Five city of Washington officials will be sworn in later this month following Tuesday’s municipal election.
Over the past few months, St. Clair School District officials have worried whether Prop STC Safe and Secure, a $12,750,000 no-tax increase bond issue, would be affected due to low voter turnout in June’s municipal election.
One challenger won, while one incumbent easily held his position on the Union Board of Aldermen in the Tuesday, June 2, election. Also, a use tax on online purchases failed and Union R-XI School Board of Education members held their seats.
With the first election day during the COVID-19 pandemic coming Tuesday, many questions will be answered about the future of elections in Franklin County and statewide in 2020.
Franklin County Clerk Tim Baker says there are many unknowns going into the general municipal election Tuesday, but encourages county residents to get out and vote.
Eastern District Court of Appeals Judge Roy L. Richter has ordered the Franklin County Commission to fully fund the budget request of Presiding Judge Ike Lamke.
On the June 2 ballot, Pacific voters face a potentially pivotal police issue. Pacific “marshals,” or police chiefs, have been elected by citizens in the past; that could change with the results of the upcoming municipal election.
Four candidates are seeking to fill three open seats on the Meramec Valley R-III Board of Education during the April 7 election.
Franklin County Clerk Tim Baker says polling places will be safe for voters next week for the general municipal election, but predicts low turnout.
Missouri Secretary of State Jay Ashcroft admits he saw the long line outside the Union License Office, where some were not wearing masks or social distancing while waiting to get a driver’s license or registration, when he drove into town Friday, May 15.
As part of an ongoing effort to examine Missouri’s spending of federal funds provided by the coronavirus relief bill, State Auditor Nicole Galloway unveiled a new online tool to give Missourians a detailed look at how state government is using those funds.
There were more new Franklin County unemployment claims in March than any month in the past 12 years and claims were nearly 13 times higher than February.
Four incumbent Franklin County officials will walk into another four years in office unchallenged, and a political newcomer will take over with no opposition.
Both state political parties have released statements regarding the awarding of delegates to presidential candidates from the March 10, presidential preference primary.
The coronavirus threat has caused leaders in the Missouri Senate to suspend activities next week to allow the Senate chamber and hearing rooms to be cleaned.
All Democrats in Franklin County interested in participating in the delegate selection process should gather Monday, April 6, at 7:30 p.m. at the Franklin County Government Center, located at 400 E. Locust St., Union.
When ballots for the Missouri presidential preference primary were printed there were 33 candidates from five different parties.
The offices of governor, lieutenant governor, secretary of state, attorney general, treasurer, 17 state senators from odd-numbered districts, and 163 state representatives will be on ballots statewide in Missouri this year.
Missouri state auditor and Democratic candidate for governor Nicole Galloway is not backing down to her critics who are calling for an independent audit of her office.