Voter registration deadline approaching

Wednesday, March 5, 2014

Last day to register to vote is March 12

Gary Youngblood, Barry County clerk, is reminding residents of the deadline for voter registration.

The last day to register to vote is March 12 for those who wish to vote in the April 8 general election. Prospective voters may register at the clerk's office in the Barry County Courthouse, located at 700 Main St. in Cassville. Registered voters who have moved or changed their name must also update their information.

Absentee voting began Feb. 25 at Youngblood's office from 8 a.m. until 4 p.m. If unable to vote in person, a voter may send a written request to the following address: Gary Youngblood, 700 Main St. Suite 2, Cassville, Mo.

Information required includes: name, physical address, mailing address, date of birth, last four digits of Social Security number, phone number, reason for needing to absentee vote and a signature.

For more information, people may call Youngblood at 417-847-2762 or 417-847-2561, or email him at

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