Secretary of State predicting 72 percent voter turnout

Missouri Secretary of State’s Office announced Tuesday 72 percent of Missouri’s registered voters is expected to vote in the Nov. 6 general election. This estimate is a compilation of local turnout predictions submitted to the secretary of state’s office by 116 local election authorities around the state.

If predictions holds true, more than 3 million of Missouri’s 4.19 million registered voters will cast ballots. In the 2008 general election, actual voter turnout in Missouri was just above 69 percent.

Polling places will be open from 6 a.m. to 7 p.m. on Tuesday, Nov. 6. Unofficial results – from the governor to state house races – will be updated on the Missouri Secretary of State’s website,, throughout election night. Voters can also visit to verify their registration, find a polling place location, view a sample ballot and know their options for acceptable voting identification to take to the polls.

Winners of local races will be posted Wednesday on The Richmond News Web site, A complete report of the election will be published in the Thursday, Nov. 8, newspaper.



Camden – Masonic Lodge

Crystal Lakes – Crystal Lakes Clubhouse

Elkhorn – Wood Heights City Hall

Excelsior Springs – Wood Heights City Hall

Hardin – Hardin City Hall

Henrietta – Henrietta City Hall

Homestead Village – Crystal Lakes Clubhouse

Knoxville – Ray County Road Shed

Lawson – Lawson City Hall

Millville – Millville United Methodist Church basement

Orrick – Orrick Community Center

Rayville – Rayville City Hall

Richmond Wards 1-4 – Ray County Courthouse lobby

Stet – Stet fire station

Wood Heights – Wood Heights City Hall

Polls open at 6 a.m. and close at 7 p.m.

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