78th District Absentee Voting Begins Tuesday

AbsenteeRasheenAbsentee Voting begins Tuesday, September 24th for the November 5th Special Election to fill the vacancy caused by resignation of 78th District State Rep. Bruce Franks, Jr.  In all, there are six Missouri House seats across the state with Special Elections that day.

Absentee Ballot Information including Printable Application

You can vote Absentee 8 am to 5 pm Monday-Friday at the Board of Elections, 300 North Tucker.

Special Saturday Absentee Voting Hours 9 am to 1 pm Saturday, November 2nd.

October 9th is Voter Registration Deadline for this Election.

Check your Voter Registration here

You may Register to Vote in person on Weekdays 8 am to 5 pm at St. Louis City Board of Election.  More information.

You may Register to Vote at any St. Louis Public Library, but please call ahead to ensure a Voter Registration Registrar will be available when you plan to visit.

You may Register to Vote at any Missouri Department of Revenue Fee Office, including the DMV Office in Room 111 at City Hall run by the Collector of Revenue Gregg Daly.

You may Print a Voter Registration Application, complete it, and mail it in.

At the August 22nd Deadline to file for the Special Election for 78th District, the only candidate to file was 5th Ward Democratic Committeeman Rasheen Aldridge, meaning he is unopposed for the position.

Aldridge defeated 7th Ward Committeeman Marty Murray Jr. for the nomination. Last year, Aldridge defeated Murray in his re-election bid for chairmanship of the 78th District Democratic Party Committee.

The Republican, Green, Libertarian, and Constitution Parties could have submitted a nominee but did not. No one submitted petition signatures to get on the ballot as an Independent candidate. Less than 200 signatures were needed.

In the 7th Ward, Voters in Precincts 4, 5, and 6 (voting at Central Library in Downtown, St. Vincent’s Hall in LaSalle Park, and Metropolitan Community Church in Soulard) are in 78th District. Voters in 7th Ward, Precincts 1, 2, 3 (voting at Sigel School in McKinley Heights) are in 79th District represented by State Rep. LaKeySha Bosley.

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