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Register to vote

Who is eligible to register

You may register to vote if you meet the following criteria:
  • You are a United States citizen.
  • You are a resident of Missouri.
  • You are at least 17.5 years of age and will be 18 by Election Day.
  • You are not in prison, not on probation or parole, and have not been convicted of a voting-related felony or misdemeanor. 
  • You have not been declared incapacitated.

For more information on voting rights, see the Missouri Secretary of State's page on the subject.

Are you registered to vote in Pulaski County?

Contact our office to check your voter registration status.

Register to vote

Visit the Secretary of State website to fill out a voter registration application.


Complete a paper voter registration form by following the steps outlined below.

1. Obtain your form
You may obtain a voter registration form by contacting our office. You can also find voter registration applications at the following locations:

2. Complete and sign your voter registration form

3. Mail your voter registration form to:
David Ernst
Pulaski County Clerk
301 Historic Rt. 66 E. Ste. 101
Waynesville, MO 65583

Update your voter registration

You need to update your voter registration when:
  • You move
  • You change your name

The process to update your voter registration is the same as the process to register to vote. Update online or complete a paper voter registration form and mail it to our office.

Click here for more information

Deadline to register

To vote, you must register by the Election Day deadline or by the fourth Wednesday prior to the election -- whichever is later. To make sure you can vote, please register early!

Military and overseas voters

If you are a United States citizen living overseas or if you are in the Military, there are special provisions for you to register and receive a ballot.

For more information about voting overseas or in the Military please visit our page on Military and overseas voting.

Voter registration resources

For more information regarding registering to vote, please visit the Missouri Secretary of State’s Website.