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Early Voting
8:54 pm
Wed April 16, 2014

Early Voting Gets First-Round Approval In Missouri House

Credit File photo | Rachel Heidenry | St. Louis Beacon

The Missouri House has given first-round approval to two measures to establish early voting, also known as "advance voting."

The first, House Joint Resolution 90, would allow for early voting if voters pass a proposed constitutional amendment. The second is the implementing bill, HB 2271.  

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Voter Photo ID
4:59 pm
Thu February 27, 2014

Missouri House Passes Photo ID Requirement For Voting

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The Missouri House has passed two pieces of legislation that would usher in photo ID requirements for voters.

First, the House passed HJR 47, a proposed constitutional amendment to allow for photo ID requirements at the polls. This proposed amendment would also need voter approval.

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Petition Signatures Amendment
11:11 am
Tue February 22, 2011

Mo. proposal calls for more petition signatures

The Missouri State Capitol building in Jefferson City, Mo. (Marshall Griffin/St. Louis Public Radio)

A Missouri lawmaker wants organizers of initiative petitions to collect signatures from all of the state's congressional districts before their measures go on ballots.

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MO Statehouse
3:27 pm
Tue February 15, 2011

Mo. Senate and House committee pass photo I.D. requirement for voters

Mo. Capitol
Marshall Griffin, St. Louis Public Radio

Legislation that would require Missouri voters to show photo identification at the polls is advancing in both chambers of the General Assembly.


First, a Missouri House committee this morning passed a resolution that would put the photo ID question before voters as a constitutional amendment, along with a bill that would implement the amendment into state law if passed.

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Morning round-up
9:19 am
Tue January 25, 2011

Morning headlines: Injunction prevents St. Charles county from enforcing restrictions on funeral protests, Mo. House committee takes up Prop B repeal, Peabody Energy doubles profits

St. Louis-based Peabody Energy announced that it doubled it profits in the last three months as higher global prices and demand for coal offset production disruptions blamed on devastating rains in Australia. (slprnews)

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Recount Bill
11:31 am
Tue January 11, 2011

Mo. bill lowers threshold for election recounts

Did your favorite Missouri candidate lose a close election?

Well, a southern Missouri lawmaker wants to make it harder for close-election losers to get an automatic recount.

Currently, candidates for public office in Missouri can request a recount if they lose by less than 1 percent point of the total vote.

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