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Korsmeyer wins GOP race for Cole County Clerk

Steve Korsmeyer won the three-way Republican race for Cole County clerk in Tuesday’s primary election.

Russellville, Ashland voters approve sewer bond issues

Chamois, St. Elizabeth school districts OK proposals

Russellville and Ashland voters both overwhelmingly approved sewer bond issues Tuesday.

Luetkemeyer wins renomination, will face Denton in November

Leonard and Velma Steinman talked about running against each other in November for the right to succeed U.S. Rep. Blaine Luetkemeyer in Congress.

Other Congressional incumbents prevail

Five members of Missouri’s congressional delegation tapped enormous advantages in campaign cash and name recognition to easily survive primary election challenges Tuesday.

GOP regains veto-proof majority in Missouri House

Republicans regained a two-thirds majority in the Missouri House Tuesday heading into a big showdown with Democratic Gov. Jay Nixon over his vetoes of tax breaks, abortion restrictions and other issues.

Hurst nominated for second term in Missouri House

Mid-Missouri Republicans have nominated incumbent Tom Hurst for a second two-year term serving the 62nd House District in the state Legislature.

Nov. ballot to feature teacher evaluation plan

An initiative proposing a new teacher evaluation system will go before Missouri voters in November, after the state’s top election official confirmed Tuesday that it had received enough petition signatures.

Kansas GOP Sen. Roberts defeats tea partyer

Three-term Republican Sen. Pat Roberts edged out Milton Wolf in Kansas’ primary Tuesday night as mainstream conservatives dealt another blow to the tea party movement. A GOP businessman swamped a first-term Michigan congressman, upending his re-election bid.

Primary election highlights from Kansas, Michigan, Washington

Highlights from Tuesday’s primary elections in Kansas, Michigan and Washington.

VA deputy chief: More employees face punishment

More Veterans Administration employees will be disciplined as the department sorts out a scandal over long waits for health care and falsified data, Deputy Secretary Sloan Gibson said Tuesday.

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Cole County voters reject zoning

Cole County voters on Tuesday rejected a plan to establish countywide zoning by a vote of 7,391 yes votes and 8,305 no votes.

Area primary election results

From voting on Aug. 5, 2014

Results from Aug. 5, 2014 voting on primary contests and ballot issues.

Local polls open at 6 a.m. today

Voters will be heading to the polls today to decide a handful of local races and issues, as well as five state amendments.

A look at Missouri’s primary election ballot

By the Associated PressMissouri’s primary ballot Tuesday is heavy on ballot issues and light on contested races for top offices. Here’s a look at some of the choices facing voters.

5 things to know about Missouri's primary election

Tuesday is primary day in Missouri, and while local legislative races abound across the state, there’s only one statewide office up for grabs, and even that one lacks suspense: incumbent State Auditor Tom Schweich has no opposition.