Voting Absentee for 2021 Elections
NOTICE OF ABSENTEE VOTING
ABSENTEE VOTING BEGINS FEBRUARY 23, 2021
FOR THE GENERAL MUNICIPAL ELECTION
TO BE HELD ON TUESDAY, APRIL 6, 2021
ABSENTEE voting begins six weeks before every election and is available to any registered Adair County voter that will be unable to make it to their polling place on Election Day due to their absence from Adair County, illness or physical disability or caretaker, religious belief or practice, service as a poll worker, incarceration but have retained qualifications for voting, or certified participant in Missouri’s Safe at Home program.
Beginning February 23, 2021, you can vote an absentee ballot in person at the Adair County Annex building located at 300 N Franklin St, Kirksville, MO until 5:00 p.m. on April 5, 2021. Regular office hours are 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Monday through Friday, and April 3rd 8:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.
To receive an absentee ballot by mail you must send your signed request for a ballot by letter, FAX or email to the County Clerk’s office. Requests for ballots to be mailed will be accepted until 5:00 PM Wednesday, March 24, 2021. Applications are available at www.sos.mo.gov or call our office if you have any questions. Please include the address where you live and are registered, along with the address to which the ballot is to be mailed, your birth date or the last four (4) digits of your social security number for identification purposes. Family members to the second degree may apply for a relative who is unable to do so.
All ballots must be returned to the Clerk’s Office before the polls close at 7:00 p.m. on Election Day. Persons that request an absentee ballot due to incapacity or confinement due to illness or physical disability or caretaker do not need to have their ballot return envelopes notarized. All other absentee ballot return envelopes must be notarized.
SANDY COLLOP, ADAIR COUNTY CLERK
106 W. WASHINGTON, KIRKSVILLE, MO 63501
Questions regarding Absentee Voting can be directed to:
Adair County Clerk’s Office