November 2016 Official Election Results


:: Official Election Information From the Bates County Clerk

How Do I Register to Vote in Bates County?

Come to the Bates County Clerk's Office in the Bates County Courthouse.  You will need a form of ID and if the ID does not have a current address, you will need to bring some sort of paperwork that shows you have a Bates County address!!! 

Where Do I Go to Vote in Bates County?

Polls open at 6 AM and close at 7 PM at all polling locations. 
Click here for Polling places by the precinct you live in..


Absentee Ballot application for General Election, November 8, 2016

November 2016 Sample Ballot    This sample ballot contains all races and questions for Bates County.  Your actual ballot will only include the races in the districts for which you are registered.

Filled out applications can be emailed to bates@sos.mo.gov




Important Election Dates for 2016

Election Day
Style of

Last Day to
Register to Vote

First Day for
Candidate Filing

Last Day for
Candidate Filing
Certification Date
March 15 Presidental Primary February 17  December 1 December 29 January 5
April 5 Municipal March 9 December 15 January 19 January 26
August 2 Primary July 6 February 23 March 29 May 24
November 8 General October 12 July 19 August 23 August 30



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