2021 Missouri Election Calendar

Official
Election Day

Style of Election

Last Day to
Register to Vote

First Day for
Candidate Filing

Last Day for
Candidate Filing

Final Certification
Date

February 2, 2021

Bond elections may be held on the first Tuesday after the first Monday in February but no other issue shall be included on the ballot for such election.

January 6, 2021

October 13, 2020


[Jurisdictions in Kansas City begin filing October 20, 2020]

November 17, 2020

November 24, 2020

March 2, 2021


(see local charter)

Charter cities and charter counties ONLY

February 3, 2021

November 10, 2020


[Jurisdictions in Kansas City begin filing November 17,  2020]

December 15, 2020

December 22, 2020

April 6, 2021

General Municipal Election Day

March 10, 2021

December 15, 2020

[Jurisdictions in Kansas City begin filing December 22, 2020]

January 19, 2021

January 26, 2021

August 3, 2021

Available for public elections

July 7, 2021

April 13, 2021

May 18, 2021

May 25, 2021

November 2, 2021

Available for public elections

October 6, 2021

July 13, 2021*

[Jurisdictions in Kansas City begin filing July 20, 2021]

August 17, 2021*

August 24, 2021

*Opening and closing of filing for jurisdictions authorized to elect directors in November, such as 911 & Emergency Services directors.

[Bracketed dates apply to any jurisdiction partially or wholly located in Kansas City, Missouri.]

 

Statutory References (RSMo)
Official Election Day §§ 115.121, 115.123
Style of Election §§ 115.121, 115.123
Last Day to Register  § 115.135.1
First Day to File §§ 115.127.5, 115.329.1, 115.349.2, 115.761
Last Day to File §§ 115.127.5, 115.329.1, 115.349.1
Final Certification Date    §§ 115.125, 115.387, 115.401, 116.240