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Kander’s Voter Turnout Prediction Too High?

Missouri Secretary of State Jason Kander is predicting a little more than 39 percent of Missouri voters will make it to the polls today. But MU Political Science professor Marvin Overby thinks that estimate is too high.

11/04/2014

"Hands up! Let's vote!" at a Ferguson area voting rally on Nov. 3, 2014. (Allison Blood/KMOX)

Ferguson Residents Encouraged to Vote by Clergy, Michael Brown’s Family

“Hands up, let’s vote,” was the message from the attorney for Michael Brown’s family, Benjamin Crump, during a Monday night vote rally in Ferguson.

11/04/2014

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First Thing on Illinois Ballot – Questions, Not Candidates

In addition to electing candidates, Illinois voters will be weighing in on five ballot questions.

11/04/2014

File photo of people voting in an election. (Photo by Jessica Kourkounis/Getty Images)

Mailer Compares Neighbor’s Voting Track Record

A voter report-card mailer meant to grade Missouri residents on how often they vote compared to their neighbors has some in the state claiming it’s an invasion of privacy.

10/30/2014

Sunset Hills Mayor Mark Furrer (KMOX file photo)

Sunset Hills City Council to Open Debate on Possible Impeachment of Mayor

The Sunset Hills mayor – already charged with assault for allegedly running a cyclist off the road – now faces a council meeting tonight where there will be open talk of his impeachment.

10/28/2014

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Missouri Teacher Tenure Could Change to Performance Standards

The amendment would forgo teacher tenure in favor of performance evaluations. Grades would determine standards for pay and dismissals for Missouri teachers.

10/23/2014

Protestors display signs during a peaceful rally in Canfield Apartments and along West Florissant Avenue in Ferguson, Missouri  on August 23, 2014 as the community prepares to rebuild and heal after the days of unrest following the shooting death of Michael Brown Jr. by Ferguson Police Officer Darren Wilson on August 9th.     (Michael B. Thomas/AFP/Getty Images)

Ferguson Sees Boost in Number of Registered Voters

One response to Ferguson unrest from area leaders has been telling people to register to vote, and it appears they have listened.

10/02/2014

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Union Members to Vote on New Agreement with Metro Today

For the first time in three years, Metro’s bus and train drivers and mechanics could have a new contract by the end of today.

09/25/2014

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Students OK Tobacco-Free Campus, Eliminates Athletics Fee

Missouri Southern students voted for a tobacco-free campus, but narrowly rejected a new fee to fund athletics and recreation.

05/02/2014

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New Ill. Law Allows Some 17-Year-Olds to Vote in March

Some teenagers in Illinois can now register to vote in the state’s March primary, even if they’re still 17 when they cast their first ballots.

01/02/2014

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