Missouri’s Supreme Court has upheld two constitutional amendments guaranteeing the right to farm and the right to bear arms.
In addition to electing candidates, Illinois voters will be weighing in on five ballot questions.
Lawsuits are challenging the ballot summaries for measures that would enhance the right to bear arms and impose a three-quarter-cent sales tax for transportation projects.
Critics of the bill say the requirement could make it harder for grass-roots campaigns to get questions on the ballot without raising large amounts of money.
Illinois House Republicans voted unanimously to make it harder to increase state worker pension benefits.