How to vote for Bernie Sanders in Missouri

Register By

February 12 (Wednesday)

Primary On

March 10 (Tuesday)

Missouri Primary: March 10, 2020

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Missouri Voter Information

Get Registered

Good news! Because Missouri has open primaries, you can vote for Bernie regardless of your registered party. If you want to vote for Bernie, get registered to vote!

Get registered to vote now!

You must be registered by February 12, 2020.

Not sure if you are registered, or what you're registered as? Check your current registration status online.

Go Vote!

Vote on Tuesday, March 10, 2020, 6:00AM – 7:00PM
Find your polling place here: https://s1.sos.mo.gov/elections/voterlookup/

Check out the official Missouri 2020 Calendar: https://www.sos.mo.gov/elections/calendar/2020cal

Absentee voting begins Tuesday, January 28, 2020.
Voters can vote by absentee in the office of the local election authority until 5:00 p.m. the night before the election.

More info on absentee can be found here: https://www.sos.mo.gov/elections/govotemissouri/howtovote#Absentee

 

Id Requirement

Voter ID needed, info here: https://www.sos.mo.gov/elections/goVoteMissouri/howtovote#Forms

Voter Workplace Protection

Paid time off required, up to three hours. Needs 1 day notice, and employer may choose when to take the hours. Not required if employee has three consecutive non-work hours available while polls are open.

College Students

If you are a college student not living in your home state, you can vote for Bernie in either your home state or in the state in which you are attending school!

Military/Overseas Voters

If you are a Military Voter or a US Citizen living abroad, you are able to request a ballot here to vote for Bernie.

Become a Delegate for Bernie

Willing to go the extra mile to help Bernie get elected? We need 2,373 Bernie supporters to become a Delegate, travel to Milwaukee, Wisconsin, and cast their vote for Bernie Sanders at the Democratic National Convention. Interested?

How to become a delegate in Missouri

Missouri has 78 delegates 

  • 44 district
  • 15 at large
  • 9 Pledged PLEOs
  • 10 Superdelegates

Superdelegates: Rep. William Lacy Clay Jr., Rep. Emanuel Cleaver, Winston Apple, Jean Peters Baker, Persephone Dakopolos, Dick Gephardt, Megan E. Green, Clem Smith, Brian Wahby, Curtis Wylde

Important dates:

Primary: March 10, 2020

1st Filing Deadline to become a District Delegate: April 2, 2020

Ward, Township, Legislative District, and County Mass Meetings: April 9, 2020

2nd FIling Deadline to become a District Delegate: April 16, 2020

Congressional District Conventions: April 30, 2020

Filing Deadline to become a PLEO Delegate: May 1, 2020

State Committee: May 9, 2020

3rd Filing Deadline to become a District Delegate: May 22, 2020

FIling Deadline to become an At Large Delegate: May 22, 2020

State Convention in Columbia: June 20, 2020

Missouri Delegate Selection Plan

District Delegates (44) 

  • Make sure you are a registered Democrat
  • Start organizing your friends and supporters to vote for you. You must be elected in each tier to become a District Delegate. It looks like you must file forms 3 times! By April 2 AND by April 16 AND by May 22, 2020.
  • File a Statement of Candidacy and a Pledge of Support for Bernie by April 2, 2020 with the State Democratic Chair, 4218 Roanoke Rd., Suite 306, Kansas City, MO 64111.
  • Show up with your supporters to vote in your April 9, 2020 Ward, Township, Legislative District, or County Mass Meeting. All Democratic voters are eligible to attend the meeting in their area.
  • At the April 9, 2020 Ward, Township, Legislative District, and County Mass Meetings delegates to the Congressional District and State Conventions are elected
  • File a Statement of Candidacy and a Pledge of Support for Bernie by April 16, 2020 with the State Democratic Chair, 4218 Roanoke Rd., Suite 306, Kansas City, MO 64111.
  • At the April 30, 2020 Congressional District Conventions the District Delegates are elected.
  • File a Statement of Candidacy and a Pledge of Support for Bernie by May 22, 2020 with the State Democratic Chair, 4218 Roanoke Rd., Suite 306, Kansas City, MO 64111.
  • Selection of the District Delegates happens at the June 20, 2020 State Convention.

At Large Delegates (15) At Large Alternate Delegates (6)

  • If you did not get elected as a District delegate you can try to become an At Large Delegate or an Alternate delegate.
  • File a Statement of Candidacy and a Pledge of Support for Bernie by May 22, 2020 with the State Democratic Chair, 4218 Roanoke Rd., Suite 306, Kansas City, MO 64111.
  • At-Large and Alternate delegates are elected by the State Party Committee at an open meeting at State Convention in Columbia on June 20, 2020.

PLEO Delegates (9)

You have to be eligible to be a PLEO delegate. PLEOs are eligible according to the following priority: big city mayors and state-wide elected officials (to be given equal consideration); state legislative leaders, state legislators, and other state, county and local elected officials and party leaders. Help Bernie by encouraging qualified Bernie supporting people to file to become PLEO delegates.

  • File a Statement of Candidacy and a Pledge of Support for Bernie by May 1, 2020 with the State Democratic Chair, 4218 Roanoke Rd., Suite 306, Kansas City, MO 64111.
  • PLEO delegates are elected by the State Party Committee at an open meeting at 1pm on May 9, 2020.

Standing Committee (9) and Delegation Chair

9 Standing Committee members (3each on the Credentials, Platform and Rules committees) and the Delegation Chair are elected by a quorum of Missouri’s National Convention Delegates on June 20, 2020. You don’t have to be a delegate or alternate to be elected.

Convention Pages (3)

Convention Pages are selected by the State Democratic Chair on June 20, 2020.

If you have questions contact the Missouri Democratic Party.

More Information

If you have any questions about voting in Missouri you may contact your state official elections office or Democratic party.

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