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

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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.

Steve Kraske is the host of KCUR's Up To Date. Follow him on Twitter @stevekraske.
Luke X. Martin is an assistant producer for KCUR's Up To Date.
Mackenzie Martin makes podcasts for KCUR Studios. You can find her on Twitter @_macmartin.