Lawmakers Endorse Missouri Early Voting Measure

5 years 1 month 3 days ago Wednesday, May 14 2014 May 14, 2014 Wednesday, May 14, 2014 10:38:00 AM CDT May 14, 2014 in News
By: The Associated Press

JEFFERSON CITY (AP) - Missouri lawmakers have given final approval to a proposed constitutional amendment that would allow early voting, though some contend it would be too limited.

The proposal would permit early voting on six days - but not on Saturday or Sunday. The early voting period would end the Wednesday before Election Day.

House members passed the measure 92-57 on Wednesday. It cleared the Senate earlier this week 22-8, so it will be on the ballot this year.

Another early voting proposal also could appear on the fall ballot. An initiative petition would allow early voting for six weeks - including weekends for the final 21 days before an election.

 

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