Officials in Pettis County are expecting a high voter turnout as six weeks of absentee voting begins on Tuesday. Click to hear KMZU’s Kristie Cross talk with County Clerk Nick LaStrada:
LaStrada said there are numerous ways in which registered voters can access sample ballots for the November 6th general election. “Residents can visit pettiscomo.com. We have [them] on our facebook and twitter pages as well. We are trying to get those ballots out as much as possible before the election.”
LaStrada is projecting an overall turnout of about 75 percent. The clerk’s office will be open from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Mondays through Fridays. They will also have special hours on Oct. 27 and Nov. 3. The deadline to register to vote is Oct. 10. Voters will need to bring identification. For more information call the clerk’s office at (660) 826-5000, ext. 918.