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Voting Fact Sheet: General Election, November 6, 2018

What are acceptable forms of ID for voting?

Note: A photo ID is NOT required to vote. The process for voting is exactly the same if you have a photo ID and if you have a form of ID without a photo.



  • Photo ID issued by the Missouri or US governments
    • Driver’s license
    • Non-driver’s license
    • Passport
    • Military ID
  • Document issued by the US government
    • Social Security card
    • Medicare card
    • Federal employee ID card
  • Document issued by the MO government
    • Medicaid card
    • Birth certificate
    • State employee card
  • Voter registration card
  • ID issued by a MO institute of higher education
  • Current copy of a utility bill, bank statement, paycheck, or government check

Voting with no ID

If you do not bring any ID at all with you to the polls, you can vote provisionally – your ballot will be placed in a blue provisional ballot envelope that you must sign. The ballot will be counted if:

  1. You return to your polling place on Election Day with a valid form of ID OR
  2. The signature on the envelope is determine to match the signature on file with your election authority


Find your polling place at:



6:00 AM to 7:00 PM

If you are in line at 7:00 PM, you have the right to cast a ballot.


To ask a question, report an incident, call the




If someone NEEDS a ride to the polls, they can call the Voter Hotline


If someone is OFFERING rides to the polls, they can reach out to


  • The voter registration deadline for the General Election was October 10. Anyone who registered after the deadline is NOT eligible to vote on November 6.
  • If you move from one county to another, you must re-register to vote.
  • The last day to request a mail-in absentee ballot was October 31.
  • The last day to vote absentee in-person is November 5.
  • Mail-in absentee ballots must be notarized and returned by 7:00 PM on Election Day.