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ARTICLE_TEXT <p>--UPDATE! With approximately <a href="http://www.ksmu.org/content/view/7086/66/">22 percent voter turnout</a> in Greene County, the results are in:</p> <ul> <li><a href="http://greenecountymo.org/election/Aug_2010/Press_sum.html">Greene County results</a></li> <li><a href="http://www.sos.mo.gov/enrweb/allresults.asp?eid=283">Missouri results</a></li> </ul> <p>&nbsp;</p> <p>The Missouri primary elections will be held Tuesday, August 3. Polls are open from 6 a.m. to 7 p.m.</p> <p>If you aren't sure if your registration is valid or where your polling place is, go to the <a href="https://mcvr.mo.gov/Elections/VoterLookup/">Voter Registration Lookup</a>&nbsp;and enter your personal information. You will see a result that verifies if you are registered to vote at your current address and lists your polling place. You may also be able to view sample ballots for your precinct. Be sure to bring one <a href="http://www.sos.mo.gov/elections/voterid/">valid form of identification</a> with you.</p> <p>Tuesday's ballot includes candidates for the offices of U.S. senator, U.S. representative, state auditor, state senator, state representative, and various Greene County offices. View the entire <a href="http://www.greenecountymo.org/election/Aug_2010/candidates%20&amp;%20issues.pdf">list of candidates</a> [PDF] by party. You will choose your ballot based upon party. To learn more about each of the candidates, take a look at the following party websites:</p> <ul> <li><a href="http://www.gcmodemocrats.org/">Greene County Democratic Central Committee</a></li> <li><a href="http://www.greenecountygop.org/">Greene County Republican Party</a></li> <li><a href="http://www.lpmo.org/">Missouri Libertarian Party</a></li> <li><a href="http://www.constitutionpartymo.org/">Constitution Party of Missouri</a></li> </ul> <p>Proposition C, sometimes called the Missouri Healthcare Freedom Act, is the only statutory measure on this ballot. Read the <a href="http://www.sos.mo.gov/elections/2010ballot/">official ballot language</a> as well as a brief explanation of what your vote will mean, or read the full text of&nbsp;<a href="http://www.house.mo.gov/billtracking/bills101/biltxt/truly/HB1764T.HTM">House Bill No. 1764</a>. Read the following articles to find further information about this issue:</p> <ul> <li><a href="http://www.news-leader.com/apps/pbcs.dll/article?AID=20107250383">Proposition C Language Perplexes&nbsp;Some Voters</a>&nbsp; Springfield News-Leader<br /> July 25, 2010&nbsp;</li> <li><a href="http://www.kansascity.com/2010/07/27/2112061/missourians-to-vote-on-proposition.html">Missourians to Vote on Proposition C, Which Relates to Purchase of Health Insurance</a>&nbsp;Kansas City Star<br /> July 27, 2010</li> <li><a href="http://www.cbsnews.com/stories/2010/07/29/ap/national/main6725235.shtml?utm_source=feedburner&amp;utm_medium=feed&amp;utm_campaign=Feed%3A+CBSNewsPCAnswer+(PC+Answer%3A+CBSNews.com)">Mo. Ballot Measures Tests Federal Health Care Law</a>&nbsp;CBS News<br /> July 29, 2010</li> </ul> <p>Want to learn more about Missouri election law and your rights as a voter? <a href="http://www.moga.mo.gov/STATUTES/C115.HTM">Chapter 115</a> of the Missouri Revised Statutes covers &quot;Election Authorities and Conduct of Elections.&quot; You can also view the <a href="http://www.sos.mo.gov/elections/voter_rights.asp">Voter's Bill of Rights</a>, which applies to all registered Missouri voters.</p>
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State Primary Election -- Tuesday, August 3

--UPDATE! With approximately 22 percent voter turnout in Greene County, the results are in:

 

The Missouri primary elections will be held Tuesday, August 3. Polls are open from 6 a.m. to 7 p.m.

If you aren't sure if your registration is valid or where your polling place is, go to the Voter Registration Lookup and enter your personal information. You will see a result that verifies if you are registered to vote at your current address and lists your polling place. You may also be able to view sample ballots for your precinct. Be sure to bring one valid form of identification with you.

Tuesday's ballot includes candidates for the offices of U.S. senator, U.S. representative, state auditor, state senator, state representative, and various Greene County offices. View the entire list of candidates [PDF] by party. You will choose your ballot based upon party. To learn more about each of the candidates, take a look at the following party websites:

Proposition C, sometimes called the Missouri Healthcare Freedom Act, is the only statutory measure on this ballot. Read the official ballot language as well as a brief explanation of what your vote will mean, or read the full text of House Bill No. 1764. Read the following articles to find further information about this issue:

Want to learn more about Missouri election law and your rights as a voter? Chapter 115 of the Missouri Revised Statutes covers "Election Authorities and Conduct of Elections." You can also view the Voter's Bill of Rights, which applies to all registered Missouri voters.


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