Committee hears proposed Missouri election law changes

If lawmakers and Missouri voters agree, it will become more difficult to circulate initiative petitions for law changes or constitutional amendments.

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Missouri’s current constitution says people must gather a minimum number of signatures in each of at least two-thirds of the state’s congressional districts.

Sen. Jolie Justus, D-Kansas City, has proposed an amendment that would require the minimum number of petition signatures be gathered in all of the congressional districts.

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