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Election 2020

Information on voting, voter registration, candidates and issues in the Presidential and other elections.

2020 Elections Guide

This guide will help you find credible information on candidates, political parties, and campaign issues for the 2020 elections, including voter registration.

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Important Deadlines

Missouri State Primary Election

Aug 4, 2020

  • Voter Registration Deadline: Postmarked by Wed Jul 8, 2020 
  • Deadline to Request an Absentee or Mail-In Ballot: Received by Wed Jul 22, 2020 5:00PM CDT 
  • Deadline to Return Completed Absentee or Mail-In Ballot: Received by Tue Aug 4, 2020 7:00PM CDT

Missouri General Election

Nov 3, 2020

  • Voter Registration Deadline: Postmarked by Wed Oct 7, 2020
  • Deadline to Request an Absentee Ballot: Received by Wed Oct 21, 2020 5:00PM CDT
  • Deadline to Return Completed Absentee Ballot: Tue Nov 3, 2020 7:00PM CST

Illinois General Election

Nov 3, 2020

  • Early Voting: Oct 19, 2020 - Nov 2, 2020
  • Voter Registration Deadlines:
    • Tue Oct 6, 2020
    • Online by Sun Oct 18, 2020
    • Voter Registration "Grace Period" Wed Oct 7, 2020 thru Election Day
    • Election Day Registration & Voting (Call Local Election Office) Tue Nov 3, 2020
  • Deadline to Request an Absentee Ballot:
    • Thu Oct. 29, 2020 
    • In-Person Request by Mon Nov 2, 2020
  • Deadline to Return Completed Absentee Ballot: Postmarked by Tue Nov 3, 2020; received by Tue Nov 17, 2020

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