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 Title IX SUFFRAGE AND ELECTIONS

 Chapter 115 Election Authorities and Conduct of Elections ^  !
115.003   Purpose clause. (11/7/2018)
115.005   Scope of act. (11/7/2018)
115.007   Presumption against implied repealer. (11/7/2018)
115.012   Rules, promulgation, procedure. (8/28/1995)
115.013   Definitions. (11/7/2018)
ELECTION AUTHORITIES
115.015   Election authority established and defined. (1/1/1978)
115.017   Election commissioners, where. (8/28/1997)
115.019   Voters may petition to establish a board of election commissioners, procedure — form of petition. (8/28/2005)
115.021   Jurisdiction of election boards. (1/1/1978)
115.023   Election authority to conduct all elections — which authority, how determined. (11/7/2018)
115.024   Elections rescheduled or relocated due to disaster, definition — election panel established — petition to reschedule or relocate, contents — order — notice, contents — ballots — procedures — appeal. (8/28/2006)
115.027   Election commissioners, how appointed. (8/28/2003)
115.029   Election commissioners, when appointed, term of office. (5/10/1994)
115.031   Election commissioner, qualifications of. (1/1/1978)
115.033   Oath of office, bond, election commissioners. (1/1/1978)
115.035   Compensation of election commissioners. (1/1/1978)
115.037   Removal of commissioner, when. (1/1/1978)
115.039   New board to receive records and property. (1/1/1978)
115.041   Commissioners in office to complete term. (1/1/1978)
115.043   Rules and regulations, powers of election authorities. (8/28/1983)
115.045   Boards may employ staff. (8/28/1997)
115.047   Employees of board to be bipartisan. (1/1/1995)
115.049   Number of employees and salaries authorized — salary adjustments, when. (11/7/2018)
115.051   County clerk may employ election staff and fix compensation. (1/1/1978)
115.053   Election authority deputies — bipartisan requirement — duties, compensation. (1/1/1978)
115.055   Who may administer oaths. (1/1/1978)
115.057   Offices may be maintained, to be open, when. (1/1/1978)
115.059   Peace officers to assist election authority or election officials, when requested. (1/1/1978)
115.063   Political subdivision or special district, cost of elections — state to share proportionately, when. (1/1/2019)
115.065   Proportion of cost for two or more political subdivisions or special districts, how computed — exceptions — definitions — election services fund, when used. (1/1/2019)
115.069   Election judges paid by whom (Jackson County). (1/1/1978)
115.071   Election costs, how paid (Kansas City). (1/1/1978)
115.073   Election costs, how paid (Clay, Platte and Jackson counties). (8/28/2003)
115.074   Voting process and equipment, grants to upgrade or improve, award procedure — rulemaking authority. (8/28/2003)
115.075   County's election expenses to be paid from county general revenue, exception. (1/1/1978)
115.076   Administration of grant, loan, or other aid program — rulemaking authority. (8/28/2003)
115.077   Election costs to be paid to election authority, by whom, when, procedure — failure to pay costs, penalty — state payments, fund for, transfers from general revenue — rental or lease of voting machines. (1/1/2019)
115.078   Election administration improvements fund created, use of moneys — elections improvements revolving loan fund created, use of moneys. (1/1/2019)
ELECTION JUDGES
115.079   Election judges, how appointed. (1/1/1978)
115.081   Number of judges to be appointed, supervisory judges, duties of. (8/28/2002)
115.085   Qualifications of election judges. (8/28/2003)
115.087   Selection of judges in counties not having a board of election commissioners. (8/28/2002)
115.089   Terms of election judges appointed by board. (8/28/2002)
115.091   Oath of election judge. (1/1/1978)
115.093   Vacancy, how filled. (1/1/1978)
115.095   Judge failing to appear, temporary judge to be appointed, how. (8/28/2002)
115.097   Judge not to be absent from polls more than one hour — not more than one judge from the same party to be absent at the same time. (8/28/2002)
115.098   Election judges, grant, loan, or other aid program to increase compensation, requirements — rulemaking authority. (8/28/2003)
115.099   Authority to supervise judges. (8/28/2002)
115.101   Judges' compensation, how set — not employees of election authority. (8/28/2002)
115.102   Election judge, service as, employer not to discriminate against — violation, penalty. (8/28/2002)
115.103   Training courses required, compensation while in training authorized. (8/28/2003)
CHALLENGERS AND WATCHERS
115.104   Youth election participant — oath — nomination procedure — qualifications — election authorities and judges to direct, powers and duties — high schools may offer preparatory courses. (8/28/2014)
115.105   Challengers, how selected, qualifications — challenges, when made — challengers may collect certain information at presidential primary elections — challenges, how made. (8/28/2016)
115.106   Persons administering youth election admitted to polling place — oath — misconduct, removal for. (6/13/1996)
115.107   Watchers, how selected, qualifications, duties. (8/28/2016)
115.109   Oath of challengers and watchers. (1/1/1978)
115.111   Improper conduct of challenger or watcher, how handled. (1/1/1978)
PRECINCTS AND POLLING PLACES
115.113   Precincts, how established — new political subdivisions, duty to identify voters of. (5/20/1982)
115.115   Polling places, how designated, exception — notice to voters — voters not required to go to more than one polling place — elderly and handicapped polling places, common sites — plan for increased accessibility, contents. (8/28/2003)
115.117   Tax-supported buildings must be made available as polling places — may rent private polling place, when. (8/28/1997)
115.119   Polling place to be marked. (1/1/1978)
ELECTIONS, WHEN HELD — NOTICE, HOW GIVEN
115.121   General election, when held — primary election, when held — general municipal election day, when held. (8/28/2014)
115.123   Public elections to be held on certain Tuesdays, exceptions — presidential primary, when held — exemptions. (8/28/2014)
115.124   Nonpartisan election in political subdivision or special district, no election required if number of candidates filing is same as number of positions to be filled — exceptions — random drawing filing procedure followed when election is required — municipal elections, certain municipalities may submit requirements of subsection 1 to voters. (8/28/2018)
115.125   Notice of election, when given — facsimile transmission used when, exceptions — late notification, procedure. (11/7/2018)
115.127   Notice of election, how, when given — striking names or issues from ballot, requirements — declaration of candidacy, officers for political subdivisions or special elections, filing date, when, notice requirements, exceptions for certain home rule cities — candidate withdrawing, ballot reprinting, cost, how paid. (11/7/2018)
115.129   Notice of election by mail authorized, contents of. (8/28/1997)
115.133   Qualifications of voters. (8/28/2003)
115.135   Persons entitled to register, when — identification required — military service, registration, when. (8/28/2015)
115.136   Secretary of state, duties pursuant to National Voter Registration Act — list of voter registration sites — further duties of secretary of state — rules — civil action, notice. (1/1/1995)
115.137   Registered voters may vote in all elections — exception. (8/28/2002)
115.139   Unregistered voter may not vote — exception. (8/28/1997)
115.140   Handicapped and hearing-impaired persons, provision for. (8/28/1986)
115.141   Registration to be supervised by election authority. (1/1/1978)
115.143   Deputy registration officials, qualifications of, persons eligible to serve as. (5/20/1982)
115.145   Registration duties of election authority. (1/1/1995)
115.147   Deputy registration officials, duties of. (5/20/1982)
115.149   Election authorities' registration jurisdictions. (8/28/1979)
115.151   Registration complete, when. (8/28/2002)
115.155   Registration — oath. (11/7/2018)
115.157   Registration information may be computerized, information required — voter lists may be sold — candidates may receive list for reasonable fee — computerized registration system, requirements — voter history and information, how entered, when released — records closed, when. (8/28/2018)
115.158   Missouri voter registration system authorized, functions — system maintenance performed — security measures implemented — verification of information — use of system for election results — information not to be used for commercial purposes, penalty — advisory committee established, duties — rulemaking authority. (8/28/2003)
115.159   Registration by mail — delivery of absentee ballots, when — provisional ballot by mail permitted, when. (7/1/2014)
115.160   Driver's license applicants to receive voter registration application, contents — rules — forwarding of application to election authority, when — documentation required. (8/28/2005)
115.161   Registration of persons unable to write. (1/1/1995)
115.162   Secretary of state to provide voter registration applications at certain public offices — duties of voter registration agency — declination of registration. (8/28/2002)
115.163   Precinct register required — voter identification cards, procedures and uses — list of registered voters available, fee. (8/28/2009)
115.165   Transfer of registration, how, when — procedure. (8/28/2003)
115.167   Change of name of registered voter, procedure for. (8/28/1993)
115.169   Register delivered to polls, when. (1/1/1978)
115.171   Error in precinct record, corrected when. (8/28/1983)
115.173   Applications and affidavits, where stored. (1/1/1995)
115.175   Class one election offense defined. (1/1/1978)
115.177   Registrations in effect January 1, 1978, to remain valid, exception. (11/7/2018)
115.179   Registration records to be canvassed, when. (8/28/2002)
115.181   Canvass, how conducted. (8/28/1985)
115.183   Verification list defined. (1/1/1978)
115.185   Canvassers, how selected — voter not at address, procedure followed — police protection, when. (1/1/1995)
115.187   Canvassers report to election authority — notice, form. (1/1/1995)
115.189   Information supplied by postal service in lieu of house-to-house canvass. (1/1/1995)
115.191   Investigative authorization of election authority. (1/1/1978)
115.193   Name stricken from register, conditions — notice, method, contents — improper removal from records, may be permitted to vote — inactive voter designation. (8/28/1997)
115.195   Death, felony, and misdemeanor convictions, persons adjudged incapacitated — records, when obtained. (8/28/2002)
115.197   Governor to furnish list of persons pardoned. (1/1/1978)
115.199   Deceased and incompetents removed from register, when — persons convicted and pardoned, how handled. (8/28/1999)
115.203   Prohibitions and requirements governing voter registration applications — penalty. (8/28/2006)
115.205   Voter registration solicitors, registration — required information — oath — penalty, acceptance of applications. (8/28/2006)
115.219   Complaints of certain elections violations — procedure, contents — copy of complaint — consolidation of complaints — investigation and hearing — report — contents of report — remedy. (8/28/2006)
115.221   Voting records to be inspected annually. (8/28/2014)
AUTOMATED VOTING EQUIPMENT
115.225   Automated equipment to be approved by secretary of state — standards to be met — rules, promulgation, procedure. (11/7/2018)
115.227   Consistent provisions of general law to apply to electronic voting systems. (11/7/2018)
115.229   Electronic voting system may be used, when. (8/28/1985)
115.230   Voter verification, electronic system or pad authorized. (8/28/2011)
115.233   Testing of automatic tabulating equipment, when done, procedure. (8/28/2002)
115.235   Preparation of marking devices required. (1/1/1978)
115.237   Ballots, contents of — straight political party ticket voting prohibited — rulemaking authority. (8/28/2014)
115.239   Placement of party candidates on ballot, how determined. (1/1/1978)
115.243   President and vice president to be considered one candidate — ballot, how printed, contents of. (11/7/2018)
115.245   Exact wording of the question certified by secretary of state to appear on ballot — all questions to require a "YES" or "NO" response. (1/1/1978)
115.247   Election authority to provide all ballots — error in ballot, procedure to correct — number of ballots provided — return of unused ballots — all ballots printed at public expense. (11/7/2018)
115.249   Standards required of voting machines. (8/28/2013)
115.255   Electronic voting machines used, paper ballots permitted, when. (8/28/2014)
115.257   Electronic voting machines to be put in order, procedure to be followed — absentee ballots, procedure — on-site storage of voting machines permitted. (1/1/2018)
115.259   Voting machines to be visible to election judges at polls. (8/28/2013)
115.261   Voting machine not to be unlocked or opened during election, exception. (8/28/2014)
115.263   No persons except voters to handle electronic voting machine during election, exception. (8/28/2014)
115.265   Inoperative electronic voting machine, procedure to follow. (8/28/2014)
115.267   Experimental use, adoption of or abandonment of electronic voting equipment authorized. (8/28/2014)
115.269   Exhibition, demonstration and instruction on electronic voting machines authorized. (8/28/2014)
115.271   Electronic voting machines may be rented out or loaned to civic or educational organizations, when, procedure. (8/28/2014)
115.273   Consistent general law to apply in jurisdictions using electronic voting machines. (8/28/2014)
ABSENTEE VOTING
115.275   Definitions relative to absentee ballots. (8/28/2015)
115.277   Persons eligible to vote absentee. (6/25/2015)
115.279   Application for absentee ballot, how made. (11/7/2018)
115.281   Absentee ballots to be printed, when. (7/1/2014)
115.283   Statements of absentee voters or persons providing assistance to absentee voters — forms — notary seal not required, when — charges by notaries, limitations. (6/25/2015)
115.284   Absentee voting process for permanently disabled persons established — election authority, duties — application, form — list of qualified voters established. (11/7/2018)
115.285   Secretary of state may prescribe regulations as to printing absentee ballot and mailing envelopes, no cost to voter. (8/28/1999)
115.287   Absentee ballot, how delivered. (11/7/2018)
115.289   Confidentiality of applications for absentee ballots, list available to authorized persons free — certain cities and counties, special provision, violation, penalty. (8/28/1999)
115.290   Registering by mail and voting absentee ballot to provide sworn affidavit, exception. (6/13/1996)
115.291   Procedure for absentee ballots — declared emergencies, delivery and return of ballots — envelopes, refusal to accept ballot prohibited when. (1/1/2018)
115.293   Absentee ballots not eligible to be counted, when, procedure. (1/1/2018)
115.294   Reason for voting absentee not stated on ballot envelope, effect. (5/4/1989)
115.295   Faulty statement, effect of. (8/28/1983)
115.297   Precinct registers to show absentee ballots received — judges to be notified of late absentee ballots received — voting absentee and at polls, procedure for. (8/28/1986)
115.299   Absentee ballots, how counted. (11/7/2018)
115.300   Preparation of absentee ballot envelopes, when, by whom. (8/28/2013)
115.303   Absentee ballot, how challenged. (1/1/1978)
115.304   Absentee voting violations, class one election offense. (8/28/1983)
DISQUALIFICATION OF CANDIDATES
115.306   Disqualification as candidate for elective public office, when — filing of affidavit, contents — tax delinquency, effect of. (8/28/2017)
115.307   Nominations, how made. (1/1/1978)
115.308   Inapplicability of sections 115.307 to 115.405, when. (4/8/2015)
115.309   New parties, names of. (1/1/1978)
115.311   Consistent general law to apply to primary elections. (1/1/1978)
115.313   Petitions to form new party or nominate independent candidates, who may sign. (1/1/1978)
115.315   New political party, how formed — citation of law. (8/28/2012)
115.317   Filing valid petition, effect — new party — failure in two consecutive elections to provide candidates, effect. (8/28/1997)
115.319   New party committeemen and committeewomen, how selected. (1/1/1978)
115.321   Independent candidate, how nominated. (8/28/1993)
115.323   Limitation on voter's signing of nominating petition. (1/1/1978)
115.325   Form of petition — signing petition, voting for candidate or party not required. (8/28/1999)
115.327   Declaration for nomination of independent candidate or formation of new party when required, form, content. (8/28/2012)
115.329   Time for filing of petitions. (11/7/2018)
115.331   Receipt to be given for filed petition. (8/28/1978)
115.333   Determination of validity or invalidity, when made — refusal to file, procedure to have court determine validity. (6/13/1996)
115.335   Validity of signatures, who shall determine — verification of signatures, procedures — rules authorized. (11/7/2018)
115.337   City election authority to assist county election authority, verify signatures, when. (1/1/1978)
115.339   Nominations, how made. (1/1/1978)
115.341   Primary elections, when held. (1/1/1978)
115.343   Winner of primary to be only candidate of that party for that office — write-in in general election deemed independent. (8/28/1983)
115.345   Notice of offices for which candidates are to be nominated, when sent — election authority to publish notice with filing date. (8/28/1993)
115.347   Declaration of candidacy required prior to name appearing on ballot — fraudulent declaration a class one offense. (1/1/1978)
115.349   Time for filing of a declaration of candidacy — form of declaration. (8/28/1999)
115.351   Candidate may not file for more than one office, exception, presidential primary, also prohibited from filing for the same office on more than one ticket at the same election. (8/28/1999)
115.353   Declarations of candidacy, where filed. (8/28/1984)
115.355   Declarations of candidacy to be filed in person by candidate, exceptions. (8/28/1985)
115.357   Filing fees — declaration of inability to pay, form of. (8/28/1983)
115.359   Withdrawal of candidacy, deadline for, how made. (11/7/2018)
115.361   Filing to be reopened, when — death or withdrawal of only candidate to create vacancy on ballot, when — removal of name from ballot, when. (11/7/2018)
115.363   Party nominating committee to select candidate, when. (11/7/2018)
115.364   Previously disqualified candidate not eligible for selection by party nominating committee. (8/28/2010)
115.365   Nominating committee designated as to certain offices. (8/28/2002)
115.367   Change of district boundaries, effect on nominating committee. (8/28/2002)
115.369   Notice of vacancy, when given to nominating committee or county committee. (8/28/1999)
115.371   Majority of committee present required to nominate, exception. (8/28/1988)
115.373   Candidates selected by committee to be filed with election authority, when — death of candidate selected by committee, effect of. (11/7/2018)
115.377   Certification of nomination by committee or committee chairman, form of — candidate's declaration, form of. (8/28/1999)
115.379   Death of candidate after filing deadline and before election, procedure to be followed. (11/7/2018)
115.381   Secretary of state to notify appropriate election authorities of nomination, when. (8/28/1999)
115.383   Name changes on ballot, how made. (8/28/2013)
115.385   Party emblem, when submitted to secretary of state. (6/13/1996)
115.387   Secretary of state to furnish each election authority a list of candidates for each office and the order of their filing — list, when due. (8/28/1997)
115.389   Election authority to publish list of candidates, date of election and hours the polls will open. (8/28/1997)
115.391   Sample ballots, when and how distributed. (1/1/1978)
115.393   Election authority to deliver official ballots to polls — number of ballots, how determined. (1/1/1978)
115.395   Ballot for each party at primary — candidates, how listed — ballot information, how shown. (2/19/2014)
115.397   Voter may receive only one party ballot — voters not wishing a party ballot may vote for independents and on all propositions and questions. (1/1/1978)
115.399   Presidential and vice-presidential candidates, when certified to secretary of state — declaration of candidacy of presidential electors, form of. (6/13/1996)
115.401   General election candidates, list to be sent to election authorities, when. (6/13/1996)
115.403   Forms to be prepared by secretary of state, when. (1/1/1978)
115.405   False swearing a class one offense. (1/1/1978)
POLLING PLACES AND VOTING PROCEDURES
115.407   Polls, hours to be open. (1/1/1978)
115.409   Who may be admitted to polling place. (8/28/2002)
115.411   Election authority to provide polling booths. (1/1/1978)
115.413   Secretary of state to furnish election authorities election laws pamphlets, each polling place to have a copy — instructions to election judges may be furnished. (1/1/1978)
115.415   Necessary equipment to be delivered to polls by election authority. (5/20/1982)
115.417   Voter instruction cards to be delivered to polls — instructions and sample ballot to be posted, how. (8/28/2014)
115.419   Sample ballots, cards to be delivered to the polls, when. (8/28/2013)
115.420   Butterfly ballot prohibited, exceptions. (8/28/2014)
115.421   Duties of election judges to be performed prior to opening of the polls. (11/7/2018)
115.423   Ballot box, procedure for handling. (8/28/2013)
115.425   Name must be on precinct register to be eligible to vote, exception. (1/1/1978)
115.427   Personal identification, requirements--statement for voters without required personal identification, procedure--provisional ballot, when--form of statement--notice of requirements--report--precinct register requirements--mark in lieu of signature, when--contingent effective date. (6/1/2017)
115.429   Person not allowed to vote — complaint may be filed — voter may be required to sign affidavit, when — false affidavit a class one offense. (11/7/2018)
115.430   Provisional ballots, used when, exceptions, procedure, counted when, how — rulemaking authority — free access system established — provisional ballot only used, when — no jurisdiction in state courts to extend polling hours. (8/28/2006)
115.431   Identification certificates to be initialed by judges and preserved as poll lists. (8/28/2014)
115.433   Judges to initial paper ballots, when. (8/28/2013)
115.435   Voter to proceed to voting booth, when. (1/1/1978)
115.436   Physically disabled may vote at polling place, procedure. (8/28/2013)
115.439   Procedure for voting paper ballot — rulemaking authority. (8/28/2013)
115.441   Delay by voter prohibited. (1/1/1978)
115.443   Paper ballots, how marked — electronic voting machines, how voted. (8/28/2014)
115.445   No one but voter in booth, exception. (8/28/2006)
COUNTING OF VOTES
115.447   Definitions. (1/1/1978)
115.449   Ballots, when and how counted. (8/28/2013)
115.451   Judges may read and record votes before polls close, when — procedure to be followed. (1/1/1978)
115.453   Procedure for counting votes for candidates. (11/7/2018)
115.455   Procedure for counting votes on questions. (8/28/2013)
115.456   Responsibilities of election authority — counting optical scan ballots — counting paper ballots — marks indicating political party preference, how construed. (8/28/2013)
115.457   Uninitialed ballots rejected, exception. (1/1/1978)
115.459   Duties of judges after polls close (paper ballots). (1/1/1978)
115.461   Tally book, form of — tally sheet, form of — statements of returns, form of (paper ballots). (1/1/1978)
115.463   Procedure after statements of returns signed (paper ballots). (1/1/1978)
115.465   Procedure for returning voted ballots (paper ballots). (1/1/1978)
115.467   Duties of judges after polls close (electronic voting). (8/28/1978)
115.468   Write-in votes may be tallied at counting center. (8/28/1978)
115.469   Write-in votes, when counted — procedure to follow. (5/20/1982)
115.471   Certification of tally book and statements of returns as to write-in votes (electronic voting). (8/28/1983)
115.473   Tally book, form of (electronic voting). (8/28/1978)
115.475   Return of ballots, memory cards, and election materials, procedure for (electronic voting). (8/28/2014)
115.477   Ballots, procedure for counting (electronic voting). (8/28/2014)
115.479   Tabulating equipment to be tested, when (electronic voting). (8/28/2014)
115.481   Official return of polling place, contents of (electronic voting). (1/1/1978)
115.483   Duties of judge after polls close (voting machines). (8/28/2014)
115.491   Supervisory judges to return ballots and supplies to election authority, when. (1/1/1978)
115.493   Ballots and records to be kept twenty-two months, may be inspected, when. (8/28/2013)
115.495   Electronic voting machine to be kept secured — machine unlocked, when — election contest, initial election data to be removed and secured before subsequent election. (8/28/2014)
115.497   Verification board to convene, when. (1/1/1978)
115.499   Verification board, how constituted. (8/28/1993)
115.501   Verification board, duties of — meetings, when. (1/1/1978)
115.503   Verification board to inspect or cause inspection of secured electronic voting machines. (8/28/2014)
115.505   Corrected returns prima facie evidence in election contests. (1/1/1978)
115.507   Announcement of results by verification board, contents, when due — abstract of votes to be official returns. (11/7/2018)
115.508   Certification of election prohibited prior to noon on Friday after election day. (7/1/2014)
115.509   Messenger to be sent for abstract of votes, when. (1/1/1978)
115.511   Board of state canvassers to convene, when — secretary of state to announce results, when. (8/28/1997)
115.512   Votes for gubernatorial candidates, how reported. (5/20/1982)
115.513   Evidence of fraud or violation of law discovered by verification board to be reported. (1/1/1978)
115.515   Tie vote in primary election, procedure to be followed. (11/7/2018)
115.517   Tie vote in general election, procedure to be followed. (6/30/1993)
115.519   Runoff election between tied candidates only. (1/1/1978)
115.521   Notice of runoff election published, when. (1/1/1978)
115.523   Certificate of nomination to issue, when — certificate of election to issue, when. (1/1/1978)
115.525   Each house of general assembly to receive list of its newly elected members, when. (1/1/1978)
ELECTION CONTESTS
115.526   Qualifications of candidates may be challenged, by whom, procedure — disqualification, when. (8/28/1993)
115.527   Challenge of nomination at primary, who may make. (1/1/1978)
115.529   Circuit court to hear primary election contests. (1/1/1978)
115.531   Petition to contest primary election, contents of — filing in incorrect circuit, procedure. (8/28/2003)
115.533   Procedure after petition filed. (1/1/1978)
115.535   Election contest to have preference in order of hearing. (6/13/1996)
115.537   Hearing on necessity for recount, when. (1/1/1978)
115.539   Circuit court to order recount of votes, when. (1/1/1978)
115.541   Recount, primary election, irregularities in election — how conducted. (8/28/1993)
115.543   Court to appoint persons making recount — persons authorized to be present during recount. (8/28/1993)
115.545   Court to render judgment, when — effect of judgment. (1/1/1978)
115.547   Contestant to post bond, when. (8/28/1988)
115.549   New primary election may be ordered, when. (1/1/1978)
115.551   Appeal, how taken. (1/1/1978)
115.553   Candidate may challenge returns — registered voter of area may contest result. (1/1/1978)
115.555   Contest of state office election to be heard by supreme court. (1/2/1979)
115.557   Election contest to be filed, when. (1/1/1978)
115.559   Procedure after filing of petition. (1/1/1978)
115.561   Commissioner to take testimony, appointed, when — powers of commissioner. (1/1/1978)
115.563   Contests for office of senator or representative to be heard by respective body. (5/20/1982)
115.565   Contests for house or senate seats, where and how filed. (5/20/1982)
115.567   Contestee, service on, how made — notice to secretary of state — time for filing answer. (1/1/1978)
115.569   Depositions, when taken — civil discovery rules to apply. (5/20/1982)
115.571   Evidence to be received, form, contents. (5/20/1982)
115.573   No appeal from decision of house or senate. (1/1/1978)
115.575   Contests for office of circuit judge, where heard — other contests, where heard — filing in incorrect circuit, procedure. (8/28/2003)
115.577   Time in which election contest may be filed. (8/28/1997)
115.579   Duty of circuit clerk upon filing of petition — answer, when due. (1/1/1978)
115.581   Case to be tried, when. (1/1/1978)
115.583   Recount of votes ordered, when. (1/1/1978)
115.585   Recounts, how conducted. (8/28/1993)
115.587   Persons conducting recount, how selected. (1/1/1978)
115.589   Records to be corrected to reflect judgment. (1/1/1978)
115.591   Contestant to post bond, when. (8/28/1988)
115.593   New election ordered, when. (1/1/1978)
115.595   Person holding certificate of election to hold office pending outcome — question shall be deemed decided as shown by returns pending outcome. (1/1/1978)
115.597   Appeal from circuit court decisions allowed, procedure for. (1/1/1978)
115.599   Parties may subpoena witnesses and take depositions. (1/1/1978)
115.600   Recount or new election, procedure — petition by election authority. (8/28/1997)
115.601   Recount authorized when less than one-half of one percent difference in vote — recount, defined. (8/28/2013)
POLITICAL PARTY COMMITTEES
115.603   Committees each established party shall maintain. (7/7/2016)
115.605   Purpose of committee. (1/1/1978)
115.607   County or city committee, eligibility requirements, selection of. (7/7/2016)
115.609   County or city committee members, when elected (St. Louis City and County). (7/7/2016)
115.611   County or city committee members, filing fees. (7/7/2016)
115.613   Committeeman and committeewoman, how selected — tie vote, effect of — if no person elected a vacancy created — single candidate, effect. (7/7/2016)
115.615   County committee to meet and organize, when. (8/28/1999)
115.617   Vacancy, how filled. (7/7/2016)
115.619   Composition of legislative, congressional, senatorial, and judicial district committees. (7/7/2016)
115.620   Proxy voting, requirements. (7/7/2016)
115.621   Congressional, legislative, senatorial and judicial district committees to meet and organize, when. (7/7/2016)
115.623   State committee to meet and organize, when. (1/1/1995)
115.624   State party committees may remove members, when. (8/28/1999)
115.625   Convention of delegates of established party authorized. (8/28/1986)
115.627   Constitution or bylaws of political committees authorized — how changed. (1/1/1978)
ELECTION OFFENSES
115.629   Four classes of election offenses. (11/7/2018)
115.631   Class one election offenses. (11/7/2018)
115.633   Class two election offenses. (1/1/1978)
115.635   Class three election offenses. (8/28/1999)
115.637   Class four election offenses. (11/7/2018)
115.639   Three hours off work to vote — interference by employer a class four offense. (1/1/1978)
115.641   Failure to perform a duty under this chapter a class four offense — exceptions. (11/7/2018)
115.642   Complaint procedures. (11/7/2018)
115.646   Public funds expenditure by political subdivision officer or employee, prohibited — personal appearances permitted. (8/28/1988)
MAIL-IN BALLOTS, CERTAIN ELECTIONS
115.650   Citation of sections 115.650 to 115.660 — applicable definitions. (8/28/1988)
115.652   Mail-in voting may be conducted, when, limitations. (8/28/1993)
115.655   Delivery of official ballots, how — voting procedures — form of return identification envelope — replacement ballots, when — return of — counting of ballots. (8/28/1988)
115.658   Absentee voting, allowed, how — contest of election, procedure. (8/28/1988)
115.660   Secretary of state may promulgate rules. (8/28/1995)
LOCAL ISSUES — PETITION
115.700   Local issues, petition, form and procedure, when. (8/28/1986)
PRESIDENTIAL PRIMARY
115.755   Presidential primary, when held. (8/28/2014)
115.758   Official list of candidates announced, when. (8/28/1998)
115.761   Official list of candidates, how included, filing fee — name removed, how — ballot form, content. (8/28/2003)
115.765   Certified list of candidates, order of appearance on ballot, procedure. (8/28/1998)
115.767   Names to appear on ballot. (8/28/1998)
115.770   Conduct of primary. (8/28/1998)
115.773   Duty to notify state chair of parties. (8/28/1999)
115.776   Caucuses, delegates for national conventions. (8/28/1999)
115.785   Costs of primary to be paid by state, exceptions. (8/28/1999)
115.801   Youth voting programs, grant, loan, or other aid program to be administered — grant program to improve federal election process — rulemaking authority. (8/28/2003)
UNIFORMED MILITARY AND OVERSEAS VOTERS ACT
115.900   Citation of law. (7/1/2014)
115.902   Definitions. (7/1/2014)
115.904   Applicability. (7/1/2014)
115.906   Secretary of state to implement, duties. (7/1/2014)
115.908   Federal postcard application permitted — declaration for federal write-in absentee ballot used to register to vote, when — electronic transmissions, secretary of state's duties. (7/1/2014)
115.910   Application procedure. (11/7/2018)
115.912   Timeliness of application, when. (8/28/2015)
115.914   Transmission of ballots to voters, when. (7/1/2014)
115.916   Receipt of ballot by election authority, deadline. (7/1/2014)
115.918   Federal write-in absentee ballot, used to vote, when. (7/1/2014)
115.920   Ballot to be counted, when. (7/1/2014)
115.922   Declaration to accompany ballot — penalty for misstatement of fact. (7/1/2014)
115.924   Electronic free-access system required, contents. (7/1/2014)
115.926   Electronic-mail address to be requested, use, confidentiality of. (7/1/2014)
115.928   Federal write-in absentee ballots, electronic notice, when-procedure. (7/1/2014)
115.930   Mistake or omission not to invalidate document, when — notarization not required, when. (7/1/2014)
115.932   Compliance, court may issue injunction or grant other equitable relief. (7/1/2014)
115.934   Uniformity of law to be considered. (7/1/2014)
115.936   Act to supersede other federal law, when. (7/1/2014)
VOTER REGISTRATION ELECTRONIC SIGNATURES
115.960   Electronic signatures accepted, when — system to be used — inapplicability — petitions, authorized signatures — confidentiality of data. (8/28/2016)
 - Cross References
Candidate to verify receipt of summary of laws from ethics commission prior to filing for office, 105.973
Regulations of conflict of interest, financial disclosure, and lobbying, 105.450 to 105.496

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