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...
With deadline looming, few candidates emerge for Cape council seats (11/21/17)Voters will have only one race for Cape Girardeau City Council next spring unless more candidates file by Tuesday’s deadline. That contest is in Ward 2, where Councilwoman Shelly Moore faces a challenge from Scott Johnson. The filing period ends at 5 p.m. Tuesday...
Cape attorney Brandon Cooper to run for judge (11/20/17)Cape Girardeau lawyer Brandon Cooper has announced he will seek election next year to the position of Division III associate circuit judge of Cape Girardeau County. Cooper, who lives in Cape Girardeau, is a member of the Moss & Cooper Law Firm. Cooper is the second lawyer to jump into the race to replace Judge Gary Kamp, who has said he will not seek re-election...
Despite new law, PACS helped decide Missouri Senate race (11/13/17)JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. -- A new law that caps contributions to state political candidates likely will shift the power in Missouri politics to third parties and reduce information about where the donations come from, according to political consultants who point to a race for a state Senate decided last week as an example of the problem...
Scott Johnson files for Ward 2 council seat, seeks to defeat incumbent (11/10/17)South-side neighborhood pastor Scott Johnson has filed as a candidate for Cape Girardeau City Council. He is seeking to unseat Ward 2 Councilwoman Shelly Moore, who recently filed for re-election to a second four-year term. The council election is in April...
Dan Presson files for Ward 1 council seat; Moore files for re-election in Ward 2 (11/7/17)Dan Presson, who leads a Red Star neighborhood development organization, has filed as a candidate for the Cape Girardeau City Council Ward 1 seat, while Ward 2 Councilwoman Shelly Moore has filed for re-election for a second term. Ward 1 Councilman Joe Uzoaru announced last month he will not seek re-election to a second four-year term...
Local prosecutor to run for judge (10/31/17)Local prosecutor Frank E. Miller has announced he will seek election next year to the position of Division III associate circuit judge of Cape Girardeau County. Miller's announcement follows the decision of Judge Gary Kamp not to seek re-election. Miller has served the past seven years as an assistant prosecuting attorney for Cape Girardeau County...
Missouri candidate Hawley supports tax cut, blasts McCaskill (10/26/17)JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. -- Republican U.S. Senate candidate Josh Hawley of Missouri on Wednesday said he supports the broad outlines of a Republican plan to overhaul the federal tax code but harshly criticized Democratic rival Sen. Claire McCaskill as an obstructionist to tax cuts...
State Rep. Curtman to seek GOP nomination for auditor (10/26/17)ST. LOUIS — Republican state Rep. Paul Curtman will run for Missouri auditor in 2018. Curtman announced his intention Tuesday in suburban St. Louis. He had earlier considered a run for U.S. Senate before ruling it out after Republican Attorney General Josh Hawley officially announced his candidacy for Democratic incumbent U.S. Sen. Claire McCaskill’s seat. ...
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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