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Absentee Voting for the November 6th General Election Begins Tuesday, September 25

Published: Thursday, 20th, 2018


Absentee voting for the November 6, 2018, General Election begins Tuesday, September 25. Absentee voting is provided for those who will be absent on Election Day, including physically disabled voters, caretakers of a physically disabled person, or employment as an election authority at a location other than your polling place.

Residents of Stone County may vote absentee at the courthouse in Galena Monday-Friday between the hours of 8:00am-4:00pm. Online absentee ballot applications can be found here. Applications must be printed and manually signed (electronic signatures are not valid). Absentee applications may be returned via the following methods:

Mail: Stone County Clerk’s Office, PO Box 45, Galena, MO 65656

Fax: 417-357-6861

Scan and email: OR

*Please make sure applications are signed and dated before sending.

If unable to vote in person or access our website, a written absentee request may be sent to the County Clerk including the following information:


Physical address

Mailing address

Date of Birth

Last four (4) digits of social security number

Reason for voting absentee


The request should be sent to:

Cindy Elmore, Stone County Clerk

PO Box 45

Galena, MO 65656

Or fax your request to 417-357-6861

Extended office hours for absentee voting will include Saturday, November 3, from 8:00am-12:00pm and Monday, November 5, until 5:00pm.

More information about absentee voting may be found online here.

If you have any other questions or need more information please call Stone County Clerk Cindy Elmore at 417-357-6127 or email