Register to vote in Nov. 8 election

Thursday, October 13, 2011

Absentee voting for the Nov. 8 special election will continue through Monday, Nov. 7. Voters will decide a 3/16th of a cent sales tax for county law enforcement and a one-eighth of a cent sales tax for county E-911 services.

Absentee voting hours will be offered at the Barry County Clerk's office in Cassville from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Voters must present one form of identification, such as a driver's license or a voter registration card.

Area residents who are unable to vote absentee in person can request an absentee ballot by mail. Written requests should be mailed to Gary Youngblood at 700 Main St., Suite 2, Cassville MO 65625 or faxed to 417-847-5311.

Requests must include the following information: the date of the election; the voter's name, physical address, mailing address, phone number and date of birth; the last four digits of the voter's Social Security number; the reason for voting absentee; and the voter's signature. Ballots must be requested by Wednesday, Nov. 2.

For more information, call Youngblood at 847-2762 or 847-2561 or email

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