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Photo ID, voter roll audits could be part of Missouri’s election statute

Despite what election officials and lawmakers across the state heralded as a secure and successful 2020 election, voters in Missouri could soon be subject to new photo ID and other voting requirements as part of Republicans’ push for what they call “election integrity.” Secretary of State Jay Ashcroft, a Republican, helped craft the more restrictive […]

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Ahead of 2022 elections, Missouri legislature considers bills on absentee voting and voter ID

Elections have been top of mind for lawmakers since 2000, when races for many seats, including the U.S. presidency, were close and highly polarized, and the pandemic raised concerns about the safety of in-person voting.  Since then, some elected officials have been seeking ways to expand access to the ballot box, while others are calling for more restrictions.

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