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Elections

Nora Dietzel to be recorder of deeds

Dietzel, an 18-year veteran of the office, was elected to succeed 35-year incumbent Bettie Johnson.

INTERACTIVE MAP: Missouri 2014 General Election Results

Pick the race you want to view and roll over the map to explore election return data from the Missouri Secretary of State's Office. The results will update every five minutes. Refresh the page to see the latest numbers.

Shaw wins Division 5 associate circuit court judge seat

The veteran public defender defeats Republican Mike Whitworth and will succeed retiring Judge Larry Bryson.

U.S. Rep. Hartzler wins re-election in Missouri's 4th District

Vicki Hartzler defeated Democrat Nate Irvin and Libertarian Herschel Young in Tuesday's election in the 4th Congressional District, which stretches from Columbia to the Kansas border.

Missouri Auditor Schweich wins second term

Schweich had no Democratic opponents but faced challengers from both the Libertarian and Constituion parties.

 

Atwill re-elected presiding commissioner of Boone County

The Democratic incumbent, who was appointed the top county official after the death of Ed Robb in 2011, was elected to a full four-year term for the first time.

UPDATE: GOP retains control of House, expands majority

Promising economic signs of a drop in the unemployment rate and cheaper gasoline failed to help the president's party, which typically loses seats in midterm elections.

McCollum wins county collector seat in close victory

The 13-year veteran of the collector's office will succeed his boss, Pat Lensmeyer.

North Dakota voters reject 'right-to-life' amendment

The measure would have guaranteed the protection and recognition of "every human being at every stage of development."

UPDATE: Medical marijuana initiative narrowly defeated in Florida, recreational marijuana legalized in Oregon

Legalization advocates had high hopes of Florida permitting medical marijuana, but voters' support for the amendment flamed out short of the necessary 60 percent of votes to pass. However in Oregon, the state has become the third in the nation to legalize recreational marijuana usage.

U.S. Rep. Cleaver re-elected to western Missouri seat

Rep. Emanuel Cleaver, D-Mo., defeated Republican Jacob Turk and Libertarian Roy Welborn to gain re-election.

UPDATE: Governors: Wisconsin's Walker bests Democrat Burke

Wisconsin Republican Gov. Scott Walker won re-relection over Democratic challenger May Burke. In another hotly-contested governor's race, Florida GOP Gov. Rick Scott also held on to his office.

 

Rep. Blaine Luetkemeyer re-elected in Missouri's 3rd Congressional District

The Republican defeated Democrat Courtney Denton and Libertarian Steven Hedrick for the 3rd Congressional District, which stretches from the outer St. Louis suburbs to Jefferson City.

UPDATE: GOP wins Senate control, ready to confront Obama

Republicans have not controlled the Senate for eight years. Though gaining control is a political victory for them, the impact on governing is unclear.

Up-to-date results of top state races

Here are the results for Missouri's four proposed amendments and the state auditor's race.

Rep. Smith wins southeast Missouri election

Republican U.S. Rep Jason Smith will serve his first full term. Previously, he succeeded Republican Rep. Jo Ann Emerson, who resigned.

UPDATE: Cynicism, anger, optimism in play on Election Day

More than 18.6 million Americans in 32 states voted early — either by mail or at early polling places. And millions more had their say in another way — by sitting this election out.

Rep. Graves re-elected in northern Missouri

Rep. Graves, R-Mo., won his 8th term in the U.S. House.

Missourians vote down teacher evaluation proposal, pass child sex abuse evidence law, reject early voting, approve limiting governor's budget powers

The amendment would have linked teacher evaluations to student performance and limited tenure protections.

Community policing more complicated than a larger force

Proposition 1 asks voters to support a larger police force and more firefighters through an increase in property taxes. But some experts say it's hard to know if more officers would improve community policing.

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