The Joplin Globe, Joplin, MO

Election 2012

Election 2012
  • BALLOT: Ottawa County

    With 17 of 17 precincts reporting, complete but unofficials returns from Tuesday’s balloting are as follows:

    November 6, 2012

  • BALLOT: Jasper County

    With 47 of 47 precincts reporting, complete but unofficial returns from Tuesday’s balloting are as follows:

    November 6, 2012

  • photo.JPG Can you Tweet that? Know your state's laws on ballot photos

    While there's no problem with the numerous photos of "I voted" stickers that have been floating around the Internet today, snapping a photo of a ballot is illegal in many states.

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  • Joplin voters siding with Kinder

    Voters in Jasper County seem to be siding with Republican incumbent Peter Kinder over Democratic nominee Susan Montee when it comes to the race for the next Missouri Lt. Governor, based on exit polling Tuesday.

    November 6, 2012

  • r110612joplinelection.jpg Joplin residents cast votes for U.S. senator

    Joplin residents turned out to the polls Tuesday to vote in the U.S. Senate race, where Claire McCaskill, the Democratic incumbent, is challenged by Todd Akin, a Republican, and Jonathan Dine, the Libertarian candidate.

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  • r110612joplinelection4.jpg Voters split over who to pick in governor’s race

    Incumbent Gov. Jay Nixon and Dave Spence, the Republican challenger, were sharing the vote Tuesday at a polling station at Calvary Baptist Church in northern Newton County.

    November 6, 2012 1 Photo

  • r110612galenaelection3.jpg SLIDESHOW: Election 2012 Voter turnout was heavy throughout the four state area as voters decided national and state issues.

    November 6, 2012

  • r110612joplinelection3.jpg Pittsburg, Kan., voters say first time to see lines at polls

    When Carol Miller Cummins arrived at her polling place at the First Christian Church Tuesday morning, it was the first time she’d ever stood in line outside of the building on Election Day.

    November 6, 2012 1 Photo

  • Kaiser gets votes in Joplin

    Randee Kaiser, Republican candidate for Jasper County sheriff, got the backing of at least two voters casting ballots at the Donald E. Clark Justice Center in Joplin, based on exit polling Tuesday.

    November 6, 2012

  • Via Christi Hospital bringing ballots to patients for today’s election

    Via Christi Hospital is making sure eligible voters who are in the hospital will be able to vote today by delivering ballots to the patients, and ensuring those ballots will make it the Crawford County Courthouse in Girard on time.

    November 6, 2012