HEARTLAND VOTES: Unofficial results in Kentucky and Missouri

Heartland Votes: Latest election results
Published: Nov. 7, 2023 at 8:28 AM CST|Updated: Nov. 8, 2023 at 9:02 AM CST
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(KFVS) - Tuesday was election day in the Heartland, but not for everyone.

You can click here to check unofficial results Tuesday night.

Key races were in Kentucky and Missouri.

There is no election in Illinois on Tuesday. The next election in Illinois is the General Primary on March 19, 2024.

Kentucky General Election

Voters in Kentucky will be casting ballots on state leaders.

Incumbent Democratic Governor Andy Beshear is the projected winner in the gubernatorial race. He faced Republican Attorney General Daniel Cameron.

According to our sister station in Louisville, the race for Kentucky Governor has a history of predicting which party takes the White House.

Other races in Kentucky include attorney general, secretary of state, auditor, treasurer and agriculture commissioner.

Missouri Special Election

In southeast Missouri, there were a couple of special questions on the ballot.

Scott County asked voters about a half-cent sales tax to help with expenses.

The measure did not pass.

In Sikeston, there was a question on the ballot about alcohol sales in the city.

Voters said no to the proposal.

Not all counties in Missouri had elections on Tuesday.

According to election leaders in Cape Girardeau County, in an odd number year, November is a date jurisdictions can hold Special Elections.