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Nov. 8 General Election Results: Missouri Constitutional and Ballot Questions

November 9, 2022 at 4:47 a.m.

The Missouri Secretary of State's Office reports the following results from Nov. 8 general election voting on state constitutional amendments and ballot questions.

 Final results will be posted as they become available.

CONSTITUTIONAL AMENDMENT 1

Amendment 1 would authorize the state treasurer to invest in municipal securities possessing one of the five highest long-term ratings or the highest short-term rating. It would also authorize the Missouri Legislature to pass laws eliminating other restrictions on state investments.

The measure was placed on the ballot via a resolution passed by the General Assembly in 2021.

Constitutional Amendment 1  3266 of 3266 Precincts Reported
 YES894,05645.725%
 NO1,061,25354.275%
 Total Votes:1,955,309



CONSTITUTIONAL AMENDMENT 3

Amendment 3 would end the state prohibition on the recreational marijuana industry, allowing consumers over the age of 21 to purchase and use marijuana products. It would also allow businesses to apply for recreational marijuana certification, with existing medical marijuana businesses taking the first spot in line.

The measure would also set a 6 percent tax rate for sales, with feds earmarked for veterans programs and addiction treatment efforts.

The amendment would also allow those convicted of non-violent marijuana-related offenses to apply for release from incarceration and have their records expunged.

The measure was placed on the ballot via an initiative petition from Legal Missouri 2022.

Constitutional Amendment 3  3266 of 3266 Precincts Reported
 YES1,089,32653.106%
 NO961,90946.894%
 Total Votes:2,051,235



CONSTITUTIONAL AMENDMENT 4

Amendment 4 would allow the Missouri General Assembly to pass a law requiring Kansas City to increase funding for its police force without reimbursement from the state.

The measure was placed on the ballot via a resolution passed by the General Assembly this year.

Constitutional Amendment 4  3266 of 3266 Precincts Reported
 YES1,265,93863.241%
 NO735,83536.759%
 Total Votes:2,001,773



CONSTITUTIONAL AMENDMENT 5

Amendment 5 would create the Missouri Department of the National Guard, moving the Guard into its own agency instead of keeping it under the Department of Public Safety.

The measure was placed on the ballot via a resolution passed by the General Assembly this year.

Constitutional Amendment 5  3266 of 3266 Precincts Reported
 YES1,193,90860.235%
 NO788,18439.765%
 Total Votes:1,982,092



CONSTITUTIONAL CONVENTION QUESTION

The fifth measure on this year's statewide ballot asks voters if they wish to hold a convention to amend or revise the state constitution. Any changes would be put to a vote of the people.

The question appears on the ballot every 20 years under a provision within the Missouri Constitution.

Constitutional Convention Question  3266 of 3266 Precincts Reported
 YES632,20032.302%
 NO1,324,93767.698%
 Total Votes:1,957,137




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