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Eric Schmitt defeats Rich Finneran in Missouri attorney general race

Attorney General Eric Schmitt speaks during an Oct. 27, 2020, campaign stop in Columbia. (Rudi Keller/Missouri Independent)
By Rebecca Rivas, Missouri Independent November 4, 2020

Attorney General Eric Schmitt secured his position as the state’s top legal officer for four years on Tuesday night, defeating his Democratic challenger Rich Finneran.  With around half of precincts...

The presidential race comes down to millions of uncounted mail ballots in battleground states

Voters line up outside Cliff Cave Library in Oakville Tuesday, Aug. 5, to vote in the primary election.
By Laura Olson, States Newsroom November 4, 2020

WASHINGTON — President Donald Trump prematurely declared victory early Wednesday morning, but the outcome of a razor-thin presidential contest actually depends on key battleground states that are trying...

Missouri voters choose Donald Trump over Joe Biden

President Donald Trump is shown in July 2020 at his first White House coronavirus briefing in months.
By Jason Hancock, Missouri Independent November 4, 2020

President Donald Trump once again easily picked up Missouri’s 10 electoral votes on Tuesday, cruising to victory over former Vice President Joe Biden in the Show-Me State. Nationally, the race has not...

Ann Wagner prevails over Jill Schupp to hold on to St. Louis-area Congressional seat

State Sen. Jill Schupp, left, and U.S. Rep. Ann Wagner, right.
By Rebecca Rivas, Missouri Independent November 4, 2020

Republican U.S. Rep. Ann Wagner will continue representing Missouri’s 2nd Congressional District for another two years, defeating Democratic state Sen. Jill Schupp on Tuesday night in a race that has...

Koenig wins re-election as Missouri Republicans maintain supermajorities in House and Senate

State Sen. Andrew Koenig, left, and Rep. Deb Lavender, right.
By Rudi Keller, Missouri Independent November 4, 2020

Missouri Democrats had another disappointing night in legislative elections Tuesday, losing in two state Senate districts crucial to their hopes of cracking the Republican supermajority in the upper chamber. Democrats...

South County Election Results 2020: No surprises as incumbents win

Voters line up to vote at Rogers Elementary in Oakville Tuesday, Nov. 3.
By Gloria Lloyd, News Editor November 3, 2020

From president to local contests in Missouri, St. Louis County and South County, a number of important elections will be decided Tuesday, Nov. 3. St. Louis County has released 100% of votes as of 11 p.m....

Turnout tops 72 percent as long lines to vote move quickly in South County

Voters line up outside Cliff Cave Library in Oakville Tuesday, Aug. 5, to vote in the primary election.
By Gloria Lloyd, News Editor November 3, 2020

Voters who didn’t vote early or by mail were waiting in lines hundreds of people deep throughout South County as Election Day kicked off. By 4 p.m., the St. Louis County Board of Elections said that...

Satellite voting is open in St. Louis County through Monday ahead of Nov. 3 election

Students at Oakville Elementary participate in 'Kids Voting' for the November 2018 election.
October 30, 2020

The November general election is five days away, and it’s important for voters who still need to cast their vote to understand their options for voting prior to or on Election Day. The St. Louis County...

Why Isn’t My Weekly Newspaper in My Mailbox?

Why Isn’t My Weekly Newspaper in My Mailbox?
By Deborah Baker, Publisher October 30, 2020

I walk out to the mailbox looking for the Call’s weekly mailed edition. As publisher, I know the pandemic has forced a reduced mailing schedule, but habit has made me forget it’s a partial mail week...

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