secretary of state http://kbia.org en How many Missourians really voted? http://kbia.org/post/how-many-missourians-really-voted <p>The day after the Presidential Election, Missouri’s Secretary of State’s office published a list indicating how many voters came out to the polls. The list gives numbers all the way down to a county level, and statewide, it estimates voter turnout at 65.7%. That statewide figure is calculated based on the number of registered voters and votes cast. John Petrocik is a professor at MU. &nbsp;He says that method of counting voters doesn’t accurately record the percentage of the total population that votes. Tue, 20 Nov 2012 20:13:36 +0000 Lukas Udstuen 24816 at http://kbia.org How many Missourians really voted? Election Day turnout http://kbia.org/post/election-day-turnout <p>Voter turnout has been heavy in portions of Missouri this morning, according to the Secretary of State’s office.&nbsp; Tue, 06 Nov 2012 20:58:40 +0000 Marshall Griffin 24087 at http://kbia.org Election Day turnout Missouri election roundtable http://kbia.org/post/missouri-election-roundtable <p><strong style="margin: 0px; padding: 0px; border: 0px; font-size: 15px; vertical-align: baseline; color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Georgia, Times, serif; line-height: 22px; ">Watch the show and join the conversation on the&nbsp;<a href="http://intersectkbia.weebly.com/" style="margin: 0px; padding: 0px; border: 0px; vertical-align: baseline; color: rgb(12, 76, 162); ">Intersection website.</a></strong></p><p> Mon, 29 Oct 2012 23:46:17 +0000 Rehman Tungekar 23616 at http://kbia.org Missouri election roundtable Statewide voter turnout 23% for primary http://kbia.org/post/statewide-voter-turnout-23-primary <p>Fewer than one-fourth of Missouri&#39;s registered voters cast ballots in this year&#39;s primary elections.</p><p>The secretary of state&#39;s office said Wednesday that 23 percent of the state&#39;s nearly 4.1 million registered voters actually voted in Tuesday&#39;s primary.</p><p>The top draw was a constitutional amendment expanding the right to pray in public places, which attracted a total of nearly 943,000 votes while easily passing.</p> Wed, 08 Aug 2012 22:37:14 +0000 Associated Press 19025 at http://kbia.org Statewide voter turnout 23% for primary GOP race for Mo. Secretary of State finally heats up after quiet start http://kbia.org/post/gop-race-mo-secretary-state-finally-heats-after-quiet-start Robin Carnahan&rsquo;s decision to not seek a third term as Missouri Secretary of State has opened the door for seven hopefuls from four different political parties.&nbsp; The contest had been relatively quiet until about two weeks ago, when the three Republican contenders began airing TV ads and stepping up their campaign appearances.&nbsp; St. Louis Public Radio&rsquo;s Marshall Griffin takes a look at the three GOP candidates who want to become Missouri&rsquo;s next Secretary of State: Mon, 06 Aug 2012 13:29:42 +0000 Marshall Griffin 18824 at http://kbia.org GOP race for Mo. Secretary of State finally heats up after quiet start Dog takes starring role in Missouri campaign ad http://kbia.org/post/dog-takes-starring-role-missouri-campaign-ad <p>A candidate for Missouri secretary of state is counting on his dog to help pick up some votes.</p><p>Republican state Sen. Bill Stouffer says his bloodhound, Duke, has been a popular sidekick at campaign events. Now, the long-eared, droopy-eyed dog is starring in a campaign commercial.</p><p>The spot opens with Stouffer&#39;s wife, Sue Ellen, saying ambiguously that he&#39;s loyal, protects those he serves, fights for what&#39;s right and hunts for the truth. After Stouffer thanks her for the praise, she jokes that the compliments were directed at Duke.</p> Thu, 26 Jul 2012 13:11:08 +0000 Associated Press 18226 at http://kbia.org Dog takes starring role in Missouri campaign ad Politics surround Mo. ballot measures http://kbia.org/post/politics-surround-mo-ballot-measures <p>Missouri Republicans have been complaining of political bias in a ballot summary for a health care measure written by Democratic Secretary of State Robin Carnahan. Mon, 09 Jul 2012 14:57:54 +0000 Associated Press 17222 at http://kbia.org Politics surround Mo. ballot measures Lawmakers don't like summary of Mo. ballot issues http://kbia.org/post/lawmakers-dont-summary-mo-ballot-issues <p>Several Republicans are criticizing the ballot summaries that Missouri Democratic Secretary of State Robin Carnahan has prepared for measures dealing with health insurance and appellate judges.</p><p>The Republican-led Legislature referred both measures to the November ballot. Carnahan wrote the ballot summaries because lawmakers did not include their own.</p><p>Lawmakers who sponsored the measures say those summaries are misleading, and two GOP leaders pledged to file a lawsuit.</p> Wed, 04 Jul 2012 20:30:52 +0000 Associated Press 17063 at http://kbia.org Lawmakers don't like summary of Mo. ballot issues