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Coming Election

Tuesday, April 7, 2020

General Municipal Election

The April 7, 2020 election has been postponed until June 2, 2020 as declared by executive order from Missouri Governor Mike Parson.

This information is from the Missouri Secretary of State: "Pursuant to Governor Mike Parson’s Executive Order 20-02 declaring a state of emergency in response to COVID-19 and a request from Secretary of State Jay Ashcroft, Governor Parson today signed Executive Order 20-03 ordering all Missouri municipal elections previously scheduled for April 7, 2020, to be postponed to June 2, 2020. The Executive Order declares that ballots already printed for the April 7 election may be used at the postponed date of June 2. Voters who have attained the age of 18 by April 7 will be allowed to cast a ballot." For the entire message, please go to: https://www.sos.mo.gov/default.aspx?PageId=9820

Voters now have until May 20 at 5:00 p.m. to request an absentee ballot for municipal elections in Missouri. All absentee ballots must be received by 7:00 p.m. on June 2.

In-person absentee voting is open until June 1 at 5:00 p.m.

You may request an absentee ballot online at www.capecountyelections.com or call (573)243-3547 or email kclark@capecounty.us to receive an absentee ballot request form by mail or you can get the form to apply for an absentee ballot online at:



For more information, sample ballots, and calendars, please go to:


Cape Girardeau County Clerk



Missouri Secretary of State




Voter ID

The Cape Girardeau County Clerk recently mailed new voter ID cards. If you have not received yours, please contact the clerk's office at 573-243-3547 or kclark@capecounty.us.

However, you must have the state required ID in order to vote. For more information, please see "Show It 2 Vote" at:




 Voters' Forum - CANCELLED

Unfortunately, we must cancel the voters' forum for the April 7 election.

Please check the League of Women Voters webpage and Facebook page for future forums.


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Voter Information 

How do I register to vote in MO?   

You can register to vote online at the MO secretary of State website : https://www.sos.mo.gov/elections/goVoteMissouri/register  . 

You can register in person at any of the sites in the link below:  http://www.capecountyelections.com/voting-information/voter-registration/       

For help in registering call the County Clerk's Office at 573-243-3547.


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