How the Georgia Senate runoff impacts the Heartland

Shaw said first we must move through what is expected to be a chaotic week of politics.

Claim that Sharpie pens ruin Arizona ballots misses the mark

  Record breaking voter turn out in the Heartland

AP: Trump campaign files lawsuit in Georgia

  State legislator reacts to Ill. Fair Tax Amendment failing to pass

  Cape Girardeau groups give free rides to voters

2 southern Ill. counties move polling locations due to COVID-19

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  Pemiscot Co., Mo. clerk helps voters in quarantine

  County clerk discusses early voting turnout in Jackson County, Ill.

  Election poll workers needed in Cape Girardeau County

  Secretary of State explains voting options for Missourians

  Jackson County, Ill. unveils ballot retrieval box

  Some elected officials ‘disappointed’ with Franklin Co. Republican Party ad

  Union County State’s Attorney, Sheriff to monitor polling places

The state’s attorney and sheriff’s officers will be monitoring for anyone campaigning in or around polling places or otherwise interfering with the election process.

  New ways to vote in person in Illinois

Jackson County in southern Illinois has multiple ways to vote in person.

  Fair Tax proposed in Illinois

Across the nation, 32 states already have a progressive income tax.

Akers wins Butler Co. Coroner by 30 votes

Jim Akers beat Andy Moore by 30 votes.

  RESULTS: Mo. August 2020 primary election

Cape Girardeau County searching for polling place sanitation help

  County clerks gear up for August 4th election in Missouri

  Illinois mail in voting adds another option on how to cast your ballot

  What to expect during the General Municipal Elections in Mo.

  Delta School District asking voters for storm shelter

  Mo. Gov. Parson suspends April election

Governor Mike Parson signed an executive order on March 18 ordering all Missouri municipal elections previously scheduled for April 7, to be postponed until June 2.

  What you need to know before the Missouri primaries

Preparing for the Missouri Primaries.

Ill. voters offered free rides to polls for the primary election

Some southern Illinois mass transit companies are offering free rides to the polls on March 17.

Primary candidate filing in Missouri

In Missouri several candidates have already filed for elected positions.

North Scott County Ambulance District ballot question

The Ambulance district went on to say in the post that they believe this is a fair alternative to the property tax currently in place.

  Election officials work to keep your votes safe in 2020

Election workers are doing what they can to make sure voters know their ballots are safe when they head to the polls.

  Cape Girardeau Co. democrats raise $10k to attract presidential candidate

The Cape Girardeau County Democrats want to bring the race to the White House through Cape Girardeau.

  RESULTS: Ky. primary elections

Several state office races will be on the ballot.

  Former deputy clerk takes legal action against Stoddard County, Stoddard County clerk

A former deputy clerk is taking legal action against Stoddard County and the Stoddard County Clerk after being fired from her position in April.

GOP redistricting plan stalls in Missouri after missed vote

A Republican proposal to undo a new constitutional amendment on redistricting has stalled in a Senate committee after not enough Republicans showed up to support it

Kentucky governor debuting his first TV ad of the campaign

Kentucky Gov. Matt Bevin plays up his close ties with President Donald Trump and boasts about the state's economy in his first TV ad of his reelection campaign

  New Franklin County tax to pay for new courthouse

After trying to pass a local sales tax to repair the Franklin County Courthouse over the course of 3 elections, a referendum is finally in place to replace the 144 year old building.

  Businessman Mike Absher shares his plan for Marion, IL as mayor

After Bob Butler’s administration as one of the longest serving mayor in the country, Michael Absher will take up his own legacy.

  Cape Girardeau schools celebrate with Proposition Y passage

The morning after the passing of the proposition, two of the schools showed their appreciation to their supporters.

  City use tax issue on Jackson, MO ballot fails to pass

Jackson voters voted against the use tax on April 2.

  Proposition Y in Cape Girardeau, MO passes

City leaders and Cape Girardeau voters are sounding off on the proposition

  Political expert: Amending the constitution for the Electoral College is politically impossible

A few Democratic U.S. Senators introduced a constitutional amendment to end the Electoral College system and to allow the popular vote to elect the President of the United States.

  City of Jackson to build portion of new police station on old cemetery

Officials passed an ordinance on Monday, April 1 allowing it.

  Women for Change educates residents about local candidates in Carbondale

It's local election day on Tuesday, April 2. Here's some reasons why voting is so important.

  Rep. Bost sworn into office

U.S. Representative Mike Bost (IL-12) was sworn in as a Member of the United States House of Representatives for the 116th Congress on Thursday, Jan. 3.

Marion, IL mayoral race set for April 2019

A election for the next Marion mayor is set for April 2, 2019.

Missouri bingo fans hope vote helps reverse decline in games

Missouri bingo players are hoping their pastime will rebound from a steady decline after voters approved a constitutional amendment that changes regulation of the game

  Heartland small business owners concerned about minimum wage increase

Local businesses are getting creative to meet the books after Missouri voters passed proposition B.

  WATCH: Campaign 2018 roundtable discussion

We hosted a roundtable discussion from 8 p.m. to 10 p.m. on Tuesday, November 6.

Dewayne Redmon wins Graves County Sheriff following indictment

Sheriff Dewayne Redmon will be keeping his position following the 2018 Midterm Elections.

KY voter turnout reaches nearly 50%

According to the Kentucky Secretary of State Allison Lundergan Grimes, statewide voter turnout was about 47.38 percent.

RESULTS: 2018 Midterm Elections in the Heartland

Voters across the country cast their votes on Tuesday, Nov. 6 for the 2018 Midterm Elections

Carbondale Mayor Henry seeking re-election in 2019

Carbonale mayor John “Mike” Henry announced that he will be seeking for re-election.

Jackson Co., IL Bar Association hosting judicial candidate forum

The Jackson County Bar Association is hosting a candidate forum on Tuesday, Oct. 2 at 6 p.m. at the Carbondale Civic Center.

Candidate forums set for Sept. in St. Louis, MO

Missouri candidates for U.S. Senator and State Auditor will participate in forums on Friday, September 14 in St. Louis, Missouri.

  Voters said "No" to 'Right to Work' in Missouri

A state lawmaker argues it will be better for new businesses. A longtime union member from southeast Missouri says it's harmful to the working class.

McCaskill, Hawley challenge each other to debates

Sen. Claire McCaskill and Attorney General Josh Hawley challenged each other to series of debates.

Missouri Primary sample ballots 8/7

MISSOURI (KFVS) - Here are some sample ballots from around southeast Missouri for the Missouri primary election on Tuesday, August 7.

Hawley to visit Cape Girardeau on Aug. 2

Missouri Attorney General Josh Hawley will visit Cape Girardeau, Missouri on August 2.

  Scott County election staff preparing to protect primary votes

Missouri's August 7 primary is less than a week away.  Election officials in the Heartland are preparing voting machines and their staff to make sure there's no tampering at the polls.