SPRINGFIELD, Mo. -- This is the second time Jim Evans has challenged Billy Long for the 7th District congressional seat.
LITTLE ROCK, Ark. -- Five state constitutional amendments are decided in Arkansas with voters approving a higher minimum wage but rejecting a proposal to allow alcohol sales statewide.
MISSOURI - A teacher tenure issue is defeated, Missourians want past criminal acts to be allowed as evidence in sex crime trials, but don't like the idea of early voting in the state.
SPRINGFIELD, Mo. -- Republican Shane Schoeller beat out Democrat Rusty Aton for Greene County Clerk.
JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. -- Republicans have extended their grip on the state legislature, adding to already super majorities in both chambers.
SPRINGFIELD, Mo. -- Missouri's 7th district Rep. Billy Long tells KOLR 10 that the gridlock in Washington will stop, now that Republicans have taken the majority of both houses of Congress.
MISSOURI -- With 100 percent of precincts reporting, the results are in for area issues, including the Nixa Fire Protection bond and a bond for Willard schools.
Washington (CNN) -- A Republican tide ripped the Senate away from Democrats Tuesday, according to CNN projections, giving the GOP full control of Congress and the power to pin down President Barack Obama during his last two years in office.
LITTLE ROCK, Ark. -- U.S. Rep. Tom Cotton has accepted victory over U. S. Senator Mark Pryor in the race for Pryor's seat.
LITTLE ROCK, Ark. -- Democrat Mike Ross has conceded defeat to Republican Asa Hutchinson in the race for Arkansas Governor.
SPRINGFIELD, Mo. – One of the youngest U.S. Representatives seeks reelection to represent the 8th Congressional District in Missouri. Smith looks to defeat four other candidates, including a Democrat and Libertarian.
SPRINGFIELD, Mo. -- Greene County Clerk Richard Struckoff is retiring at the end of the year after serving 27 years in office.
CBSNews -- Amanda Swafford won't be in the Senate next year, but her place on the Georgia ballot could influence who represents the Peach State -- and it's even possible her candidacy could help swing control of the Senate.
Social media isn't just for pet videos, status updates and selfies anymore. Apparently more Americans are using it to get their information about politics.
SPRINGFIELD, Mo. -- Election places across Missouri are open from 6am to 7pm today, for the mid-term elections. Know what to bring to the polls.
SPRINGFIELD, Mo. — Each year, Americans head to the polls to choose who represents us in our democracy.
SPRINGFIELD, Mo. -- We hope you take our Polarized America quiz to find out how your views lean - toward or against bigger government. But what influences those leanings?
WASHINGTON -- Happy Election Day, America. Midterm elections have national consequences, and what happens Tuesday will help determine what President Obama can get done in his final two years in office.
ARKANSAS -- “The canary in the coal mine," it’s the phase being use to describe the race for U.S. Senate in Arkansas.
SPRINGFIELD, Mo. -- Greene County Clerk Richard Struckhoff told KOLR10 Monday he expects lower than average turnout for Tuesday’s midterm election.
KANSAS CITY, Mo. – Assistant U.S. Attorney Dan Nelson will lead the efforts of the U.S. Attorney's Office in the Western District of Missouri in connection with the Justice Department's nationwide election day program for the Nov. 4, 2014, general elections.
JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. -- Missouri voters will be asked tomorrow to decide whether to change the state's Constitution so that when a governor decides to withhold money for state programs and services the legislature can overturn that decision, as it now can a governor's veto.
JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. -- Voters will decide Tuesday whether someone can be convicted of child sexual abuse if it appears they might be capable of such a thing.
JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. -- The legislature’s early voting proposal is before voters tomorrow. One of the state’s leading pro-voter groups thinks it’s worthless.
WASHINGTON -- Republicans woke up Sunday to a wave of new polls that showed their Senate candidates surging ahead in key states -- giving the GOP a jolt of enthusiasm going into the 2014 campaign cycle's final hours.
MONETT, Mo.-- Gov. Jay Nixon will speak at the Missouri National Guard welcome home ceremony in Monett on Sunday, Nov. 2.
CBSNews -- Forty-five percent--a record high among registered voters in CBS News Polls--now say they agree with the statement, "It makes no real difference which party controls Congress, things go on just as they did before."
Twenty north Missouri counties hit by big storms September 9th and 10th have been declared federal major disaster areas.
GREENE COUNTY, Mo. – Extra hours for absentee voting in the upcoming General Election will be available Saturday, Nov. 1, from 9 a.m.-1 p.m.
ARKANSAS -- New polling finds republicans Tom Cotton and Asa Hutchinson widening their leads over their democrat opponents in the races for senate and governor.
SPRINGFIELD, Mo. -- The November mid-term elections in Missouri are not expected to set in records for voter turnout.
JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. -- State lawmakers have found that there is nothing they can do to fight to uphold Missouri's prohibition of same-sex marriage, but the Speaker of the House says the issue might not be settled.
SPRINGFIELD, Mo. -- Missouri Attorney General Chris Koster faces a possible state house probe after claims of inappropriate dealings with lobbyists surfaced in a New York Times article this week.
SPRINGFIELD, Mo. – Southwest Missouri voters are still seeing advertisements for Republican candidates ahead of the Nov. 4 election even though Republicans face few challenges in the region.
ARKANSAS -- The Natural State is making progress in addressing issues plaguing the state in past elections.
Washington (CNN) -- Department of Homeland Security Secretary Jeh Johnson is ordering more security for more than 9,500 federal government buildings and their 1.4 million daily visitors.
JOPLIN, Mo. -- Missouri voters will decide a long list of local and state races next week.
OVERLAND PARK -- Republican hopes of taking control of the Senate in next week's midterm elections could come down to the race in Kansas.
JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. -- A new group is asking Governor Jay Nixon to grant clemency to 14 women in state prison. It says most of them were victims of domestic violence that contributed to their crimes and all have received disproportionate sentences, in some cases far harsher than those given to men convicted of the same crimes.
Washington (CNN) -- Nearly 7 in 10 Americans are angry at the direction the country is headed and 53% of Americans disapprove of President Barack Obama's job performance, two troubling signs for Democrats one week before the midterm elections, a new CNN/ORC International Poll shows.
AROUND ARKANSAS -- As the national political world fixates over which party will emerge from next week's midterm elections controlling the U.S. Senate, attention has focused on Arkansas and race between Mark Pryor and Tom Cotton.
BENTONVILLE, Ark. -- Benton and Washington County officials say the early turnout for this year's midterms has been tremendous, and high profile races aren't the only reason.
SPRINGFIELD, Mo. – The City of Springfield says it has reached an agreement with the Fire Fighters Union after almost a year of bargaining.
SPRINGFIELD, Mo. -- The November general election is a week away. State representatives, congressional seats, county offices and statewide amendments will be decided November 4.
ACROSS MISSOURI -- With no contested statewide races up next week, the key question in Missouri's general election is whether Republicans can maintain their state legislative super majorities.
CBSNews -- Attorney General Eric Holder announced Saturday that the federal government would recognize the marriages of same-sex couples in six additional states - Alaska, Arizona, Idaho, North Carolina, West Virginia, and Wyoming - bringing the total number of states in which same-sex marriages are federally recognized to 32, plus the District of Columbia.
SPRINGFIELD, Mo. -- Candidates for Missouri's 7th Congressional District sit down with KOLR 10 to talk about the upcoming midterm election.
LITTLE ROCK -- Arkansas Democratic nominee for governor Mike Ross and his wife, Holly, checked in at the Pulaski County Regional Building in downtown Little Rock to early vote Wednesday morning.
WASHINGTON-- Congresswoman Vicky Hartzler commends the Obama Administration for taking steps to keep Ebola from spreading in the U.S., but questioned whether more still needs to be done.
FERGUSON, Mo.-- Governor Jay Nixon has announced the creation of an independent commission that will study the unrest in Ferguson since the shooting of Michael Brown August 9 and make recommendations for how to make progress on the issues behind it.