Your Rights



Learn about the "Help America Vote Act" by clicking this link





As a registered Missouri voter, you have the right to:

  1. Cast your ballot free from interference and in a private and secret manner unless assistance is requested.

  2. View written instructions on how to obtain a ballot for voting, how to vote and prepare the ballot for deposit in the ballot box.

  3. Ask for and receive further instructions from election judges concerning the manner of voting.

  4. View a sample ballot in the polling place before voting.

  5. Cast a vote if you are in line before the polls are closed at 7 p.m.

  6. Ask to have the election judges or person of your choice assist you in voting if you cannot read, are blind, or have any other physical disability and cannot vote your ballot. Request curbside voting or a more accessible polling location if needed.

  7. Receive another ballot if your ballot is accidentally spoiled or you make an error.

  8. Vote on statewide candidates and issues and federal candidates by provisional ballot if the election judges or the election authority cannot determine your registration status.

  9. Vote by absentee ballot when permitted by law.

  10.   File a grievance with the office of the Secretary of State if your rights under the Help America Vote Act, Title III, have been violated.