Absentee ballots available Tuesday for April election

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SPRINGFIELD, Mo. Voters in Greene can pick an absentee ballot starting Tuesday for the April 4th election.

The April ballot includes a wide variety of candidates and issues in 8 cities, 9 school districts, 2 fire protection districts and 1 public water supply district.

Springfield will elect a new mayor, and voters in the Springfield R-12 school district will decide a $189 million school bond issue.

Absentee ballots may be voted in the clerk’s office at the Greene County Archives/Elections Center, 1126 N Boonville Ave, between 8:00 a.m. and 5:00 p.m., Monday through Friday, until the day before the election. Homebound or out-of-town voters may request an absentee ballot by mail, either handwritten or from the fillable form that can be found on our website. These requests must be signed by the voters and received in the clerk’s office no later than 5:00 p.m. on the Wednesday prior to the election, March 29th.

Mailed ballots must be voted, notarized, returned by mail, and received in the clerk’s office before 7:00 p.m. on Election Day.