Platte County Election Board

2600 NW Prairie View Rd.
PO Box 560
Platte City, MO 64079

Phone: (816)-858-4400
Fax: (816)-858-3387


Details on Board or Commission

Authority: RSMo 115.029

Mission: The Platte County Board of Election Commissioners works to register every eligible voter in Platte County and to encourage every voter to assert his or her privilege of voting.

Function: The Platte County Board of Election Commissioners oversees and directs the elections in a non-partisan manner, providing direction for voting entities and procedures to assure that a fair and honest election is held for the residents of Platte County.

SubCommittees: none

Details on Meetings

Number of meetings: 12 meetings

Location of meetings: Platte City

Duration of meetings: 2 hours

Preparation time for meetings: 30 to 45 minutes

Total time commitment: 5 hours

Details on Members

Total members: 4

Appointed members: 4

Term length: 4 years

Compensation: Members receive reimbursement for realized and necessary expenses.

Member Requirements: none

Political Requirements: yes, no more than 2 members may be members of the same political party

Geographic Requirements: yes, members must reside in Platte County for one year preceding appointment

Senate Consent Required: Yes


Ms. Diane Pepper(D)
Member 1
Kansas City
Term begins: Mar 25, 2010
Term expires: Jan 12, 2013

Mr. Edward Pete Davis(R)
Member 2
Kansas City
Term begins: Jan 2, 2018
Term expires: Jan 11, 2021

Mr. Stephen L. Foster(D)
Member 3
Camden Point
Term begins: Jan 2, 2018
Term expires: Jan 11, 2019

Mr. Kurt L. Killen(R)
Member 4
Platte Woods
Term begins: Mar 15, 2018
Term expires: Jan 11, 2019