Lake area residents will head to the polls Tuesday to decide a number of issues. On the ballot will be four proposed state constitutional amendments including one that would change how school districts evaluate teachers and another which would amend the state constitution in regards to sex crime prosecution. The other two deal with early voting and Governor Nixon’s budget recommendations. Also on the ballot, Republican incumbent Blaine Leutkeymeyer faces democrat Courtney Denton and Libertarian Steven Hedrick for U.S. Representative for district three; while Republican incumbent Vicky Hartzler is being challenged by Democrat Nate Irvin and Libertarian Herschel Young for the district four seat.
Voters will also decide the race for state auditor between Republican incumbent Tom Schweich, Libertarian Sean O’toole and Constitutional party candidate Rodney Farthing. Other races include Republican state senator Mike Kehoe who is defending his district six seat against Democrat challenger Mollie Kristen Freebairn and voters will also decide today whether or not to retain six judges currently serving in the state supreme court and both the western and southern Missouri court of appeals.
In Morgan County, Democrat incumbent James Vaughan is running against Republican James Bryant for presiding commissioner while Republican Kimberly Gunn Ingersoll faces Democrat Megan Vansell for the treasurer’s position. For county clerk, Democrat incumbent Cathy Daniels is running against Republican Julia Crabtree. In Camden County, voters will decide the question of whether or not to allow the public water supply district number three to issue $7.9 million dollars in revenue bonds for the purpose of acquiring, constructing and equipping its sewer system. Listen to KRMS news for complete election results. Polls close tonight at seven o’clock.