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Missouri General Election 2012

VOTERS GUIDE 2012: What Boone County voters need to know

Information voters might need before participating in the Nov. 6 general election.

VOTERS GUIDE 2012: Candidates for Missouri Governor

The governor is the state’s chief executive officer. Incumbent Gov. Jay Nixon (D) faces Republican candidate Dave Spence.

VOTERS GUIDE 2012: Candidates for Boone County public administrator

The Boone County public administrator manages the estates of deceased people, minors and those who are either incapacitated or have disabilities when there is no legal guardian or other person who could perform those duties. Candidates for the position are Cathy Richards (D) and John Sullivan (R).

VOTERS GUIDE 2012: Columbia-area House, Senate candidates present their priority issues

Candidates for Missouri House and Senate races talk about their lists of goals and priorities should they make it to Jefferson City.

VOTERS GUIDE 2012: Missouri House candidates debate I-70, health care

Candidates for state House districts 44 and 47 debated the implementation of the federal health care law in Missouri and solutions for rebuilding Interstate 70.

VOTERS GUIDE 2012: Missouri struggles to find funding for higher education

Local state legislature candidates are calling for more money to higher education by scaling back the state's tax credit programs. 

 

VOTERS GUIDE 2012: Boone County candidates suggest alternatives to I-70 tolls

The Missouri Department of Transportation has said that extensive repairs are needed along Interstate 70, and suggested creating a toll to finance the project. Missouri Senate and House candidates are offering up alternatives to the toll.

VOTERS GUIDE 2012: Missouri faces tough Medicaid choice

Missouri faces a difficult decision on growing the state's Medicaid program. Candidates for local office weigh in on the issue.

VOTERS GUIDE 2012: Missouri House, Senate candidates share ideas for economic development

Candidates running for Missouri House and Senate seats on the Nov. 6 ballot have different ideas about how to boost job creation and economic activity.

VOTERS GUIDE 2012: Missouri has yet to create health insurance exchange

Missouri officials have yet to begin work on creating a health care exchange even though states are required to tell the federal government by Nov. 16 how they will proceed. If states refuse to implement their own insurance-comparison marketplace, the federal government will step in to operate the exchange.

VOTERS GUIDE 2012: Candidates for 44th District State Representative race

Here are the candidates for the 44th District State Representative race.

VOTERS GUIDE 2012: Candidates for 4th District U.S. Representative race

Here are the candidates for Missouri's 4th District U.S. Representatives race.

VOTERS GUIDE 2012: Candidates for secretary of state

Candidates for secretary of state are Jason Kander (D), Shane Schoeller (R), Cisse Spragins (L) and Justin Harter (C).

VOTERS GUIDE 2012: Candidates for Missouri House of Representatives, 47th district

The 47th district represents parts of northwestern Boone County, eastern Howard County, northern Cooper County and southern Randolph County. Candidates to represent the district in the Missouri House of Representatives are John Wright (D) and Mitch Richards (R).

VOTERS GUIDE 2012: Candidates for Boone County Commission, Northern District

The Boone County Commission establishes county policies, approves an annual county budget and supervises the operations of all county departments and divisions, including Public Works, Planning and Zoning, Building Codes, Human Resources, Purchasing, Information Technology, and Facilities and Grounds Maintenance. Candidates to represent the Northern District are Janet Thompson (D) and Don Bormann (R).

VOTERS GUIDE 2012: Candidates for Boone County Commission, Southern District

The Boone County Commission establishes county policies, approves an annual county budget and supervises the operations of all county departments and divisions, including Public Works, Planning and Zoning, Building Codes, Human Resources, Purchasing, Information Technology, and Facilities and Grounds Maintenance. Candidates to represent the Southern District are James Pounds (R) and Karen Miller (D).

VOTERS GUIDE 2012: Candidates for Missouri Treasurer

The treasurer is the chief financial office of the state. Incument Clint Zweifel, a Democrat, will face Republican Cole McNary.

VOTERS GUIDE 2012: Candidates for 19th District state Senate seat

The 19th Senate District comprises all of Boone and Cooper counties, with a population of about 180,250. Candidates for the 19th District state Senate seat are Mary Still (D) and Kurt Schaefer (R).

ANALYSIS: McCaskill, Akin tout extremes in Missouri's U.S. Senate race

Within hours of Todd Akin winning the Republican nomination, Claire McCaskill was casting him as a conservative extremist.  Akin countered by portraying McCaskill as a big-spending liberal.

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