Big Missouri races for Election 2022; here are your candidates

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MISSOURI – You can find some of the big races in Missouri below and links to learn about the candidates or issues. (Coming Soon: List of all ballot issues for southwest Missouri residents)

U.S. Senate

U.S. Rep District 7

Constitution Amendments

  • Amendment 1: State Treasurer Investment Authority Amendment
    • A “yes” vote supports this constitutional amendment to allow the state treasurer to invest state funds in highly rated municipal securities and to authorize the state legislature to pass laws allowing the treasurer to invest in “other reasonable and prudent financial instruments and securities.”
    • A “no” vote opposes this constitutional amendment, thus continuing to prohibit the state treasurer from investing state funds in municipal securities.
  • Amendment 3: Marijuana Legalization Initiative
    • A “yes” vote supports amending the Missouri Constitution to:
      • legalize the purchase, possession, consumption, use, delivery, manufacture, and sale of marijuana for personal use for adults over the age of twenty-one;
      • allow individuals with certain marijuana-related offenses to petition for release from prison or parole and probation and have their records expunged; and
      • enact a six percent tax on the retail price of recreational marijuana.
    • A “no” vote opposes amending the Missouri Constitution, and the sale and use of marijuana for recreational purposes will remain prohibited under current law.
  • Amendment 4: Allow Legislature to Require a City to Increase Funding without State Reimbursement for a Police Force Established by State Board Amendment
    • A “yes” vote supports allowing the legislature to increase minimum funding for a police force established by a state board of police commissioners.
    • A “no” vote opposes allowing the legislature to increase minimum funding for a police force established by a state board of police commissioners.
  • Amendment 5: Department of the National Guard Amendment 
    • A “yes” vote supports providing the state’s national guard with an executive department called the Missouri Department of the National Guard.
    • A “no” vote opposes this constitutional amendment, thus keeping the state’s national guard as part of the Missouri Department of Public Safety.