First Amendment 1, it passes with 74%. The yes vote amends the Missouri Constitution to require that assessors in charter counties be elected officers. This proposal will affect St. Louis County and any county that adopts a charter form of government.
Amendment 2 passes with 66% of the statewide vote. That yes vote amends the Missouri Constitution to exempt all real property used as a homestead by any Missouri citizen who is a former prisoner of war with a total service-connected disability from property taxes.
Amendment 3 passes with 84% of the vote. That yes vote amends the Missouri Constitution to prevent the state, counties, and other political subdivisions from imposing any new tax, including a sales tax, on the sale or transfer of homes or any other real estate.
On Proposition A, it passes with 68 percent of the vote. That yes vote amends Missouri law to repeal the authority of certain cities to use earnings taxes to fund their budgets.
And finally Proposition B passes by a slim margin, with roughly 993,000 votes in favor and 933,000 votes against. That yes vote amends Missouri law to require large-scale dog breeding operations to provide each dog under their care with sufficient food, clean water, housing and space; necessary veterinary care; regular exercise and adequate rest between breeding cycles. The amendment further prohibits any breeder from having more than 50 breeding dogs for the purpose of selling their puppies as pets. The amendment also creates a misdemeanor crime of “puppy mill cruelty” for any violations.