- Election 2012
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.
- SLIDESHOW: Election 2012 Voter turnout was heavy throughout the four state area as voters decided national and state issues.
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.
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.
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.
Turnout remains strong in Joplin
Long lines greeted early voters this morning when the polls opened and continue to some degree.
Voter turnout expected to be heavy throughout the area
The parking lot at the polling place at Galena City Hall was full at mid-morning. Voters leaving and arriving in their vehicles at regular intervals caused some traffic issues.
Democratic governor, Republican challenger utilizing attack ads
Democrat Jeremiah “Jay” Nixon, the incumbent governor of Missouri, and his challenger, Republican Dave Spence, of St. Louis, have been using campaign attack ads in an effort to persuade Missouri voters how to vote Tuesday.
Cigarette tax among questions on ballot
Missouri voters on Tuesday will have the option of approving four separate questions on a variety of issues.
U.S. Senate incumbent McCaskill faces challenger Akin
Incumbent Claire McCaskill, a Democrat, faces a challenge Tuesday from Republican Todd Akin in a hotly contested race for her seat in the U.S. Senate.
Also on the ballot will be Libertarian Jonathan Dine.
- Voters split over who to pick in governor’s race