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Posted on: August 26, 2020

Absentee & Mail-in Voting for the General Election

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Registered voters may apply for absentee voting or mail-in voting for the General Election on November 3, 2020. 

What’s the difference between absentee voting and mail-in voting?

Absentee Voting

  • Registered voters may apply for absentee voting under several circumstances, including if they will be absent from St. Louis County on Election Day, are incapacitated or confined due to sickness or disability (or a caregiver), working as a poll worker, or at risk for contracting or transmitting COVID-19 or has COVID-19. 
  • Registered voters can request an absentee ballot through the St. Louis County Board of Elections. Applications for an absentee ballot for the General Election must be submitted by October 21, 2020.
  • Absentee ballots must be notarized, unless you are incapacitated or confined due to illness or physical disability (or a caregiver), or you have or are at-risk for contracting or transmitting COVID-19. The City has several notaries on staff that offer public notary services for Creve Coeur residents.
  • Absentee ballots can be returned in-person, by mail or by a close relative. All ballots must be received by 7:00 p.m. on Election Day.

Mail-In Voting

  • All registered voters are eligible for mail-in voting. Governor Parson signed Senate Bill 631 into law on June 4, 2020, which authorizes mail-in ballots for the 2020 General Election.
  • All registered voters can request a mail-in ballot from the St. Louis County Board of Elections. Applications for a mail-in ballot for the General Election must be submitted by October 21, 2020.
  • Mail-in ballots must be notarized. The City has several notaries on staff that offer public notary services for Creve Coeur residents.
  • Mail-in ballots can be returned by mail only. All ballots must be received by 7:00 p.m. on Election Day.

Important Dates for the 2020 General Election:

  • Voter Registration Deadline: October 7, 2020
  • Absentee or Mail-in Voting Application Deadline: October 21, 2020
  • General Election: November 3, 2020

For more information, contact the St. Louis County Board of Elections at (314) 615-1800 or visit stlouisco.com/yourgovernment/ElectionBoard.

Absentee vs Mail-in Voting Chart

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