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Vote for major party candidates

September 11, 2016

Parties have been ingrained in our political culture since very early on in our country’s history. What this has done is create the environment in which the parties have gained power and influence over the political system. This system […]

City

Greitens Greets Kirksville

September 4, 2016

Eric Greitens, Republican nominee for Missouri governor, visited his Kirksville campaign office on Friday, Aug 26 at 5:30 p.m. as part of his General Election Kickoff tour. The office, located at 212 N Franklin St., […]

City

Detweiler, Long elected to city council seats

April 7, 2016

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]As a result of the Municipal Elections April 5, Richard Detweiler and Chuck Long were elected to City Council seats. The city’s economic development tax also passed. Voters came out to the polls Tuesday to vote on two city council […]

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Clinton, Trump lead Missouri

March 16, 2016

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]With neck-and-neck results on both party lines and 99 percent of counties reporting results, Hillary Clinton narrowly leads the Democratic primary for Missouri, while Donald Trump narrowly leads Missouri for the Republicans. Clinton is leading with […]

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Trump, Sanders Take Adair County Primary

March 15, 2016

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text] Donald Trump and Bernie Sanders take the Adair County Primary, with Trump coming ahead of Ted Cruz by less than 7 percent, and Sanders winning by a comfortable margin of 18 percent over Hillary […]

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Primaries come to Missouri

March 15, 2016

The Missouri Primary is here, but what does that mean to you? Well, it should mean that you are ready and informed to vote on who you think should be representing each party come Election […]

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Will Missouri matter?

March 13, 2016

The presidential primaries are in motion, Super Tuesday has come and gone with media and candidate attention emphasizing the iconic day. With all of the hype placed on Super Tuesday, it’s fair to wonder to […]

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Opinion: Low Voter Turnout Has Consequences

January 31, 2016

America historically has claimed to be a very strong democracy on the domestic and global levels. However, a recent trend might be threatening this ideal. America’s voter turnout has steadily declined since the 1940s and 50s, especially […]