Elections are the responsibility of the County Clerk's Office

Registration and Absentee Deadlines:

Last day to register for any election: Fourth Wednesday prior to election

Last day to request an absentee ballot to be mailed: 2nd Wednesday prior to election

Last day to vote absentee in person: Monday before election

  • Absentee ballots may not be carried out by anyone
  • Absentee ballots may be returned by mail or in person
  • Persons in the military or persons requesting absentee ballots due to illness or physical confinement or caretakers of persons who are ill or disabled are not required to have their ballot notarized. All other absentee ballots must be notarized.

Absentee Voting Information:

Persons eligible to vote absentee:
Any registered voter of this state may vote absentee ballot if he or she expects to be prevented from going to the polls due to:

  • Absence from county
  • Incapacity or confinement due to illness or physical disability, including caring for person who is incapacitated or confined due to illness or disability
  • Religious belief or practice
  • Employment as or by an election authority at a location other than your polling place
  • Incarceration, provided all qualifications for voting are retained

Persons in Federal Service:
Any person in federal service who is eligible to register and vote in this state may vote even if they are not registered.

Any person who is authorized to vote for federal officers by federal law may vote by absentee ballot for president, vice president, U.S. Senator, representative in Congresss and statewide elected officials without being registered. Such person shall make application for an absentee ballot not later than 5:00 P.M. on the Wednesday before the election.

Persons moving from one county to another:
Any registered voter who moves from one county to another county in the state after the books close may vote by absentee ballot for president and vice-president, U.S. Senator, representative in Congress, statewide elected officials and state wide questions, propositions and amendments without being registered in his new jurisdiction of residence. Such person shall make application for an absentee ballot not later than 5:00 P.M. on the day before the election.

Application for Absentee Ballot
Application may be made by the applicant in person, by mail, fax, email or for the applicant in person by his or her guardian or a relative within the second degree by consanguinity of affinity.

Election Schedules
Primary Elections are held on the first Tuesday, after the first Monday in August and the General Elections are held the first Tuesday, after the first Monday in November. See Election Calendar.



Polling Locations

Spring Creek East: Dent County Fire Department
Meramec East: Dent County Fire Department
Spring Creek West: Salem City Hall Basement
Franklin: Oak Hill R-1 School Gym
Linn: Oak Hill R-1 School Gym
Gladden: Oak Hill R-1 School Gym
Texas: Green Forest R-2 School Gym
Current: Green Forest R-2 School Gym
Watkins: Dent Phelps R-3 School Gym
Norman: Northwood R-4 School Gym
Shortbend: Northwood R-4 School Gym
Osage: United Macedonia Baptist Church Basement
Sinkin: Bunker City Hall

 
FINAL RESULTS APRIL 6, 2021 MUNICIPAL ELECTION
FINAL RESULTS NOVEMBER 3, 2020 GENERAL ELECTION

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