Dems Lose Missouri, Win House
Nov08

Dems Lose Missouri, Win House

Supporters, volunteers, and staff rallied around one another Tuesday night at the Downtown Marriott, to await the results of the most watched race on the Missouri ballot. Democratic incumbent U.S. Senator Claire McCaskill was fighting to hold onto her seat for a third term against Republican challenger Josh Hawley. “We’re enthusiastic about the race. We feel good about tonight and we are just sifting through those election night...

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Medical Marijuana, Minimum Wage Pass
Nov08

Medical Marijuana, Minimum Wage Pass

Missouri voters approved several changes to state law during Tuesday’s election, including raising the state’s minimum wage and allowing the possession and use of marijuana for medical purposes. Three of the four amendments listed on Tuesday’s ballot, plus three propositions, passed. Constitutional Amendment 1 was designed to ban lawmakers from accepting gifts from lobbyists, require transparency with campaign...

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Voter Guide: Understanding the Ballot Issues
Nov01

Voter Guide: Understanding the Ballot Issues

As Election Day approaches, Missouri has placed what appears to be a few progressive issues on the Nov. 6 ballot—proving the state is trying to catch up with the times. Along with the usual ballot items like Senate, State Reps, and Circuit Court Judges, amendments and propositions focused on campaign financing, legalizing medical marijuana, and increasing the minimum wage to a livable amount are being placed in front of St. Louisans....

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