2022 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 8, 2022

 

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 12, 2022

October 19, 2021
[Jurisdictions in
Kansas City begin filing
October 26, 2021]

November 23, 2021

November 30, 2021

March 8, 2022
(see local charter)

Charter cities and charter counties ONLY

February 9, 2022

November 16, 2021
[Jurisdictions in
Kansas City begin filing
November 23, 2021]

December 21, 2021

December 28, 2021

April 5, 2022

General Municipal Election
Day

March 9, 2022

December 14, 2021
[Jurisdictions in Kansas City begin filing December 21, 2021]

January 18, 2022

January 25, 2022

August 2, 2022

Primary Election

July 6, 2022

February 22, 2022

March 29, 2022

May 24, 2022

November 8, 2022

General Election

October 12, 2022

July 19, 2022*
[Jurisdictions in
Kansas City begin filing
July 26, 2022]

August 23, 2022*

August 30, 2022

The final date for new party and independent candidates to submit their petitions to the Secretary of State is 5:00 p.m., August 1, 2022. Independent candidates for county offices and those wishing to form a new party within a county must submit their petition to the local election authority (county clerk or election board) by 5:00 p.m., August 1, 2022. (115.329.1, RSMo).

*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