City and Town Election Day Across State of Missouri

(MISSOURINET) – Today is election day in Missouri for mayors, city council, boards of aldermen, school boards, and other local-level offices. Turnout for municipal elections is usually low compared to state level and national elections, according to Missouri Secretary of State Jay Ashcroft:

But turnout is expected to be higher this time around because numerous cities are also voting on proposals to add or raise local sales taxes on marijuana. Polls open at 6-AM and close at 7-PM.