Tag Archives: Primary Election

Local Voter Trends Lineup With State Totals, Except for Senate Race

Scotland County voters lined up with the rest of the state in nearly every aspect of the August 7th Primary Election, with the lone exception being the Missouri District 18 State Senate race where the overwhelming local favorite, Craig Redmon went down to defeat. In Scotland County, 28.55% of registered voters took part in the […]

Light Local Voter Turnout Backs Redmon, Not Prop A

The polls closed Tuesday evening with just over 28% of registered Scotland County voters participating in the August Primary Election to help select party candidates for the November election and also decide the fate of Proposition A. Scotland County voters failed to support the so called Right-to-Work act, Senate Bill 19, casting 485 no votes […]

Voters at August Primary Will Decide Prop A, Set Ballots for November General Election

Without a single candidate race to be decided, local voters who go to the polls August 7th for the primary election will instead being help define party candidates for several state and federal offices while also deciding the fate of Proposition A. With lone candidates on the Republican and Democratic tickets for presiding commissioner, as […]

August 2nd Election to Decide School Tax Levy, Two County Races

The August 2nd primary election will decide a pair of Republican races for local offices and also will feature the return of a tax levy issue for the Scotland County R-I School District. Local voters who take the Republican ballot in the open primary election, will decide the party’s nomination for County Assessor. Incumbent Jim […]

County Races Take Shape as Election Filing Officially Closes

Three of the six county offices up for election in November will feature races in this year’s elections after filing officially closed on March 29th for the August 2nd primary election and the November general election. Incumbents filed for re-election in all six offices, sheriff, coroner, public administrator, assessor, eastern district and western district commissioners. […]

Vast Majority of Voters Sit on Sidelines as Three Amendments Added to Missouri’s Constitution

Secretary of State Jason Kander announced the unofficial voter turnout in the August 5th primary election was 24.58 percent. Approximately 998,495 of Missouri’s 4,061,820 registered voters turned out to vote on constitutional amendments and nominate party candidates.  “I want to thank the local election authorities and poll workers for all of their hard work in […]

Local Voters Shoot Down Right to Farm, Transportation Sales Tax in Primary Election

A pair of politicized constitutional amendments may have helped keep local poll workers a little busier than expected as nearly1 in 3 registered Scotland County voters cast ballots in the August 5th primary election despite no local contested races. All the signs, TV ads and mass mailings did not produce much of a divide on […]

Candidate Says No to Recount As County Election Results Finalized

Despite being defeated by the narrowest margin possible, a candidate for Scotland County Commissioner has decided not to pursue his legal right to a recount. George Frederick, who was edged out by a single vote in the Republican primary on August 7th in the race for the Western District Commissioner, confirmed on Monday, August 13th, […]