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5:56 pm
Thu November 21, 2013

Mo. SOS backs bill aiding candidates in military

Credit Missouri Department of Tourism

 

Missouri Secretary of State Jason Kander is backing legislation that could make it easier for deployed military members to run for office.

Kander said Thursday that he will push legislation next year allowing deployed members of the Armed Forces to use a proxy to file their candidacy papers with the secretary of state's office.

Candidate filing for the 2014 primary elections will run from Feb. 25 to March 25.

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