Pa. court redraws political map (2/20/18)HARRISBURG, Pa. -- Pennsylvania's high court issued a new congressional district map for the state's 2018 elections on Monday, potentially giving Democrats a boost in their quest to capture control of the U.S. House unless Republicans can to stop it in federal court...
What to wear at polls? High court will have a say (2/20/18)WASHINGTON -- A "Make America Great Again" hat. A tea party T-shirt. A MoveOn.org button. Wear any one of those items to vote in Minnesota, and a poll worker will probably ask you to remove it or cover it up. Like a number of states, Minnesota bars voters from wearing political items to the polls to reduce the potential for confrontations or voter intimidation. ...
Federal vote-protection efforts lag ahead of first primaries (2/14/18)With the first primaries of the 2018 elections less than a month away, you might expect federal officials to be wrapping up efforts to safeguard the vote against expected Russian interference. You'd be wrong. Federal efforts to help states button down elections systems have crawled, hamstrung in part by wariness of federal meddling. ...
Amanda Oesch to run for Scott County prosecuting attorney (2/7/18)Benton, Missouri, area lawyer Amanda Oesch announced she will run for Scott County prosecuting attorney. “For as long as I can remember, I wanted to be an attorney. But not just any kind of attorney ... a Prosecutor. My heart, my passion is prosecution,” she said in a post on her campaign’s Facebook page...
Missouri's McCaskill says she doesn't take Sykes seriously (1/27/18)COLUMBIA, Mo. -- Democratic U.S. Sen. Claire McCaskill on Friday said she doesn't take seriously a longshot Republican candidate for her seat who is facing criticism for his comments about women. McCaskill said after a campaign event at the University of Missouri in Columbia she feels sorry for Courtland Sykes if he really believes the remarks he recently posted on Facebook...
New voter ID cards coming in Cape County (1/23/18)New voter identification cards will be mailed out in the next few days, according to a news release from the Cape Girardeau County Clerk's office. Included will be a voter information guide, which will include updated information about Missouri's new photo identification requirement, which began June 1...
3 mayor candidates in Scott City; former mayor Porch files for council seat (1/18/18)Scott City Mayor Norman Brant will face two challengers in the April election, including the man he replaced, and another former mayor of the Scott County town is running for a council seat. The filing period ended Tuesday. Brant is opposed by Robert Foulk and former mayor Ron Cummins, who was elected mayor in April 2016 and resigned last year amid allegations he abused his position...
McCaskill raises $2.9M for re-election bid (1/9/18)JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. — Democratic U.S. Sen. Claire McCaskill’s re-election campaign says she raised close to $2.9 million in the past few months. Spokeswoman Meira Bernstein on Monday said McCaskill spent about $941,000 in the same three-month period. ...
Increasing number of women expected to enter races (1/3/18)ATLANTA -- Inside a classroom on the campus of a community college in downtown Dallas, a group of two dozen women took turns sharing their names, hometowns and what they hoped would be their future titles. Congresswoman. Dallas County judge. State representative...
Some voters opted for Mickey Mouse in bitter U.S. Senate race (1/2/18)MONTGOMERY, Ala. -- Mickey Mouse. Nick Saban. Any Other Republican. Those were some of names that got write-in votes in the Alabama Senate election as voters suggested their own alternatives to Sen.-elect Doug Jones and Republican Roy Moore in the Alabama Senate race...
Alabama election loss evokes mixed GOP response (12/14/17)WASHINGTON -- Weary national Republicans breathed a collective sigh of relief Wednesday, a day after voters knocked out their own party's scandal-plagued candidate in deep-red Alabama. Yet all is not well in a party confronted with new rounds of infighting and a suddenly shrinking Senate majority heading into next year's midterm elections...
Moore refuses to concede, awaits rest of ballots in Alabama (12/14/17)MONTGOMERY, Ala. -- Still-uncounted ballots are unlikely to change the outcome of the U.S. Senate race in Alabama enough to spur an automatic recount, the state's election chief said Wednesday. Republican Roy Moore has refused to concede Tuesday's race to Democrat Doug Jones, who pulled off an upset in what is normally a reliably Republican-leaning state...
Rep. Lichtenegger proposes change to term limits (12/4/17)State Rep. Donna Lichtenegger wants to change term limits in Missouri government to allow lawmakers to serve longer in the House and Senate. Lichtenegger has introduced legislation that seeks to amend the Missouri Constitution to allow a maximum of three four-year terms for state representatives and two six-year terms for senators...
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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