elections http://news.stlpublicradio.org en Early Voting Gets First-Round Approval In Missouri House http://news.stlpublicradio.org/post/early-voting-gets-first-round-approval-missouri-house <p>The Missouri House has given first-round approval to two measures to establish early voting, also known as "advance voting."</p><p>The first, House Joint Resolution 90, would allow for early voting if voters pass a proposed constitutional amendment. <span style="line-height: 1.5;">The second is the implementing bill, HB&nbsp;2271. &nbsp;</span></p> Thu, 17 Apr 2014 01:54:07 +0000 Marshall Griffin 35360 at http://news.stlpublicradio.org Early Voting Gets First-Round Approval In Missouri House Voters Prepare For Municipal Elections; School Board Races Are Key http://news.stlpublicradio.org/post/voters-prepare-municipal-elections-school-board-races-are-key <p>Tuesday is Election Day throughout the region, and voters will be asked to decide on local leaders, school board members and tax and bond issues.</p><p></p><p>While there are few high-profile races or issues on the ballot,&nbsp; several school board races are expected to be particularly consequential.</p> Mon, 07 Apr 2014 02:43:36 +0000 Susan Hegger 35045 at http://news.stlpublicradio.org Voters Prepare For Municipal Elections; School Board Races Are Key Sample Ballots And Polling Places For Illinois Primary http://news.stlpublicradio.org/post/sample-ballots-and-polling-places-illinois-primary <p>The news focus on Tuesday's Illinois primary has largely been on statewide or congressional races. However, issues and local races are also important. For those in the area who are looking for a clean list of what they will find on their ballots, different counties have different options.</p> Mon, 17 Mar 2014 15:38:04 +0000 Donna Korando 34469 at http://news.stlpublicradio.org Sample Ballots And Polling Places For Illinois Primary Missouri House Passes Photo ID Requirement For Voting http://news.stlpublicradio.org/post/missouri-house-passes-photo-id-requirement-voting <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">The Missouri House has passed two pieces of legislation that would usher in photo ID requirements for voters.</span></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">First, the House passed <a href="http://house.mo.gov/billsummary.aspx?bill=HJR47&amp;year=2014&amp;code=R">HJR 47</a>, a proposed constitutional amendment to</span><span style="line-height: 1.5;"> allow for photo ID requirements at the polls.</span><span style="line-height: 1.5;"> This proposed amendment would also need voter approval.</span></p> Thu, 27 Feb 2014 22:59:51 +0000 Marshall Griffin 34058 at http://news.stlpublicradio.org Missouri House Passes Photo ID Requirement For Voting Mo. Lawmakers Form Interim Committees To Work On Issues For 2014 http://news.stlpublicradio.org/post/mo-lawmakers-form-interim-committees-work-issues-2014 <p>Lawmakers in Missouri will continue working on several issues this summer and fall in preparation for next year's legislative session.</p> Thu, 06 Jun 2013 22:53:05 +0000 Marshall Griffin & The Associated Press 27144 at http://news.stlpublicradio.org Mo. Lawmakers Form Interim Committees To Work On Issues For 2014