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Lawmakers move to expand Missouri absentee voting amid virus

The Missouri House has advanced a proposal to ensure voters can cast absentee ballots this year if they’re worried about in-person voting during the coronavirus pandemic. House lawmakers approved an amendment to another election-related bill that would allow voters to ...

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Missouri lawmakers send new redistricting proposal to voters

Missouri’s Republican-led Legislature has sent a ballot proposal to voters asking them to reconsider their earlier backing of a redistricting system that stresses fairness and competitiveness over everything else. Missourians in 2018 voted to make “partisan fairness” and “competitiveness” the ...

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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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2 members married to backers of bill to strengthen panel

Two members of a Missouri commission that would gain authority to review sex-based discrimination complaints in higher education have ties to backers of the legislative change. At issue is a bill moving through the Missouri Legislature that would give the ...

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2 members married to backers of bill to strengthen panel

Two members of a Missouri commission that would gain authority to review sex-based discrimination complaints in higher education have ties to backers of the legislative change. At issue is a bill moving through the Missouri Legislature that would give the ...

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