© 2023 Kansas City Public Radio
NPR in Kansas City
Play Live Radio
Next Up:
0:00 0:00
Available On Air Stations

Clearing The Hurdles To Vote By Mail In Missouri's 2020 Elections

Ways To Subscribe
Noah Taborda
KCUR 89.3
Missouri legislators crafted a law to allow more voting by mail, but it has created some confusion on the part of voters.

Missouri voters looking to avoid the polling place should be prepared to determine their eligibility for either absentee or mail-in voting, whether they need the services of a notary public and if they'll have to pay for those services.

Missouri's top elections official says voting by mail during a pandemic isn't as easy as it could be. It's not the system he would have chosen, he said, but it is the one he's tasked with enforcing.

Stay Connected
When I host Up To Date each morning at 9, my aim is to engage the community in conversations about the Kansas City area’s challenges, hopes and opportunities. I try to ask the questions that listeners want answered about the day’s most pressing issues and provide a place for residents to engage directly with newsmakers. Reach me at steve@kcur.org or on Twitter @stevekraske.
As culture editor, I oversee KCUR’s coverage of race, culture, the arts, food and sports. I work with reporters to make sure our stories reflect the fullest view of the place we call home, so listeners and readers feel primed to explore the places, projects and people who make up a vibrant Kansas City. Email me at luke@kcur.org.
Whether it’s something happening right now or something that happened 100 years ago, some stories don’t fit in the short few minutes of a newscast. As a podcast producer at KCUR, I help investigate questions and local curiosities in a way that brings listeners along for adventures with plot twists and thought-provoking ideas. Sometimes there isn’t an easy answer in the end – but my hope is that we all leave with a greater understanding of the city we live in. Reach me at mackenzie@kcur.org.
KCUR serves the Kansas City region with breaking news and powerful storytelling.
Your donation helps make nonprofit journalism available for everyone.