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Ritenour Proposition S Bond Issue Election Postponed Until June 2

The Ritenour School District’s $19.5 million zero tax rate change bond issue (Proposition S), originally scheduled to be on the ballot on April 7, will now be decided by voters on Tuesday, June 2, 2020.  For more information about Proposition S, visit the Ritenour School District website at  

Missouri Governor Mike Parson issued an executive order on March 18 moving the municipal elections.  The executive order follows a state of emergency declaration in response to the COVID-19 pandemic and a request from Missouri Secretary of State Jay Ashcroft.

Parson’s executive order declares that ballots already printed for the April 7 election may be used at the postponed date of June 2. Voters who have attained the age of 18 by April 7 will be allowed to cast a ballot. 

Voter registration for the April 7 election, which ended March 11, remains closed. The deadline to apply for an absentee ballot is now May 20. In-person absentee ballots may now be cast until 5 p.m. on June 1. To request an absentee ballot, click here.

According to the Secretary of State, anyone who is 18 by April 7 will be allowed to vote, but anyone who turns 18 between April 8 and June 2 will not be allowed to vote.