Originally published on Tue June 19, 2012 4:40 pm
Updated 4:34 p.m. with comments from Rep. Sylvester Taylor.
Usually, the residency requirement for political candidates is just another box to check, but two cases involving St. Louis-area office-seekers have not been so clearly defined - until today.
A St. Louis County State Senator will not seek re-election in the district she currently represents. Jane Cunningham had initially filed to run for the 7th District seat, even though the new Senate map places that district in the Kansas City area.
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A Missouri law that would push tougher penalties on hunters who accidentally kill someone.
It appears the Missouri Supreme Court might not rule on legal challenges to congressional and state House districts before the candidate filing period ends next week.
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The Missouri Supreme Court heard arguments Monday in a lawsuit challenging the new State House redistricting map.
A bipartisan redistricting commission reached an agreement over Missouri's 34 state Senate districts.