Voter Registration Information

Cape Girardeau County, Missouri

Who can register to vote?


  • United States citizens who reach the age of 17 1/2 may register if they will be 18 by the date of the next election.
  • You must provide some form of identification proving you are that person when registering.
  •  Any one of the following forms will do as identification:
    • Nonexpired Missouri driver license;
    • Nonexpired or nonexpiring Missouri non-driver license;
    • Nonexpired document which contains the voter's name and photograph and is issued by the United States or the state of Missouri; or
    • Nonexpired or nonexpiring military ID card which contains a photograph
    • Identification issued by the state of Missouri, an agency of the state, or a local election authority of the state;
    • Identification issued by the United States government or agency thereof;
    • Identification issued by an institution of higher education, including a university, college, vocational and technical school, located within the state of Missouri; or
    • A copy of a current utility bill, bank statement, paycheck, government check or other government document that contains the name and address of the voter


Where do I register?


  • You can register online if you have a touch screen device by going to the MO Secretary of State website.
  • You may also register by mail by picking up an appropriate form at one of the following locations or printing one from the  MO Secretary of State website.
  •  You can register in person at any of the above locations.

             County Clerk's Office:  1 Barton Square, Jackson, MO 63755; 573-243-3547

      Riverside Regional Library Riverside Regional Library : 204 S. Union, Jackson, MO 63755

      License Bureau : 125 E. MainSt., Jackson, MO 63755

      Missouri Division of Employment Security : 6 Girardeau Ct. , Cape Girardeau, MO 63701


        Registration Office :  44 N. Lorimier, Cape Girardeau, MO 63701

       Cape Girardeau Public Library : 711 N. Clark , Cape Girardeau, MO 63701

       License Bureau : 51 S. Plaza Way, Cape Girardeau, MO 63703

       Cape Girardeau County Public Health Center : 1121 Linden , Cape Girardeau, MO 63701


When do I need to register?

  • Registration books close the fourth Wednesday before each election. To be correctly registered for the first time in Cape Girardeau County, you must register before the books close.

For further information, call the office of the County Clerk at (573)243-3547 or contact the Cape Griardeau County Clerk at the Cape County Web site.


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