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Two ballot measures pass statewide, and two are defeated

Missourians react to the results of the state ballot measures: Amendment 2 and  Amendment 10 were approved, and Amendment 3 and Amendment 6 were voted down.

Boone County midterm voter turnout lowest since 2000

This year's midterm elections brought in 15 percent fewer Boone County voters than the average turnout. Political science professor Marvin Overby offers possible reasoning for the lack of voter interest.

Governor releases $5.6 million in funds for education, public programs

The release of the money follows an announcement that Missouri’s nonfarm payroll employment grew by 8,100 jobs in September. Nixon said the state's economic growth makes these priority investments possible.

GOP lawmakers keep supermajority in Missouri

Missouri Republicans will be in a strong position to enact their agenda in 2015, with control 118 of the 163 House seats and 25 of the 34 Senate seats when legislators convene in January.

Ferguson protest leaders seek heads-up on decision

The grand jury was expected to hear evidence in Brown's case until mid-November, but St. Louis County Attorney Bob McCulloch said Tuesday night that its work could continue for several more weeks.

Nixon names new chief of staff, revenue director

Chief of staff John Watson will be replaced in December by Chris Pieper.

Mamtek CEO sentencing for fraud postponed a week

Bruce Cole, former CEO of Mamtek, is expected to be sentenced on Monday.

Stenger wins St. Louis County executive race dominated by Ferguson issue

Stenger won by less than 2,000 votes, or 0.6 percent, in balloting Tuesday. It wasn't immediately clear if Stream would request a recount.

GOP lawmakers keep supermajority in Missouri General Assembly

Republicans will have enough seats to be able to override vetoes by Democratic Gov. Jan Nixon without needing any votes from minority party Democrats.

UPDATE: Art worth at least $50 million donated to St. Louis museum

Officials say the couple began collecting art in the 1970s and had committed to sending it to the museum.

Democrat Joyce re-elected Cole County judge

Voters re-elected Joyce after an unusually costly local judicial campaign by Republican opponent Brian Stumpe.

Prosecutor updates Ferguson case timeline

The grand jury is still hearing evidence in the case against Darren Wilson, the police officer who fatally shot 18-year-old Michael Brown.

List of Missouri's 2014 ballot measures

Four measures will appear on the Nov. 4 ballot.

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.

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.

 

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.

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.

Up-to-date results of top state races

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

Michael Brown's parents to speak at UN

A Saint Louis University law professor is helping to organize the trip and to solicit online donations for the couple's travel expenses.

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