The League of Women Voters of Southeast Missouri is a non-partisan political organization dedicated to active citizen participation in democracy.

One of the most trusted and respected organizations in our community, the League is a force for change, shaping the important issues that keep our communities strong.

We are a grassroots organization working to make democracy work. We work to influence policy through education and advocacy.

Upcoming Events

Voter Registration table at the Naturalization Ceremony

Common Pleas Courthouse steps in Cape Girardeau during the July 4th Celebration

Look for our table at the bottom of the steps 7:00-8:00 PM.

Recent League Events and Programs
5th Annual Power of Women Luncheon

Wednesday, March 30, 2016 - Show-Me Center, 1333 N. Sprigg Street, Cape Girardeau
Expo 10:30 a.m. – 11:45 a.m.
Luncheon 11:45 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.

A Town Hall Meeting with Local Officials from Southeast Missouri,

Thursday, February 11, 2016

Thank you to the speakers, audience members, and to our two co-sponsors,

Cape Girardeau Area Chamber of Commerce and
Jackson Area Chamber of Commerce

Dwain Hahs, Mayor, Jackson

Dr. John Link, Superintendent, Jackson Public Schools

Harry Rediger, Mayor, Cape Girardeau

Dr. James Welker, Superintendent, Cape Girardeau Public Schools

Roger Hudson, Treasurer, Cape Girardeau County

2015 Great American 4th of July Celebration - Arena Park in Cape Girardeau

Hosted a voter registration table after the naturalization ceremony.

4th Annual Power of Women Luncheon - March 11, 2015

The Expo was great and we got to introduce our group to many beautiful, smart, community oriented ladies.

LWV table 2015

Voting Rights presentation at the River Heritage Museum

Dr. Rick Althaus, Professor of Political Science at SEMO, spoke to LWVSEMO members and friends at the River Heritage Museum on Oct. 21.  He spoke about voting rights issues nationwide and in Missouri and we had a lively discussion.

See the picture gallery for more photos.

Next League Events and Programs

LWVSEMO has many capable speakers who are available to speak to your group on election issues. Call us at 573-450-2493.

Voter Information                                                    

How do I register to vote in Cape Girardeau County?                                

How do I register to vote in other SEMO counties?  Go to the lower right corner to select your county and find the location and phone number of the county registration service.                                 

Where do I vote? 


Elections scheduled for 2016

Presidential Preference Primary in Missouri, March 15, 2016

The last day to register to vote for this election is February 17, 2016.

For the 2016 election cycle, the primary will be held on Tuesday, March 15, 2016. The filing period for candidates for the presidential primary from Missouri's established political parties begins at 8:00 a.m. on December 1, 2015 and ends at 5:00 p.m. on December 29, 2015. (Sections 115.123 and 115.755, RSMo.)

However, primary voters may select only one party's ballot. Voters who do not wish to give a political party preference may request an issues only ballot, if one is available in that particular jurisdiction.

The 4 established parties in Missouri are: Democratic, Republican, Libertarian and Constitution.  Candidates on the ballot are:








United States President    







Democratic Party


Mailing Address                       

Hillary Clinton

300 Cadman Plaza West, 11th Floor, Brooklyn, NY 11201

Henry Hewes

515 Madison Ave., New York, NY 10022

Roque "Rocky" De La Fuente

5440 Morehouse Drive, #45, San Diego, CA 92121

Bernie Sanders

P.O. Box 905, Burlington, VT 05402

Keith Judd

P.O. Box 1884, Midland, TX 79702

Willie L. Wilson

345 E Wacker Drive, Suite 4601, Chicago, IL 60601

Martin J. O'Malley

1501 St. Paul St, Ste 115, Baltimore, MD 21202

John Wolfe

3815 Forrest Highlands Dr, Chattanooga, TN 37415

Jon Adams

417 Riverside Drive, New York, NY 10025


Republican Party


Mailing Address                       

Chris Christie

P.O. Box 9119, Morristown, NJ 07963

Jeb Bush

9250 W. Flagler St., Ste. 502, Miami, FL 33174

Ben Carson

1800 Diagonal Road, Suite 140, Alexandria, VA 22314

Donald J. Trump

725 Fifth Avenue, 5th Floor, New York, NY 10022

Marco Rubio

P.O. Box 558701, Miami, FL 33255

Ted Cruz

P.O. Box 25376, Houston, TX 77265

Rick Santorum

P.O. Box 238, Verona, PA 15147

Carly Fiorina

1020 N. Fairfax Street, Suite 200, Alexandria, VA 22314

John R. Kasich

P.O. Box 1344, Columbus, OH 43216

Rand Paul

513 C St. NE, Washington, DC 20002

Jim Lynch

20635 Abbey Woods Ct N. Ste 303, Frankfort, IL 60423

Mike Huckabee

P.O. Box 3357, Little Rock, AR 72203


Libertarian Party


Mailing Address                       

Austin Petersen

19615 S. State Rt. J, Peculiar, MO 64078

Steven Elliott (Steve) Kerbel

P.O. Box 50858. Colorado Springs, CO 80949-0858

Rhett Rosenquest Smith

P.O. Box 17271. San Antonio, TX 78217

Cecil Ince

526 South Belcrest Ave.. Springfield, MO 65802

Marc Allan Feldman

3169 Willow Lane, Beachwood, OH 44122

                                                                Constitution Party

There are no candidates for the Constitution Party on this ballot.

Source: Missouri Secretary of State

Vote411 Voter Guide
  The LWVMO has adopted the vote411.org as our voter guide. Click here to use the voter guide.



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