High Voter Turnout Projected

Missouri voter turnout projected at nearly 55 percent. Estimates submitted to the state by local election officials project that nearly 2.3 million people will cast ballots. Missouri voters will decide on a Congressional seat as incumbent Democratic U.S. Sen. Claire McCaskill faces Republican challenger, Attorney General Josh Hawley. The ballot also includes elections for Congress, state auditor, the state Legislature and numerous ballot measures. Those include thee competing proposals to legalize medical marijuana and ones to raise the minimum wage, increase the gas tax and overhaul Missouri’s legislative redistricting process.