLEG.

Submit testimony to the Elections and Elected Officials committee by 9 a.m. on Thursday, 2/2/23.

Tell the #MOLEG we support expanding voter registration and our local elections officials (HB 781).

Tell committee members we oppose HB703, HB780 and HB HJR19.

Talking points here.

Take Action to Protect Voting Rights in MO!

January 29, 2023

Two bills heard by the Missouri House Elections Committee last week have now passed out of committee and are slated to be heard by the House Rules & Administrative Oversight Committee Monday, Jan. 30, 2023 at 12:30 p.m.

The proposed resolutions attacking Missouri’s citizen initiative process will make it harder for citizens to place a proposed measure on the ballot and make it harder for citizen initiatives to pass once they are on the ballot.  

HJR 43 and HJR 30 Bill Summaries and Talking Points

Testimony must be received by 11:30 a.m, Monday, January 30.

Submit Testimony here.

Vote Nov 8 – Midterms Matter!

Volunteers Needed for Election Protection!

Volunteer as a nonpartisan Election Protection Volunteer. Your contributions will help ensure that all eligible voters are able to cast a ballot and make their voices heard. Volunteer opportunities include polling place field monitoring, social media monitoring, and assisting local coordinators.
Sign up at!

Election Protection – Problems Voting?

Questions or problems voting on or before Election Day? Contact Election Protection. Volunteers will be available to assist you with voting problems. Call 866-OUR-VOTE or chat online at

Fact Sheet: Protecting Against Voter Intimidation

Is voter intimidation illegal? What are examples of voter intimidation? Are guns permitted at polling places? What does it mean to be a poll watcher?Learn more at the Institute for Constitutional Advocacy and Protection – Georgetown Law.

Absentee Voting Underway in Missouri

No-Excuse In-Person Absentee Voting With Valid Photo ID: Oct. 25 – Nov. 7 

o-excuse in-person absentee voting (early voting) is now available across St. Louis at the Board of Elections and various satellite offices. Check your local election authority for early voting times and locations, election day polling places and sample ballots: 

Know Before you Go – Look up Your Sample Ballot

Look up Your Sample Ballot

What Every Missouri Voter Needs to Know

Link to quick reference palm cards below:

Understanding Absentee Voting English | Spanish

Election Day Voting in 2022 English | Spanish

Strict Photo ID Requirements Mandated by MO HB 1878

Accessible Voting Instruction For Missouri Voters

Missouri Developmental Disabilities Council (MODDC) is connecting voters and election workers in Missouri with quick, overview videos on how to use the accessible voting equipment in your county. 

Download the postcard for voters and election workers to have with them at their precinct on Election Day.

Choose your county to view instructional videos in English and Spanish.

Free Rides to the Polls

Redistricting Information

There have been significant changes to all the voting districts, especially to Congressional Districts 1 and 2. Please check to know who you are voting for and if your polling placeshave changed.  Reminder –  St. Louis County voters can vote at any polling place.

St. Louis County Board of Elections has created an interactive website that can help you determine your new districts.

Secretary of State Offers Free ID to Vote

Do you need a free ID to vote? The MO Secretary of State will provide one for free. Visit to begin the process. If you already have the necessary underlying documents, bring them with you to the DMV and say “I am here for my free ID to vote.”

Read more about the changes to voting in MO on the HB 1878 Fact Sheet here.

Women’s Voices Members Encourage Voters to Head to the Polls on Nov 8

Volunteers gathered at Grant’s View Library on Mon., Oct. 24 to address and stamp 700 Get Out the Vote postcards to encourage community members to exercise their right to vote in the upcoming general election. Volunteers prepared and mailed an additional 400 postcards on their own, with all cards being mailed in time to reach voters before the election.