Bates County Clerk Marlene Wainscott reminds you that requests for ballots to be mailed to you must be received by 5:00 p.m. on October 21st. Voters wanting to vote absentee after October 21st can come to the County Clerk’s Office at 103 W. Dakota in Butler.
If you are unable to come into the Bates County Clerk’s office please call 660-679-3371 and they will bring a ballot to the car.
The Bates County Clerk’s office will be open 8:30 to 4:30 Monday through Friday. They will also be open Saturday, October 24 from 9:00 a.m. to Noon and Saturday, October 31st from 8:00 a.m. to Noon. A voter can vote absentee at the Bates County Clerk’s office up to and including November 2nd.