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General election to be held tomorrow

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Voters statewide will visit their polling locations tomorrow to cast their votes for the general election.

Registered voters can find their polling place online.

Results of the election will be tabulated on a map on the Secretary of State's Web site as they come in.

The candidate list and ballot issues also can be reviewed.

Among the Nov. 2 ballot measures are:
  • U.S. Senate elections;
  • U.S. House of Representatives elections;
  • Constitutional Amendment 1, concerning whether the office of county assessor should be an elected position;
  • Constitutional Amendment 2, concerning whether former prisoners of war with a service-connected disability should be exempt from property taxes;
  • Proposition A, which would repeal the authority of certain cities to use earnings taxes to fund their budgets, would require voters in cities that have an earnings tax to approve continuation of that tax at the next general municipal election and at an election held every five years thereafter, and would prohibit any city from adding a new earnings tax to fund their budget; and
  • Proposition B, which would set certain requirements for large-scale dog breeding operations.
        Source: Secretary of State Web site

According to a Springfield Business Journal poll, which was online at from Oct. 22-28, 53 percent of those who voted said they supported a major overhaul of federal leadership in Washington. Seventeen percent voted no to the question, while 23 percent said some changes are needed, but not a complete switch. There were 66 total votes garnered in the poll.[[In-content Ad]]


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