Absentee Voting for November 6 Election

Absentee balloting in the City of St. Louis for the November 6, 2012 General Election is available Monday through Friday between the hours of 8:00 A.M. and 5:00 P.M., as well as on all Saturdays during October, starting October 13, between the hours of 9:00 A.M. and 1:00 P.M.

Absentee balloting will continue until 5:00 P.M. on Monday, November 5, the day before the Election, including on Saturday, November 3, between the hours of 9:00 A.M. and 3:00 P.M.

Absentee voters will have the option of casting their ballot at the Election Board, using either an optical scan voting machine or a touch screen machine that is handicap accessible and allows the voter to verify that the ballot is correct before casting it, or by requesting an absentee ballot by mail. For more information about absentee voting, contact the Absentee Department at 314-622-3230 or 314-622-3319.

All City voters will have the opportunity to vote for candidates for President and Vice-President, U.S. Senate, U.S. Representative, State Senator, State Representative, as well as several state and municipal offices; to vote on whether certain judges whose terms expire December 31, 2012, shall be retained in office for new terms, and to vote on several state and local propositions.

Any City resident, who is unsure as to whether he/she is registered, or has moved since they last voted, is encouraged to contact the Election Board to confirm or update their registration status.

Election Board Chairperson the Honorable Joan M. Burger reminds all qualified citizens to exercise their right to vote in this important election, and to look for their “Notice of Election” card in the mail in the next few weeks that will include an all races sample ballot and their correct polling place location.

For more information about the November 6, 2012 General Election, please contact the Election Board at 314-622-4336 or visit the Board’s website at www.stlelections.com. A variety of helpful voter information is available on this user-friendly resource.

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