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ARTICLE_TEXT <p>There are two issues on the ballot in Greene County for Tuesday, June 8, 2010 -- one in Springfield and one in Willard.&nbsp;</p> <p>The City of Springfield has proposed a renewal of&nbsp;the <a href="http://www.springfieldmo.gov/elections/index.html">1/4-cent Capital Improvements Program</a> .</p> <ul> <li>News-Leader&nbsp;&quot;<a href="http://www.news-leader.com/article/20100601/OPINIONS02/6010303/1006/OPINIONS/Capital+improvement+sales+tax+renewal+important+for+basic+maintenance+focus">Voice of the Day</a>&quot; in favor</li> <li>News-Leader story about <a href="http://www.news-leader.com/apps/pbcs.dll/article?AID=20105270387">CIP opposition</a></li> <li>Ozarksfirst.com has a <a href="http://ozarksfirst.com/fulltext?nxd_id=275666">news story with video</a>.</li> <li>Support from the <a href="http://www.springfieldchamber.com/no_cache/legislative_advocacy/local_policy_issues/capital_improvements_sales_tax/">Chamber of Commerce</a></li> <li>Other News-Leader articles from the Library's&nbsp;<a href="http://0-proquest.umi.com.www.coolcat.org/pqdweb?SQ=capital+improvement+sales+tax&amp;DBId=34660&amp;date=ALL&amp;onDate=&amp;beforeDate=&amp;afterDate=&amp;fromDate=&amp;toDate=&amp;pubtitle=&amp;author=&amp;FT=0&amp;sortby=REVERSE_CHRON&amp;RQT=305&amp;querySyntax=PQ&amp;searchInterface=1&amp;moreOptState=CLOSED&amp;TS=1275511502&amp;h_pubtitle=&amp;h_pmid=&amp;clientId=2274&amp;JSEnabled=1">ProQuest Database</a>*</li> </ul> <p>The Willard Fire Protection District is asking for a <a href="http://www.willardfire.com/">50-cent tax increase</a>.</p> <ul> <li>News-Leader <a href="http://www.news-leader.com/article/20100524/NEWS01/5240319/1007/Willard-to-vote-June-8-on-new-fire-station--full-time-firefighters">article</a></li> <li>News-Leader &quot;<a href="http://www.news-leader.com/apps/pbcs.dll/article?AID=20105290375">Voice of the Day</a>&quot;</li> <li>KSPR <a href="http://www.kspr.com/news/local/94962669.html">story with video</a></li> </ul> <p>The <a href="http://www.greenecountymo.org/election/elections.php">Greene County Clerk</a> is the election authority for the county and its political subdivisions.&nbsp; The site includes a <a href="http://www.greenecountymo.org/election/June_2010/ballot.pdf">sample ballot</a>, information about absentee voting, voter registration, and precinct location.</p> <p><a href="http://www.sos.mo.gov/elections/goVoteMissouri/Default.aspx">Vote Missouri</a> is a site run by the Missouri Secretary of State which can tell you if you're currently registered to vote and where your polling place is.</p> <p>&nbsp;</p>
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Election Information

There are two issues on the ballot in Greene County for Tuesday, June 8, 2010 -- one in Springfield and one in Willard. 

The City of Springfield has proposed a renewal of the 1/4-cent Capital Improvements Program .

The Willard Fire Protection District is asking for a 50-cent tax increase.

The Greene County Clerk is the election authority for the county and its political subdivisions.  The site includes a sample ballot, information about absentee voting, voter registration, and precinct location.

Vote Missouri is a site run by the Missouri Secretary of State which can tell you if you're currently registered to vote and where your polling place is.

 


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