Boone County clerk: Missouri attorney general lawful in voting location (9/24/17)COLUMBIA, Mo. -- A county clerk in central Missouri has determined Attorney General Josh Hawley lawfully voted when he cast a ballot in a recent election in Ashland. State law says the attorney general must reside at the "seat of government," which the Missouri Constitution names as Jefferson City. Democrats have accused Hawley of violating the law by not having a permanent residence in the capital city...
Missouri House speaker says he's not running for auditor (9/10/17)JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. -- Missouri's Republican House Speaker Todd Richardson said he's not running for state auditor. Richardson said in a statement dated Wednesday he'll instead focus on work leading the House. Richardson had said he was considering a 2018 bid for the office held by Democratic Auditor Nicole Galloway...
Retired officer announces candidacy for 146th House seat (8/30/17)Retired Cape Girardeau police officer Barry D. Hovis announced his candidacy Tuesday for the 146th Missouri House District seat. State Rep. Donna Lichtenegger, R-Jackson, has reached her term limit and cannot run for re-election in 2018. Hovis, who lives near Gordonville, is the second Republican candidate to enter the race. In March, Tony Laforest, 51, of Jackson announced he was running for the seat...
Uncounted Kansas ballots fuel fears about Kobach's proposals (8/24/17)WICHITA, Kansas -- A conservative firebrand promoting President Donald Trump's unsubstantiated claims of widespread voter fraud oversees a Kansas election system that threw out at least three times as many ballots as any similarly sized state did, fueling concerns about massive voter suppression should its practices become the national standard...
Unions deliver signatures to block right-to-work in Missouri (8/20/17)JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. -- Opponents forced the suspension Friday of a new Missouri law banning mandatory union fees after they delivered dozens of boxes of signed petitions demanding it be put to a public vote. More than 1,000 people hoping to block the right-to-work law rallied at the Capitol and marched to the Secretary of State's Office to hand off signatures...
McCaskill, possible rival Hawley meet at Missouri State Fair (8/18/17)SEDALIA, Mo. -- Democratic Sen. Claire McCaskill and her potential Republican rival, Attorney General Josh Hawley, met for the first time Thursday at the Missouri State Fair and discussed a rare area of agreement: efforts to combat human trafficking...
Schmitt backs Hawley for U.S. Senate bid (8/17/17)JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. — Missouri Treasurer Eric Schmitt said he’s backing fellow Republican Attorney General Josh Hawley to run for the U.S. Senate seat held by Democrat Claire McCaskill. Schmitt had expressed interest in a U.S. Senate run, but Tuesday announced he won’t seek the Republican nomination. ...
Missouri governor sets date to fill vacant legislative seats (8/3/17)JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. — Special elections will be held Nov. 7 to fill vacant Missouri state Senate and House seats. Republican Gov. Eric Greitens on Monday set the election date for the seats of former Reps. Tila Hubrecht and Randy Dunn. Republican Hubrecht left her seat in June to work as a nurse. ...
Groups say Missouri not following voter registration rules (7/7/17)JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. — Several voter-rights advocacy groups say the state of Missouri is not following federal requirements on providing voter registrations. The League of Women Voters of Missouri and four other groups sent a letter Thursday to Missouri Secretary of State Jay Ashcroft and to Joel Waters, director of the state Department of Revenue. ...
Former Libertarian presidential hopeful makes bid for Senate (7/6/17)PECULIAR, Mo. -- A former Libertarian presidential candidate is seeking the Republican nomination for the U.S. Senate seat currently held by Democratic Sen. Claire McCaskill. Austin Petersen announced his candidacy July 4 during a party on his family farm in Peculiar, about 30 miles south of Kansas City...
Court OKs Missouri right-to-work ballot rundowns by Democrat (6/28/17)JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. — Missouri appellate judges are reinstating descriptions of initiative petitions against right-to-work laws that were approved by the former Democratic secretary of state. The Missouri Court of Appeals’ Western District on Tuesday ruled eight of 10 original summaries of the petitions were sufficient. ...
April 2017 election • local contested races
Jackson School District Prop J
Fruitland Fire District tax
Chaffee school bond issue
Scott County Central school bond issue
Oran school bond issue
Perry County school tax issue
Jackson alcohol issue
Cape Girardeau School Board
Altenburg School Board
Chaffee School Board
Scott County Central School Board
Kelly School Board*
* Mississippi Co. votes were not immediately available
Advance School Board
Oak Ridge School Board
Delta School Board
Meadow Heights School Board
Leopold School Board
Woodland School Board
City of Perryville Ward 1 alderman
City of Chaffee Ward 1 councilman
City of Chaffee Ward 2 councilman
City of Chaffee Ward 4 councilman
City of Scott City Ward 3 councilman
City of Advance Ward 2 alderman
Village of Gordonville Board of Trustees
City of Marble Hill Ward 1 alderman
City of Marble Hill Ward 2 alderman
Scott County Rural Fire District Board of Directors
For statewide races, go here http://enr.sos.mo.gov/%5CEnrNet/
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