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Missouri voters up early in effort to beat the crowds

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KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- Voters on the Missouri side were up early and waiting in lines before the polls even opened Tuesday.

Voters began arriving at a polling place near 61st and Ward Parkway beginning at 5:15 a.m.

Polls in Missouri opened at 6 a.m., and will close at 7 p.m.

Registered Missouri voters have to present some form of identification in order to cast their vote.

 

Forms of ID include:

State, Government, College
Utility Bill
Bank Statement
Paycheck
Driver's License,

If you want to save time at the polls you can  print out a sample ballot and make your selections. Then you can use that as a guide when voting.

If you aren't sure where to vote, you can type your address into this Google link.

Voters turnout in Missouri is expected to be anywhere from 71 to 75 percent.