April 7th, 2020 Election Postponed to June 2, 2020

Click the .pdf link to view and print the Executive Order postponing the April 7th General Municipal Election to June 2nd, 2020, signed by Missouri Governor Parson and Secretary of State Ashcroft on March 18, 2020.      

Executive Order 20-03 Election Postponed.pdf

At this time the Cedar County Clerk's Office remains fully operational.  We are still open to the public from 8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., Monday through Friday.  However we encourage you to request your absentee ballots by mail.  The original deadline to request absentee ballots by mail was March 25th, that date has now been extended to May 20th.  Please see below for further deadline details.

  • The closing date to register to vote in this election remains March 11th.
  • The deadline for filing as a write-in candidate for office remains March 27th at 5 p.m.
  • The deadline to apply for an absentee ballot (Section 115.279, RSMo) shall be May 20th.
  • A public test of voting equipment shall be completed no later than June 1st but has been cancelled for April 2nd. 
  • In-person absentee ballots may be cast until 5 p.m. on June 1st.
  • The deadline by which absentee ballots must be received by the election authority (Section 115.293.1, RSMo) shall be 7 p.m. on June 2nd.
  • Military and overseas voters must request a ballot from an election authority by 5 p.m. on May 29th, and the deadline for local election authorities to make ballots available to such voters is April 18th. Military and overseas ballots must be received by the election authority by June 5th.

To request an absentee ballot please call the Cedar County Clerk's Office at 417.276.6700 E.220.  You may complete an Absentee Ballot Request Form and mail it to Cedar County Clerk, Heather York, 113 South Street, Stockton, MO 65785, fax to 417.276.3461 or email to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

Thank you,

Heather York

Cedar County Clerk



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