Residency question prevents former governor from voting

Updated: Aug. 6, 2018 at 4:58 PM CDT
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JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) - Former Gov. Eric Greitens apparently will not be able to vote on Tuesday.

The St. Louis Post-Dispatch reports voting records indicate Greitens is still registered to vote in Jefferson City. No voting records indicate he has switched his registration to Warren County, where he and his family own a home in Innsbrook.

The Secretary of State's office says that means Greitens can't vote Tuesday. State law requires voters who move to another county to re-register to vote. The deadline for changing registrations was July 11.

Greitens resigned June 1 after months of controversy and facing a now-dismissed felony charge for invasion of privacy against a woman and numerous campaign fundraising irregularities.

A spokeswoman for Greitens' successor, Gov. Mike Parson, said the governor voted absentee in Polk County.

Information from: St. Louis Post-Dispatch,

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