LIST OF CANDIDATES FOR THE NOVEMBER 4, 2008 GENERAL ELECTION:

For President and Vice-President of the United States
   
A vote for candidates for President and Vice-President is a vote for their electors.
   

(VOTE FOR ONE)

   
John McCain Rep
Sarah Palin  
   
Barack Obama Dem
Joe Biden  
   
Bob Barr Lib
Wayne A. Root  
   
Chuck Baldwin Cst
Darrell Castle  
   
Ralph Nader Ind
Matt Gonzalez  

For Governor  
(VOTE FOR ONE)
   
Kenny Hulshof Rep
Jeremiah W. (Jay) Nixon Dem
Andrew W. Finkenstadt Lib
Gregory E. Thompson Cst


For Lieutenant Governor  

(VOTE FOR ONE)

   
Peter Kinder Rep
Sam Page Dem
Teddy Fleck Lib
James C Rensing Cst

For Secretary of State  

(VOTE FOR ONE)

   
Mitchell (Mitch) Hubbard Rep
Robin Carnahan Dem
Wes Upchurch Cst
Denise C Neely Lib

For State Treasurer  

(VOTE FOR ONE)

   
Brad Lager Rep
Clint Zweifel Dem
Rodney D. Farthing Cst

For Attorney General  

(VOTE FOR ONE)

   
Mike Gibbons Rep
Chris Koster Dem

For U.S. Representative District 8  

(VOTE FOR ONE)

   
Jo Ann Emerson Rep
Joe Allen Dem
Branden C. McCullough Lib
Richard L. Smith Cst

 

For State Representative District 147  

(VOTE FOR ONE)

   
Don Wells Rep

For State Representative District 149  

(VOTE FOR ONE)

   
Dan W Brown Rep
Wayne Bledsoe Dem
Dennis E. Hustead Cst

For State Representative District 150  

(VOTE FOR ONE)

   
Jason T Smith Rep
James D Ellis Dem

For County Commissioner District 1  

(VOTE FOR ONE)

   
Larry Stratman Rep
Don E. Wilson Dem

For County Commissioner District 2  

(VOTE FOR ONE)

   
Charles L. "Bud" Dean Dem

For Sheriff  

(VOTE FOR ONE)

   
Don Blankenship Rep
Richard L. Lisenbe Dem

For Assessor  

(VOTE FOR ONE)

   
Kevin D. Rasmussen Dem

For Public Administrator  

(VOTE FOR ONE)

   
Kathy Oliver Rep
Donna Brown-King Dem

For Coroner  

(VOTE FOR ONE)

   
Larry D. Swinfard Dem

For Surveyor  

(VOTE FOR ONE)

   
Louis D. Gilbert Rep
Kent Mace Dem

 

 

 

 

Constitutional Amendment No. 1
Proposed by the 94th General Assembly
(First Regular Session ) HJR 7

 

Shall the Missouri Constitution be amended to add a statement that English shall be the language of all governmental meetings at which any public business is discussed, decided, or public policy is formulated whether conducted in person or by communication equipment including conference calls, video conferences, or Internet chat or message board?

It is estimated this proposal will have no costs or savings to state or local governmental entities.

Yes

                                                  No

 

Constitutional Amendment No. 4
Proposed by the 94th General Assembly
(Second Regular Session) SJR 45

Shall the Missouri Constitution be amended to change provisions relating to the financing of stormwater control projects by:

     * limiting availability of grants and loans to public water and sewer districts only;

     * removing the cap on available funding and existing restrictions on disbursements;

     * requiring loan repayments to be used only for stormwater control projects?

It is estimated the cost to state governmental entities is $0 to $236,000 annually. It is estimated state governmental entities will save approximately $7,500 for each bond issuance.

It is estimated local governmental entities participating in this program may experience savings, however the amount is unknown.

Yes

No

STATUTORY MEASURE
PROPOSITION A
Proposed by Initiative Petition

Shall Missouri law be amended to:

     * repeal the current individual maximum loss limit for gambling;

     * require identification to enter the gambling area only if necessary to establish that an individual is at least 21 years old;

     * restrict the number of casinos to those already built or being built;

     * increase the casino gambling tax from 20% to 21%;

     * create a new specific education fund from gambling tax proceeds generated as a result of this measure called the "Schools First
       Elementary and Secondary Education Improvement Fund"; and

     * require annual audits of this new fund?

State governmental entities will receive an estimated $105.1 to $130.0 million annually for elementary and secondary education, and $5.0 to $7.0 million annually for higher education, early childhood development, veterans, and other programs. Local governmental entities receiving gambling boat tax and fee revenues will receive an estimated $18.1 to $19.0 million annually.

Yes

No

STATUTORY MEASURE
PROPOSITION B
Proposed by Initiative Petition

Shall Missouri law be amended to enable the elderly and Missourians with disabilities to continue living independently in their homes by creating the Missouri Quality Homecare Council to ensure the availability of quality home care services under the Medicaid program by recruiting, training, and stabilizing the home care workforce?

The exact cost of this proposal to state governmental entities is unknown, but is estimated to exceed $510,560 annually. Additional costs for training are possible. Matching federal funds, if available, could reduce state costs. It is estimated there would be no costs or savings to local governmental entities.

Yes

                                             No

 

STATUTORY MEASURE
PROPOSITION C
Proposed by Initiative Petition

Shall Missouri law be amended to require investor-owned electric utilities to generate or purchase electricity from renewable energy sources such as solar, wind, biomass and hydropower with the renewable energy sources equaling at least 2% of retail sales by 2011 increasing incrementally to at least 15% by 2021, including at least 2% from solar energy; and restricting to no more than 1% any rate increase to consumers for this renewable energy?

The estimated direct cost to state governmental entities is $395,183. It is estimated there are no direct costs or savings to local governmental entities. However, indirect costs may be incurred by state and local governmental entities if the proposal results in increased electricity retail rates.

Yes

No

 

JUDICIAL BALLOT

Submitting to the voters whether the Judge named below, whose term expires December 31, 2008, shall be retained in office for a new term.

VOTE ON EACH JUDGE


MISSOURI SUPREME COURT JUDGE

Shall Judge PATRICIA BRECKENRIDGE of the Missouri Supreme Court be retained in office?

Yes

                                             No

 

Submitting to the voters whether the Judges named below, whose terms expire December 31, 2008, shall be retained in office for new terms.

VOTE ON EACH JUDGE


MISSOURI COURT OF APPEALS

JUDGES, SOUTHERN DISTRICT

Shall Judge GARY W. LYNCH of the Southern District Court of Appeals be retained in office?

                                         Yes

                                         No


Shall Judge DANIEL E. SCOTT of the Southern District Court of Appeals be retained in office?

                                        Yes

                                        No