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General Election, November 8, 2016

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Official Judicial Ballot–State of Missouri

  • Richard Teitelman
    Shall Judge Richard Teitelman of the Missouri Supreme Court be retained in office?

Constitutional Amendments & Ballot Measures

2016 Ballot Measures and Fair Ballot Language at

  • Constitutional Amendment 1
    Shall Missouri continue for 10 years the one-tenth of one percent sales/use tax that is used for soil and water conservation and for state parks and historic sites, and resubmit this tax to the voters for approval in 10 years?
    The measure continues and does not increase the existing sales and use tax of one-tenth of one percent for 10 years. The measure would continue to generate approximately $90 million annually for soil and water conservation and operation of the state park system.
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  • Constitutional Amendment 2
    Shall the Missouri Constitution be amended to: Establish limits on campaign contributions by individuals or entities to political parties, political committees, or committees to elect candidates for state or judicial office; prohibit individuals and entities from intentionally concealing the source of such contributions; require corporations or labor organizations to meet certain requirements in order to make such contributions; and provide a complaint process and penalties for any violations of this amendment? It is estimated this proposal will increase state government costs by at least $118,000 annually and have an unknown change in costs for local governmental entities. Any potential impact to revenues for state and local governmental entities is unknown.
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  • Constitutional Amendment 3
    Shall the Missouri Constitution be amended to: increase taxes on cigarettes each year through 2020, at which point this additional tax will total 60 cents per pack of 20; create a fee paid by cigarette wholesalers of 67 cents per pack of 20 on certain cigarettes, which can increase annually; and deposit funds generated by these taxes and fees into a newly established Early Childhood Health and Education Trust Fund?
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  • Constitutional Amendment 4
    Shall the Missouri Constitution be amended to prohibit a new state or local sales/use or other similar tax on any service or transaction that was not subject to a sales/use or similar tax as of January 1, 2015? Potential costs to state and local government entities are unknown but could be significant. The proposal’s passage would impact governmental entity’s ability to revise their tax structures. State and local governments expect no savings from this proposal.
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  • Constitutional Amendment 6
    Shall the Constitution of Missouri be amended to state that voters may be required by law, which may be subject to exception, to verify one’s identity, citizenship, and residence by presenting identification that may include valid government-issued photo identification? The proposed amendment will result in no costs or savings because any potential costs would be due to the enactment of a general law allowed by this proposal. If such a general law is enacted, the potential costs to state and local governments is unknown, but could exceed $2.1 million annually.
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  • Proposition A-Proposed by Initiative Petition
    Shall Missouri law be amended to: increase taxes on cigarettes in 2017, 2019, and 2021, at which point this additional tax will total 23 cents per pack of 20; increase the tax paid by sellers on other tobacco products by 5 percent of manufacturer’s invoice prices; use funds generated by these taxes exclusively to fund transportation infrastructure projects; and repeal these taxes if a measure to increase any tax or fee on cigarettes or other tobacco products is certified to appear on any local and statewide ballot? State government revenue will increase by approximately $95 million to $103 million annually when cigarette and tobacco tax increases are fully implemented, with the new revenue earmarked for transportation infrastructure. Local government revenues could decrease approximately $3 million annually due to decreased cigarette and tobacco sales.
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Boone County Races

Official Ballot

Associate Commissioner, District 1

Associate Commissioner, District 2

For Circuit Judge, Circuit 13 Division 2

Boone County State Representative Races

District 44
District 45
District 46
District 47
District 50

US Representative, District 4

State Senator, District 19

District 19

Other Boone County Races

  • Boone County Assessor
    Tom Schauwecker (D)
  • Boone County Treasurer
    Tom Darrough (D)
  • Public Administrator
    Sonja Boone (D)
  • Boone County Sheriff
    Dwayne Carey (D)

Callaway County

2016 Callaway County Elections at

US Representative District 3

Callaway County State Representative Races

District 43
  • Jay D. Houghton (R)
  • Ed Lockwood (D)
District 49

Eastern District Commissioner

Western District Commissioner

Other Callaway County Races

  • Circuit Judge – Circuit 13, Division 2
    Jeff Harris (D)
  • Sheriff
    Clay Chism (R)
    M.J. Eberhart (C)
  • Assessor
    Jody Paschal (R)
  • Treasurer
    Debbie Zerr (R)
  • Public Administrator
    Karen Digh Allen (R)

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Municipal Election, April 4, 2017

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  • Robert R. Sterner

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