Bates County: Absentee Voting

Absentee applications must be in the Bates County Clerk’s Office by 5:00 p.m. on the second Wednesday prior to the Election. (October 26th)

Here is the link to access an absentee application:

Please return the completed form to the Bates Co Clerk’s Office, 103 W. Dakota, Rm 1, Butler, MO 64730

E-mail – bates Fax 660-227-7090

If you do not meet this deadline, you can vote in the County Clerk’s Office. They will be open over the lunch hour beginning October 25th. The Clerk’s Office will also be open Saturday, November 5th from 8:00 a.m. to Noon.

If you have any questions please contact us at 660-679-3371.