primary election http://kbia.org en Lawmakers endorse March presidential primary http://kbia.org/post/lawmakers-endorse-march-presidential-primary <p style="color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Verdana, Helvetica, Arial, sans-serif, Geneva; font-size: 11px; line-height: 15px;">Missouri would hold presidential primary elections in March instead of February under a bill on its way to Gov. Jay Nixon.</p><p> Tue, 06 May 2014 13:27:04 +0000 Associated Press 52516 at http://kbia.org Lawmakers endorse March presidential primary 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 Bill would move presidential primary to March of 2016 http://kbia.org/post/bill-would-move-presidential-primary-march-2016 <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;&nbsp;</span>A Missouri House panel endorsed legislation today that would move the state's presidential primary from February to March of 2016.</p><p>Sponsoring member Tony Dugger says keeping the earlier date could cause Missouri to lose delegates at the 2016 national party conventions.</p><p>He says moving the date to March would avoid a repeat of 2012, when the state held a non-binding presidential primary. Faced with losing delegates, state Republican officials later decided to select convention representatives with a caucus system that year.</p> Tue, 25 Feb 2014 22:55:23 +0000 The Associated Press 48732 at http://kbia.org Bill would move presidential primary to March of 2016 Boone County holds state record of lowest voter turnout in primary elections http://kbia.org/post/boone-county-holds-state-record-lowest-voter-turnout-primary-elections <p>As the deadline to register to vote for the November election approaches, a report shows Boone County had the lowest voter turnout in the state in August’s primary election. According to statistics from the secretary of state, only 16.7 percent of registered voters cast a ballot in August, compared&nbsp; to 23.2 percent statewide.</p><p>John Petrocik, Chair of the MU Political Science Department, says the turn out in the primaries here tends to be pretty low.</p> Thu, 27 Sep 2012 16:28:34 +0000 Alexis Rogers 21882 at http://kbia.org Boone County holds state record of lowest voter turnout in primary elections "Right to Pray" amendment passes http://kbia.org/post/right-pray-amendment-passes <p></p><p>Missouri voters voiced their support for Amendment 2 yesterday.</p><p> Wed, 08 Aug 2012 06:42:11 +0000 Kellie Moore 18954 at http://kbia.org "Right to Pray" amendment passes 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 Six candidates vie for Boone County Northern District Commissioner nomination http://kbia.org/post/six-candidates-vie-boone-county-northern-district-commissioner-nomination <p>A total of six candidates are vying for a spot to be the next Boone County Northern District Commissioner on the primary ballot.&nbsp; The candidates are now on the final stretch of their campaigns before the primary election on Tuesday.&nbsp; Lance Robbins and Don Bormann are the two candidates going head-to-head in the Republican primary campaign. Brian Dollar, Darin Fugit, O.J. Stone, and Janet Thompson are all gunning for the Democratic nomination.</p> Mon, 06 Aug 2012 13:25:59 +0000 Jonathan Ingram 18822 at http://kbia.org Six candidates vie for Boone County Northern District Commissioner nomination