2014 primary election

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Missouri is now legally obligated to protect residents from any attempts to curtail gun rights. Last night, voters approved Amendment 5 which says in part that the right to bear arms is “an unalienable right and that the state government is obligated to uphold that right”. The measure also covers any ammunition or accessories that are typical to the normal function of the weapon.

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Boone County Clerk Wendy Noren says voter turnout has been impressive in today's primary election. As of 12:30 this afternoon, more than 12,000 voters had turned out to vote,  which is approximately 13% of active voters in the county. Noren expects that number will rise to 25,000 votes by the time polls close tonight at 7pm. 

Christian County official ballot

The August 5, 2014 primary election ballot includes five proposals for amendments to the Missouri constitution. Amendment 1, commonly referred to as the 'Right to Farm' amendment, would add a section 35 to Article I of the state constitution.