Election Day Results and Resources
SPRINGFIELD, Mo. — The November general election will ask Missouri voters to choose a U.S. Senator and several U.S. Representatives. Statewide lawmakers will be on the ballot, as well as several constitutional amendments, including Amendment 3, which asks voters if they want to legalize recreational marijuana use and expunge nonviolent offenders with marijuana convictions.
Below are sample ballots for counties in the Ozarks. Many counties don’t have contested local races on the ballot. Ozarks First is still working to gather ballots from every county in our viewing area and will update this story as we obtain more.
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Greene County sample ballot
Aside from U.S. Senator, U.S. Representatives, state lawmakers and state amendments, Greene County voters have two local issues on the November ballot: A question about whether to allow rezoning in the Galloway/Lone Pine area of the city and a sales tax for the city of Strafford to pay for law enforcement.
Barry County sample ballot
In addition to statewide races, some voters in Barry County will decide whether to approve a local use tax in Monett to help fund law enforcement, firefighting efforts and an overpass project.
Benton County sample ballot
Benton County voters do not have any contested local races or local issues on the ballot.
Camden County sample ballot
Voters in Camden County, in addition to state and U.S. representatives and senators, will see an issue asking how a .5% sales tax should be spent. This issue is also on the ballot in Miller County.
Cedar County sample ballot
Cedar County’s ballot for November 2022 only contains contested statewide races and issues.
Christian County sample ballot
Voters in Nixa will vote on whether or not to approve a 1% sales tax to fund a new police station and other public facilities. Ozark voters will also decide whether to allow the city to impose a local use tax that is the same as the local tax rate (2.375%) for public safety. See that sample ballot here.
Dade County sample ballot
Only statewide races and issues are on the November ballot for Dade County.
Dallas County sample ballot
Only statewide races and issues are on the November ballot for Dallas County.
Dent County sample ballot
Only statewide races and issues are on the November ballot for Dent County.
Douglas County sample ballot
The only contested races are statewide on the Douglas County ballot. Voters will also see Missouri’s statewide amendments/issues on Nov. 8.
Hickory County sample ballot
Voters in Hickory County will decide in November whether the offices of City Marshal and City Collector should be elected positions. This is in addition to statewide races.
Howell County sample ballot
There are two contested offices on the ballot in Howell County for November: the Circuit Court Clerk and the Collector of Revenue.
Laclede County sample ballot
In Laclede County, voters will see a surtax rate reduction on the ballot, in addition to the statewide amendments and races.
Lawrence County sample ballot
Voters in Stotts City and Monett have tax issues on the ballot for November’s general election. Stotts City residents will be asked if the city should impose a local use tax to match the city’s sales tax. In Monett, a use tax to fund law enforcement, fire services and the Chapell Drive overpass will go before voters. The Monett issue is also on the Barry County ballot.
McDonald County sample ballot
Only statewide races and issues are on the November ballot for McDonald County.
Miller County sample ballot
The City of Eldon is asking voters to approve Proposition B, which would extend a sales tax for local parks. Some voters will also decide on a ballot issue about revenue from a sales tax in the City of Lake Ozark. That issue is also on the Camden County ballot.
Ozark County sample ballot
A .5% sales tax for law enforcement is on Ozark County’s ballot, alongside statewide races and amendments.
Polk County sample ballot
The City of Fair Play is asking residents to approve a .25% sales tax for general revenue and law enforcement.
Pulaski County sample ballot
The only contested local race in Pulaski County in November is the Prosecuting Attorney race between Kevin Hillman and Wayne Gifford. The county is also asking voters to approve a .5% sales tax to fund new and improved roads and bridges.
Shannon County sample ballot
The only contested local race in Shannon County is the one for Presiding Commissioner.
St. Clair County sample ballot
Voters in St. Clair county will only see statewide races on their ballot.
Stone County sample ballot
Stone County voters will see statewide races and issues on the ballot.
Taney County sample ballot
Voters in Taney County will also only see statewide races and issues on Nov. 8.
Texas County sample ballot
Only statewide races are on Texas County’s ballot.
Webster County sample ballot
The only contested races/issues on the Webster County ballot for November are statewide issues.