Wednesday, March 18, 2020
MISSOURI DELAYS MUNICIPAL ELECTIONS: KANSAS CITY FIRE SALES TAX MUST WAIT!!!
An important move to protect Democracy and a nice bit of planning to keep a controversial levy from passing without a proper look from the voting public.
Here's an important move that shouldn't be lost in the mix . . .
Fox4: Governor Mike Parson postpones upcoming municipal elections until June
The elections, which were originally scheduled for Tuesday, April 7, will now take place Tuesday, June 2.
“Postponing Missouri’s municipal elections is a necessary step to help combat the spread of the virus and protect the health and safety of Missouri voters,” Governor Parson wrote in a statement. “Postponing an election is not easy, but we are all in this together. We are thankful to Secretary Ashcroft and our 116 election authorities for their leadership, cooperation, and commitment to doing what is best for their communities during this time.”
Missouri currently has 16 recorded cases of coronavirus.
Developing . . .