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The Ballot Process—From Casting To Counting

Courtesy of MSU
Dr. Kevin Pybas, Associate Professor of Political Science MSU


Making Democracy Work continues to focus on voter education and information for the upcoming General Election on Tuesday, November 3.

This week, host Erika Brame speaks with Dr. Kevin Pybas, associate professor of political science at Missouri State University.

As voters head to the polls, Dr. Pybas talks about the ballot counting process and keeping votes secure.

This year, Missouri voters were given three options for casting their ballots:   absentee voting, no-excuse mail-in voting, or casting a ballot in person on Election Day.   Here is more information about the rules for each:


Theresa received her undergraduate degree in sociology at Missouri State University, as well as her Master's degree in Social Work at MSU. Theresa enjoys writing, drawing, reading, music, working with animals, and most of all spending time with her family. She wishes to continue to use her experiences, combined with her pursuit of education, to foster a sense of empowerment and social awareness in the community. Theresa loves working with KSMU and attributes her passion for NPR, and love of learning, to her father.