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Local elections April 4, 2023. NO EXCUSE absentee voting is now underway.

Click here for information on new voter ID requirements and other changes to election laws in Missouri.

What's on the April 4 ballot?

Sample Ballot  - Go to NOW for your personalized sample ballot.

Candidate Forums 
Scroll down to LWV Right Now for candidate forums in your community. 
  * Click here  to view past forums for the April 4 election.

Ballot Questions - Visit the League's Voter Education page for information on ballot measures related to a 3% sales tax on recreational marijuana and KCMO ballot measures related to taxes and fees on short-term rentals. 


In-person Absentee Voting 

NO EXCUSE absentee voting  is underway. Absentee voting ends at 5pm on Mon., April 3.  Check with your Local Election Authority on absentee voting times and locations.

Kansas City   Kansas City Election Board
816-842-4820 300 Pershing Rd., Kansas City, MO. 64108, Suite 2800

Jackson County  - Jackson County Election Board, 110 N. Liberty, Independence, MO.

Cass County  - County Clerk's Office, 102 East Wall Street, Harrisonville, MO

Clay County    - Clay County Board of Elections, 100 W. Mississippi St. Liberty, MO 

Platte County   - Platte County Board of Elections, 2600 NW Prairie Rd., Platte City, MO

Welcome - Making Democracy Work for over 100 Years

The League of Women Voters of Kansas City, Jackson, Clay Platte Counties (LWVKCJCP) is an active, nonpartisan organization. Hallmarks of the organization include registering and educating voters, informative, timely meetings and actively working on issues. We neither support nor oppose candidates or political parties, but we do work on legislation and policies of concern to members and the public.

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LWV Right Now

Candidate Forums for the April 4 Election are being scheduled.  All forums begin at 6:30pm unless noted.  Registration is required. Click on the link to register for the forum.  To submit questions for candidates, click here.  For more information, visit the League's event calendar.  

Kansas City Council Forums To find your Council district, click here, then scroll down and follow instructions under YOUR RESOURCE LOOKUP.  

KCMO City Council In-Districts 1,2,&3  (Feb. 23)

KCMO City Council In-Districts 4&5 (Feb. 28)

KCMO City Council In-District 6 (Mar. 1) 

KCMO City Council At-large District 4  (Mar. 8)

KCMO City Council At-large District 5 (Mar. 9) 

KCMO City Council At-large Districts 3&6 (Mar. 20) 

KCMO City Council At-large Districts 1&2 (Mar. 21) 

Other Municipal Candidate Forums

Raytown Board of Aldermen (Mar. 28)  

School Board Candidate Forums

North Kansas City School Board  (Mar. 15)

Liberty School District Board of Education (Mar. 22) 

Raytown School Board (Mar. 23) 

Hickman Mills School Board (Mar. 27) 

2022 Election Report is available here.  Learn what LWVKC accomplished this year.

Digital and Printable Informational Flyers
to print and share are available at  

Your vote is safe! Visit LWVKC's Ballot Integrity page to learn more.  

"Talk Talk Vote!" podcast - Anne Calvert and Rachel Thompson discuss current issues and offer ideas on how anyone can participate in democracy. Find and link to all Talk Talk Vote episodes here

Register to Vote

Registered to Vote?  Confirm your voter registration today.

2023 Elections

* April 4 - local election. Register to vote by March 8.  

* June 20 - KCMO general election.  Register to vote by May 24.

August 8. Register to vote by July 12.

November 7.  Register to vote by October 11. 

If you are a United States citizen, 17 1/2 years of age, and will be 18 by the next election, you can register to vote.  Visit the Secretary of State's website and register NOW.

Register to Vote

Visit our Voter Registration page  for more information.

Join Us

The League of Women Voters has been working for democracy since women gained suffrage, the vote, in 1920. We invite you to take a look at our programs and activities. There's a place for everyone - from interested observers to members in the thick of helping craft policy. 

 Become a Member

Action alerts - Write or call your legislator 

From time to time the League will notify members via e-mail when there's a hot topic and we need to quickly inform our legislators of our concerns. To find your representatives in the Missouri General Assembly, the U.S. Congress, as well as elected state officials, click on the button below.

Find my Elected Officials

Use the link below to follow your personal legislative interests using Fast Democracy.   It's free.  

Fast Democracy

Help Wanted

The League offers many volunteer opportunities throughout the year.  Click on the button below to find out what's going on and how you can help.

Volunteer Opportunities