Voters in Carthage and Miami, Oklahoma, each elected a City Council member in Tuesday’s balloting.
General Elections 2020
CARL JUNCTION, Mo. — Building upgrades and repairs will soon be made this year throughout the Carl Junction School District after voters on Tuesday approved a $7 million bond issue for the projects.
NEOSHO, Mo. — Voters in Neosho opted to fill seats on an expanded City Council with two experienced candidates and one new candidate, according to complete but unofficial results from the Newton County Clerk.
CARL JUNCTION, Mo. — The fourth try went much the same as the first three efforts by city officials to persuade Carl Junction residents to approve a use tax.
NEOSHO, Mo. — Neosho voters, after last year expanding their City Council from five to seven seats, on Tuesday will go about electing three candidates in contested races and one unopposed aspirant.
CARTHAGE, Mo. — Voters on Tuesday in multiple Jasper County towns and school districts will choose from array of candidates for board and council seats while also deciding on a range of issues.
WEBB CITY, Mo. — Two incumbents on Tuesday will face two challengers for the first time in more than a decade for two open seats on the Webb City School Board.
JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) — Missouri Gov. Mike Parson is sending National Guard troops to Washington, D.C., to help with security leading up to President-elect Joe Biden's inauguration, a spokeswoman confirmed late Thursday.
WILMINGTON, Del. — President-elect Joe Biden unveiled a $1.9 trillion coronavirus plan Thursday to end "a crisis of deep human suffering" by speeding up vaccines and pumping out financial help to those struggling with the pandemic's prolonged economic fallout.
JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) — Republican Sen. Josh Hawley faced more calls for his resignation Tuesday from Democrats and a labor union in his home state of Missouri.
With images of insurrection in the U.S. Capitol still fresh, and the FBI warning of plans for armed protests at all 50 state capitals, Missouri lawmakers on Tuesday expressed concern that statehouse security needs to be improved.
Kansas City-based Hallmark Cards Inc. is demanding Sens. Josh Hawley of Missouri and Roger Marshall of Kansas return donations its PAC has made to their campaigns, citing their efforts to overturn the results of the 2020 presidential election.
ATLANTA — President-elect Joe Biden and Vice President-elect Kamala Harris know that Georgia has the ability to impact their administration.
DALTON, Ga. — President Donald Trump told a crowd of thousands in Dalton, Georgia on Monday night that he doesn’t particularly like holding rallies for anyone but himself.
O'FALLON, Mo. (AP) — The effort by Sen. Josh Hawley and others to challenge Democrat Joe Biden’s election victory is a “radical” and “highly destructive attack," former U.S. Sen. John Danforth said Monday.
Missouri Republican Sen. Josh Hawley announced Wednesday that he will object to the certification of President-elect Joe Biden’s Electoral College victory when Congress convenes next week to ratify the results of the 2020 election.
BELLAIRE, Michigan — A hand count of ballots in one tiny northern Michigan county dealt one more blow against claims of widespread voter fraud in the state.
JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) — Missouri’s Republican attorney general has brought the state into an effort by GOP officials across the nation to reverse President Donald Trump’s election loss.
JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) — Missouri officials on Tuesday certified this year’s election results showing that President Donald Trump easily won the state’s 10 electoral votes over Democrat Joseph Biden.
VALDOSTA — President Donald Trump asked a crowd of thousands on Saturday to take to the polls to support Republican U.S. Sen. candidates David Perdue and Kelly Loeffler.
Missouri's Amendment 3, which sought a constitutional amendment to undo the Clean Missouri redistricting plan, won a slim victory early Wednesday morning.
Three GOP lawmakers who represent Joplin-area districts in the Missouri House of Representatives and who faced challengers Tuesday will be returned to office, according to complete but unofficial returns from Tuesday's election. A fourth area lawmaker was unopposed.
COLUMBUS, Kan. — With nearly a 63% voter turnout, Cherokee County residents cast their ballots in the general election to choose their favored candidates for several local, state and federal offices in voting that concluded Tuesday.
CARL JUNCTION, Mo. — Residents of Carl Junction have authorized a half-cent sales tax to bolster the revenues for the local police department.
Galena, Kansas, native Jake LaTurner managed to keep his state's 2nd Congressional District seat in Republican Party control Tuesday, while GOP incumbents Markwayne Mullin and Billy Long won reelection as expected in Oklahoma and Missouri, respectively.
MIAMI, Okla. — During an election that saw a 66.5% voter turnout statewide, Ottawa County voters went to the polls to help several challengers win local county seats in counts Tuesday night, according to complete but unofficial results.
NEOSHO, Mo. — Voters in two Newton County areas favored an increase in the size of a City Council and a school bond issue, but the entire county disapproved of an increase for its ambulance district, according to complete but unofficial election returns Tuesday night.
Advance voters in Newton County appear to approve of a city council expansion and a school bond proposal but a levy increase for an ambulance district suggests a toss-up.
An ongoing pandemic is not enough to deter Missouri voters from having their voices heard in this year’s general election, about which officials are predicting the state’s largest turnout in decades.
NEOSHO, Mo. — Newton County residents will not be deciding any candidate races at the local county level on Tuesday: All of those candidates are unopposed on the ballot and are virtually assured of election. But residents in three political subdivisions will vote on individual proposals.
CARTHAGE, Mo. — While Jasper County residents will not have any contests for local offices to decide on Tuesday, those in Carl Junction are being asked by the City Council to authorize a sales tax increase.
In addition to president and other federal lawmakers, Missouri residents on Tuesday will vote on an all-but-full slate of state government leaders.
Missouri voters on Tuesday will decide whether to support a Legislature-submitted proposal that would reverse a statewide redistricting process that voters approved just two years ago.
MIAMI, Okla. — Ottawa County voters on Tuesday will help decide who occupies the White House for the next four years, but they will also cast ballots in races for local, state and other federal offices.
Three GOP lawmakers who represent Joplin metropolitan area districts in the Missouri House of Representatives will have competition in Tuesday's general election from Democrat challengers.
Incumbent Republicans on Tuesday are seeking reelection to Congress in Missouri's 7th District and Oklahoma's 2nd District, while Galena, Kansas, native Jake LaTurner faces Michelle De La Isla, Topeka's Democratic mayor, in a race to replace Steve Watkins in the 2nd Congressional District in…
COLUMBUS, Kan. — While Cherokee County voters will help decide an array of state and federal offices on Tuesday, they will seal the deal in two local county office races.
A day after Missouri voters approved an expansion of the Medicaid health care program, Republican Gov. Mike Parson said the state will prepare for its implementation.
Democrat Michelle De La Isla and Republican Jake LaTurner will square off in the November election for the right to represent the 2nd Congressional District in Kansas.
Missouri voters have signed off on a plan to make thousands more low-income adults eligible for Medicaid after adopting a constitutional amendment to expand eligibility for the government health insurance program.
COLUMBUS, Kan. — Cherokee County residents essentially reelected a state representative in Tuesday’s primary election and tabbed the incumbent Republican county clerk for a contest in the November general election.
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