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Saturday 11/08/2014
Republicans Dominate House, Senate Races
Posted: November 08, 2014

Republicans ran away with the election Tuesday night among Franklin County voters.

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Door Disappointed With Voter Turnout in Tuesday Election
Posted: November 08, 2014

Voter turnout in Tuesday’s general election in Franklin County was 38 percent.

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Recorder Not Issuing Same-Sex Licenses
Updated: November 10, 2014 - 3:46 pm

Same-sex couples will not be issued marriage licenses in Franklin County, despite a judge’s ruling that the state’s ban on gay marriage is unconstitutional

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Voters Approve Combined Sewer District to Meet New Pollution Regulations
Posted: November 08, 2014

Voters approved a ballot measure to combine three sewer districts in eastern Franklin County into one district to more cost effectively meet new state pollution control regulations, according to an official.

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Sunday 11/02/2014
County Candidates File Final Finance Reports Before Vote
Posted: November 02, 2014

Committees for candidates seeking Franklin County office have filed their final campaign finance reports with the Missouri Ethics Commission going into Tuesday’s general election.

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Saturday 11/01/2014
Four Amendments Will Be Decided by Voters
Posted: November 01, 2014

Four state constitutional amendments will be decided by Missouri voters in the Tuesday general election.

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Thursday 10/30/2014
Metcalf, Carroll Vie For Recorder Seat
Posted: October 30, 2014

Two newcomers will face off for the Franklin County recorder of deeds position in the Nov. 4 general election — Jennifer Metcalf and Judy Carroll.

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Bollmann, Curtman Face Off in State House Race
Posted: October 30, 2014

Two candidates are seeking the House District 109 seat in the state Legislature in next Tuesday’s Nov. 4 election.

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Smith, Alferman Vie For State House Seat
Posted: October 30, 2014

A former educator and a state capital executive assistant both are vying for the 61st District House seat in the Nov. 4 general election.

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Schatz, Klinedinst Face Off for State Senate Seat
Posted: October 30, 2014

The race for the 26th District Missouri Senate seat features two candidates who weren’t expecting to challenge each other for the seat earlier this year.

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Thursday 10/23/2014
Baker Outspending Griesheimer in Presiding County Commissioner Race
Posted: October 23, 2014

Committees representing Franklin County candidates seeking office in the Nov. 4 general election recently filed campaign finance reports with the Missouri Ethics Commission.

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Tuesday 08/05/2014
Annexation Fails to Pass in all Areas, Nieves Loses to Metcalf
Updated: August 08, 2014 - 9:03 am

A total ballot count of  20,806 have been tallied from Franklin County's 52 precincts in the August 5th Primary.

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Saturday 07/26/2014
Assessor, Collector Spar Over Tax Bills
Posted: July 26, 2014

Franklin County Assessor Tom Copeland this week accused County Collector of Revenue Linda Emmons of violating state law, saying she adjusted or abated the taxes of certain taxpayers.

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Thursday 05/22/2014
Citizen Input Led Curtman to Oppose Transportation Tax
Posted: May 22, 2014

State Rep. Paul Curtman, R-Pacific, said citizen input motivated him to vote against a bill that will allow state voters to decide if they want to impose a three-quarter-cent transportation sales tax on themselves.

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Sunday 05/11/2014
Schatz Opposes Use of Hemp for Epilepsy Treatment
Posted: May 11, 2014

State Rep. Dave Schatz, R-Sullivan, opposed a bill that would legalize the use of hemp extract to treat epilepsy.

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