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Cape Girardeau County Clerk/Election Authority  

                                          Mission Statement

          Current News           

Kara Clark Summers

Phone: (573) 243-3547
Fax: (573) 204-2418

Office Hours:
8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
Monday through Friday

County Clerks Office
#1 Barton Sq., Suite 301
Jackson, MO 63755
The County Clerk's Office emphasizes serving the citizens of Cape Girardeau County in a timely, effective and ethical manner. We stress good working relationships with the public, co-workers and other government offices and entities.

The County Clerk's Office performs a multitude of functions for our citizens:
  • Administers all Elections in Cape Girardeau County
  • Voter Registration in Cape Girardeau County
  • Absentee Voting
  • Filing of Candidates for County Offices and some Political Subdivisions 
  • Personnel, Payroll and Benefits for County Employees  
  • Clerk to the County Commission
  • All insurance programs for the County
  • County Tax Books
  • Issue County Liquor Licenses
  • Railroad and Utility Tax Books
  • Secretary to the Board of Equalization
  • Maintain Records
  • Administer Oath for Notary Commissions approved by the Secretary of State  
  • Preparation of County Financial Statement
  • Works with Political Subdivisions for finalization of tax levy certification 

The staff of the County Clerk is committed to maintaining the highest ethical standard while providing efficient, and helpful service. Please contact our office with any questions, concerns, or comments. We are here to serve you.

November 8, 2016
General Election

November 8, 2016 Sample Ballot

Absentee Voting Begins
September 27, 2016

Last Day to Register to Vote
October 12, 2016


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