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November 7, 2023 Special Election for St. Charles City

April 2, 2024 General Municipal Election

Candidate Filing Information

  • Candidate filing for the April 2, 2024 General Municipal Election is Dec. 5-26, 2023.
  • St. Charles County Ambulance District candidates file at the St. Charles County Election Authority at 397 Turner Blvd., St. Peters, MO 63376. The office is open 8 a.m.- 5 p.m., Monday-Friday. The office is closed Dec. 22 and 25. Contact the Election Authority at 636-949-7550 for questions.
  • All other candidates file at the office of the political subdivision for which they are running. To find your filing location, view your political subdivision for the phone number and address.
  • Candidates must show proof of identity when filing (Missouri driver's license, birth certificate or federal identification).
  • Candidate's Affidavit of Tax Payments and Bonding Requirements (Form 5120) must be filed with the Department of Revenue and a copy given to the political subdivision when filing. Please note that the form must be notarized. Information regarding this requirement is available in the Candidate's Affidavit of Tax Payments and Bonding Requirements section on the Department of Revenue's website.
  • View the Missouri Ethics Commission website for more information or call 800-392-8660.

Photo IDs Required for Voting

IDs allowed for voting

  1. Nonexpired Missouri driver’s license
  2. Nonexpired or nonexpiring Missouri nondriver’s license
  3. Military ID with a photo that is not expired or has no expiration date
  4. A U.S. or Missouri-issued document with the voter’s name (matching the most recent signature on their registration record), photo, and an expiration date and isn’t expired (or, if expired, after the date of the most recent general election)

If a voter does not have a photo ID, they can use a blue provisional ballot that counts if the signature on the blue envelope matches the signature on the voter registration record, regardless of whether the voter is Active or Active – Needs ID

Commonly used IDs are that are NO LONGER allowed: student IDs, out-of-state driver’s licenses, voter ID cards, sample ballots, utility bills, and bank statements.

Absentee Voting

  • Voters need to bring a photo ID to vote in person absentee. 
  • No-excuse in person absentee voting starts on the second Tuesday before the election at the Election Authority office. 
  • Absentee excuses increased to include a voter is incapacitated or confined on election day and a caretaker residing at the same address, and adds that being a first responder, health care worker, or member of law enforcement are valid reasons to vote absentee 
  • Election authorities need to hand mark or stamp each absentee ballot envelope as it is “received” with the date and time.
  • Ban on drop boxes 
  • No one can solicit a voter into receiving an absentee ballot application and pre-filled absentee ballot applications are prohibited.

No Excuse Absentee Voting

For two weeks leading up to an election, voters can vote in-person absentee without an excuse. The implementation of the new election law, which became effective Aug. 28, 2022, gives voters in Missouri increased access to absentee voting.

Directions to the Election Authority

  • The Election Authority is located off I-70 and Highway 79 in St. Peters.
  • Exit off I-70 and head north on Highway 79.
  • Get in the right lane and bear right onto the North Outer Road exit.
  • Go straight at the stop sign, crossing over the North Outer Road.
  • You will be on Turner Boulevard. The Election Authority is in the second building on the right.

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