Absentee Voting in Person:

Office hours are Monday – Friday, 8:30 am to 5:00 pm (we do not close for lunch).

The JCEB is also open Saturday, March 24, and Saturday, March 31, from 8:30 am to 12:30 pm.

Residents of Kansas City go to https://www.kceb.org.

For more information, contact:
JCEB Offices – 215 N. Liberty, Independence, MO 64050 | (816) 325-4600

Absentee Voting by Mail:

Overseas Citizens and Military – Click HERE for special instructions.

All Others:

In order to receive an absentee ballot by mail you MUST send in a written request. Exceptions:

  • A parent may request a ballot be mailed to their child or vice versa but the request is required to be made in person at our office
  • A person may request a ballot be mailed to their spouse but the request is required to be made in person at our office
  • Requests for an absentee ballot by mail must be received in our office no later than 5:00 pm on Wednesday prior to the election in order to mail out a ballot.

Requests for the April 3, 2018 General Municipal Election must be received on or before
Wednesday, March 28, 2018.

If a request for absentee ballot is received after 5:00 pm on the Wednesday prior to the election, regardless of when it was mailed, a ballot will NOT be forth coming.

  • Click HERE to print the Application for Absentee Ballot. The following items must be on your written request in order to receive a ballot by mail.
  • Printed Name as Registered
  • Registered Address
  • Mailing Address (If different)
  • Reason for needing an Absentee Ballot
  • Phone Number, Birth Date, and last 4 digits of Social Security #
  • Signature (It must be signed)
  • Once you receive and vote your ballot it will need to be notarized before you mail it back in order for it to be counted.
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