If you request an absentee ballot for the August 7th primary, you might receive a phone call or a visit from a candidate. Taney County Clerk Donna Neeley says state statute allows candidates to request your name and address if you’ve applied to vote absentee…
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Neeley says two candidates have asked for weekly updates on requests for absentee ballots, and have paid the required 20-dollar deposit for the work involved in providing the report, which is not available to the general public. She says the Secretary of State’s office has a specific report in its system for providing that information. Neeley adds that when she was questioned about the practice, she also contacted the Missouri Ethics Commission, which responded that it does not govern that information.
Absentee voters in the August 7th primary may receive a phone call or a campaign visit from a candidate. Taney County Clerk Donna Neeley says the names and addresses of those who apply to vote absentee can be provided by her office to candidates on the ballot who request that information…
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Neeley says two candidates on the ballot inTaneyCountyhave filed requests for weekly updates on absentee ballot requests, and paid the 20-dollar deposit required by the county clerk’s office. She says the law has been debated on several occasions since she’s been in office.
If you’ve applied to vote absentee in the August 7th primary, the county clerk’s office can legally provide your name and address to candidates who request that information. Taney County Clerk Donna Neeley says two candidates have filed requests to receive that information in weekly updates pursuant to state statute…
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Neeley says the Secretary of State’s office uses a specific report in its election system for providing that information. Candidates pay a 20-dollar deposit to cover the work of the clerk’s office in providing that information, which is not available to the general public.