election http://kbia.org en Missouri House endorses June primary election date http://kbia.org/post/missouri-house-endorses-june-primary-election-date <p style="color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Verdana, Helvetica, Arial, sans-serif, Geneva; font-size: 11px; font-style: normal; font-variant: normal; font-weight: normal; letter-spacing: normal; line-height: 15px; orphans: auto; text-align: start; text-indent: 0px; text-transform: none; white-space: normal; widows: auto; word-spacing: 0px; -webkit-text-stroke-width: 0px; background-color: rgb(255, 255, 255);">The Missouri House gave initial approval to legislation that would move the state's primary elections to June.</p> Wed, 23 Apr 2014 21:24:58 +0000 Associated Press 51853 at http://kbia.org Missouri House endorses June primary election date Talking Politics: Voters head to the polls for municipal elections http://kbia.org/post/talking-politics-voters-head-polls-municipal-elections <p>Mid-Missourians headed out to the polls today to cast their votes on school board, city council, and mayoral candidates and a range of issues on ballots in the municipal elections.</p><p>KBIA's news team captured some of the sights and sounds on election day in this edition of Talking Politics, hosted by Kate Grumke.</p> Tue, 08 Apr 2014 22:38:26 +0000 Kate Grumke 50994 at http://kbia.org Talking Politics: Voters head to the polls for municipal elections Mo. candidates face filing deadline http://kbia.org/post/mo-candidates-face-filing-deadline <p>If you want to run for statewide office, your time to file is running out. Candidates must file paperwork by 5 p.m. Tuesday to appear on Missouri's August primary ballot.</p><p>The top office on this year's ballot will be state auditor. So far, Republican incumbent Tom Schweich doesn't face much opposition. No Republican or Democrat has filed against him. His only challenger at the start of Tuesday was Constitution Party candidate Rodney Farthing.</p><p>Missouri's ballot will include races for half the state Senate and all of Missouri's U.S. and state House seats.</p> Tue, 25 Mar 2014 12:21:29 +0000 Associated Press 50178 at http://kbia.org Mo. candidates face filing deadline Legislation could move Missouri primary elections to June http://kbia.org/post/legislation-could-move-missouri-primary-elections-june <p style="color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Verdana, Helvetica, Arial, sans-serif, Geneva; font-size: 11px; line-height: 15px;">A House panel has endorsed legislation that moves Missouri's primary elections to June.</p><p> Tue, 04 Mar 2014 20:52:46 +0000 Associated Press 49059 at http://kbia.org Legislation could move Missouri primary elections to June Mo. candidates begin filing for office this week http://kbia.org/post/mo-candidates-begin-filing-office-week <p style="color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Verdana, Helvetica, Arial, sans-serif, Geneva; font-size: 11px; line-height: 15px;">Candidates for Congress and state offices will line up at the secretary of state's office in the state capital this week to&nbsp;<font color="red">file</font>&nbsp;for the 2014 election.</p><p> Mon, 24 Feb 2014 14:52:47 +0000 Associated Press 48623 at http://kbia.org Mo. candidates begin filing for office this week Nixon signs Mo. candidate filing legislation http://kbia.org/post/nixon-signs-mo-candidate-filing-legislation <p style="color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Verdana, Helvetica, Arial, sans-serif, Geneva; font-size: 11px; line-height: 15px;">Governor Jay Nixon has signed legislation that could give deployed military members and the disabled a chance to be listed first on a ballot if they run for office.</p><p> Thu, 20 Feb 2014 14:56:03 +0000 Associated Press 48448 at http://kbia.org Nixon signs Mo. candidate filing legislation How conservatives won Australia's election http://kbia.org/post/how-conservatives-won-australias-election <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">The conservative party won national elections in Australia this week. The coalition led by Tony Abbott unseated the Labor party, which held power for 6 years.</span></p><p> Fri, 13 Sep 2013 21:22:39 +0000 Joan Koka 40410 at http://kbia.org How conservatives won Australia's election Year in review: a look back at the news from 2012 http://kbia.org/post/year-review-look-back-news-2012 <p></p><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, 31 Dec 2012 23:32:17 +0000 Rehman Tungekar 26648 at http://kbia.org Year in review: a look back at the news from 2012 Columbia City Council votes to put eminent domain measure on ballot http://kbia.org/post/columbia-city-council-votes-put-eminent-domain-measure-ballot <p></p><p>In a unanimous decision Monday night, Columbia City Council voted to put a measure that changes how the city can exercise eminent domain on the April ballot.</p><p>With the City Council approval of a charter amendment to put the proposal on the ballot, voters will decide whether or not the city may transfer seized property to entities for private purposes. The amendment’s current wording prompted a discussion by city council pertaining to specifics of what does and does not qualify as a private entity.</p> Tue, 20 Nov 2012 23:54:01 +0000 Andrew Yost 24835 at http://kbia.org Columbia City Council votes to put eminent domain measure on ballot An outside look into the United States presidential race http://kbia.org/post/outside-look-united-states-presidential-race <p></p><p>In just a few days, we’ll find out whether Barack Obama or Mitt Romney will be leading the world’s most powerful country for the next four years. &nbsp;&nbsp;</p><p></p><p>While Americans are eager to leave the grueling political season behind, many in foreign countries are eager to hear the first hints about their biggest concern, foreign policy.</p> Fri, 02 Nov 2012 01:04:20 +0000 Rehman Tungekar 23858 at http://kbia.org An outside look into the United States presidential race U.S. Senate and Missouri governor debates on Friday http://kbia.org/post/us-senate-and-missouri-governor-debates-friday <p>A couple of back-to-back debates are planned this week for candidates running for U.S. Senate and Missouri governor.</p><p> Mon, 17 Sep 2012 21:54:16 +0000 Associated Press 21300 at http://kbia.org U.S. Senate and Missouri governor debates on Friday SW Mo. House member plans to seek recount http://kbia.org/post/sw-mo-house-member-plans-seek-recount <p>A state House member from southwest Missouri says he'll seek a recount after a narrow loss in his Republican primary election.</p><p>Election results certified in Greene County this week show incumbent Thomas Long losing to challenger Jeff Messenger by 28 votes in the Aug. 7 primary. Long told the Springfield News-Leader on Wednesday he'll ask to have the ballots in the 130th House District counted again.</p><p>Missouri law allows candidates to request recounts if they lose by less than 1 percent of the total vote.</p> Thu, 16 Aug 2012 13:15:42 +0000 Associated Press 19517 at http://kbia.org Corn growers endorse Nixon for governor http://kbia.org/post/corn-growers-endorse-nixon-governor <p>The Missouri Corn Growers Association has endorsed Gov. Jay Nixon&#39;s re-election campaign. Wed, 25 Jul 2012 22:48:21 +0000 Associated Press 18200 at http://kbia.org Corn growers endorse Nixon for governor Carnahan's ballot language draws lawsuit, partisan debate http://kbia.org/post/carnahans-ballot-language-draws-lawsuit-partisan-debate <p>Missouri Lt. Governor Peter Kinder has filed a lawsuit against Secretary of State Robin Carnahan over the language used in a ballot initiative regarding health care exchanges. The Republican Lt. Governor is accusing the Democratic Secretary of State of trying to deliberately mislead voters.</p> Wed, 11 Jul 2012 15:43:52 +0000 Marshall Griffin 17367 at http://kbia.org Carnahan's ballot language draws lawsuit, partisan debate Deadline: Missourians must register by today, to vote in the August primary http://kbia.org/post/deadline-missourians-must-register-today-vote-august-primary <p>Secretary of State Robin Carnahan says in a news release that Missourians need to be registered by today if they want to take part in the Aug. 7th primary election.</p><p>Carnahan says residents can register in person or by mail, and a mailed voter registration application has to be postmarked by the July 11th deadline in order to cast a ballot for the August primary.</p> Wed, 11 Jul 2012 15:29:14 +0000 Associated Press 17365 at http://kbia.org Deadline: Missourians must register by today, to vote in the August primary