Missouri ballot items draw political interest

4 years 10 months 2 weeks ago Thursday, October 02 2014 Oct 2, 2014 Thursday, October 02, 2014 3:19:59 AM CDT October 02, 2014 in News
By: The Associated Press

JEFFERSON CITY (AP) - The Democrat and Republican parties are weighing in on a pair of proposed constitutional amendments on Missouri's ballot.

The Missouri Democratic State Committee has passed a resolution opposing proposed Constitutional Amendment 3. The measure would require public school teachers to be evaluated based on student performance and would limit tenure protections.

The Missouri Republican State Committee has voted to endorse proposed Constitutional Amendment 2. That measure would allow allegations of past criminal acts to be used against people facing sex-related charges involving victims younger than 18.

The official actions by the political parties will allow them to campaign on the measures as part of their get-out-the-vote efforts for the Nov. 4 election.

 

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