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Court amends ballot language for voting measure

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A Missouri appeals court has partially reversed a ruling approving ballot language in an initiative petition effort aimed at making it easier to vote. In a Jan. 29 opinion, a three-judge panel of the Missouri Court of Appeals Western District ...

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US high court redistricting case draws on Missouri’s example

A statue sits in front of the Supreme Court building in Washington, D.C., U.S., on Monday, Nov. 7, 2011. U.S. Supreme Court justices questioned today whether police officers should have unbridled freedom to place GPS devices on cars to track criminal suspects. Photographer: Andrew Harrer/Bloomberg

Missouri’s recent constitutional amendment on redistricting serves as an unusual example in a pending U.S. Supreme Court case on partisan gerrymandering. The high court is set to hear two cases on March 26 that could determine how much partisan consideration ...

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