A petition with more than 1,030 signatures is calling for a St. Louis area legislator to remove his name from consideration for speaker of the Missouri House.
A constitutional amendment to limit the governor’s ability to maintain a balanced budget has some experts concerned that it could cause financial problems for the state down the road.
Missouri will join the 33 states that allow early voting if voters approve Amendment 6 on Tuesday. But the proposed amendment would make Missouri’s early voting laws some of the most stringent in the country.
Three candidates are competing for Missouri’s 3rd District congressional seat — a Republican, Democrat and Libertarian.
Early votes soared past 15 million across 31 states on Friday, an outpouring that is giving hopeful Republicans as well as nervous Democrats cause for optimism heading into the final weekend of a campaign with control of the Senate, the U.S. House and 36 governorships at stake.
All eight candidates for contested Cole County offices on next Tuesday’s ballot spent more than two hours at Lincoln University Thursday night, explaining their candidacies and answering questions.
Travis Fitzwater, Republican candidate from Holts Summit, and Gracia Backer, Democratic candidate from New Bloomfield, both have their eyes on the 49th House seat that represents western and southern portions of Callaway County and a small portion of Cole County.
Amendment 2 allows prior acts to be introduced at trial
It’s easy to agree about the brutality of sex crimes against children and the gut-wrenching emotions felt for victims. But opinions throughout the legal system vary on how to fairly seek justice in those cases.
Support vanishes for teacher rules, but educators still concerned
Although the campaign that placed Amendment 3 on Tuesday’s ballot has dissolved, opponents are still working furiously this fall to defeat the measure, which — if passed — would prohibit tenure and tie teachers’ salaries to students’ performance.
A voter report card mailer is grading residents on how often they vote compared to their neighbors and some Missourians aren't happy.
Lincoln University's Student Government Association will host a candidate forum tonight for the four contested Cole County offices: circuit judge, prosecutor, recorder of deeds and county clerk.
Republican incumbent Mike Bernskoetter is being challenged for a Missouri House seat by a Constitution Party candidate, who has raised little cash and has not responded to media requests.
Incumbent state Sen. Mike Kehoe, R-Jefferson City, wants to serve a second, four-term representing Mid-Missouri’s seven-county 6th District.
One Jefferson City Rotary Club’s members met four of the Cole County candidates on next week’s ballot in an unusual way Monday.
It's just a few weeks before the election, and Missouri Auditor Tom Schweich is talking animatedly about a big success that's been years in the making. The subject isn't his re-election, which appears all but assured.