Secretary of State candidate Jay Ashcroft, R-St. Louis, challenged Democrat Secretary of State candidate Robin Smith to a debate on the merits of a constitutional amendment that Ashcroft has filed that would allow for the implementation of a photo voter ID law for Missouri.
The action comes after some felons allegedly caught with guns have claimed the state law banning that is unconstitutional because, they claim, a constitutional amendment approved by voters last year gives all Missouri citizens the right to bear arms.
A Republican lawmaker says Missouri should lead the way in eliminating the annual ritual of switching clocks an hour forward and then back again.
Missouri’s Republican legislative leaders are seeking to appeal a court ruling requiring officials to recognize same-sex marriages performed in other states.
Secretary of State Jason Kander says about 35.23 percent of eligible Missouri voters participated in this year’s elections.
Missouri voters have rejected a proposal that would have changed the process of nominating and appointing judges.
Secretary of State Robin Carnahan wrote the summary that will appear on the Nov. 6 ballot. A lawsuit argued Carnahan’s language was unfair and obscured the measure’s true effect.
The proposal by Republican Sheila Solon, of Blue Springs, would allow a new, electronic pull-tab game to help fund veterans’ homes.
A union leader calls it the “wrong medicine” and suggests it won’t matter.
The measure would provide an exemption on personal property that active-duty military personnel from Missouri.