Your Voter Guide to General Election November 2022
Last Day to Register to Vote in the General Election on November 8, 2022 is October 12, 2022.
As of September 19, 2022, five statewide ballot measures were certified for the 2022 ballot in the state of Missouri. HIGHLIGHTS:
-Three legislatively referred constitutional amendments are certified to be on the ballot.
-One citizen initiated constitutional amendment is certified to be on the ballot.
-A constitutional convention question, which automatically appears on the ballot every twenty years, is on the ballot.
Amendment 1 Authorizes the state treasurer to invest in highly rated municipal securities
Amendment 3 Marijuana Legalizes the purchase, possession, consumption, use, delivery, manufacturing, and sale of marijuana for personal use for adults over the age of twenty-one; allows individuals convicted of non-violent marijuana-related offenses to petition to be released from incarceration and/or have their records expunged; and imposes a 6% tax on the sale of marijuana
Amendment 4 Budgets and police Allows the legislature to pass a law until December 31, 2026, that requires a city to increase funding without reimbursement from the state to a police force that was established by a state board of police commissioners
Amendment 5 Administration of government Gives the Missouri National Guard its own department in the state government
Constitutional Convention Question Convention Asks voters whether to hold a state constitutional convention
Ralls County Local Filed Candidates:
County Clerk: Brandy Flynn
County Treasurer: Jena L Epperson
County Presiding Commissioner: John Wayne Lake
County Circuit Clerk & Ex-Officio Recorder of Deeds: Gina Jameson
County Collector of Revenue: Tara Thompson Comer
County Associate Judge of the Circuit Court: David Mobley
County Prosecuting Attorney: Rodney Rodenbaugh
Monroe County Local Filed Candidates:
Associate Circuit Judge: Talley M. Smith
Prosecutor: Nicole Volkert
County Circuit Clerk: Heather D. Wheeler
County Clerk: Beth Whelan
County Collector: Chrissy Graupman
County Recorder: Lori L. Decker
Presiding Commissioner: Curt Wheeler
Presiding Commissioner: Eddy Mitchell
County Treasurer: Sheila Jurgesmeyer
Presiding Commissioner: Ted DeOrnellis
Local Polls are open from 6am to 7pm on November 8. Results will be printed in our November 17th edition.
Sources: Missouri Secretary of State; Ballotpedia; and Local County Clerks
Please support the Monroe County Appeal & Ralls County Herald-Enterprise by subscribing today!