Election Results

Ronald Owens wins seat on Wilson Township Board

Voters broke a tie on Tuesday for the remaining seat on the Wilson Township Board. County Clerk Betty Spickard reports Ronald Owens won the special election with 103 votes. Russ Thompson received 39 votes with 142 votes able to be counted. Votes included 132 at the polls and 10 absentees. Owens and Thompson both received […]

Absentee Voting

Audio: Missouri House committee considers proposed changes to absentee voting

Two bills heard in House committee on Wednesday would modify absentee voting in Missouri in two pretty different ways. One bill would change the absentee voting application process by requiring photo identification for mail-in ballot requests. Bill sponsor Rep. Dan Stacy, a Republican from western Missouri’s Blue Springs, said the bill would strengthen the integrity […]