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Published July 8, 2020

Multiple choices in August Primary


CAMDEN COUNTY – The ballot is set for the August 4 Primary election and Camden County voters will have multiple choices to choose from.

County Offices

(All candidates on the ballot for county offices are running on the Republican ticket. No Democrats or other parties have filed for any county office).

Circuit Judge, Circuit 26 Division 3

Associate Commissioner 1st District

Associate Commissioner 2nd District

Camden County Sheriff

Assessor

Treasurer

Public Administrator

State Offices
Republican Party
Governor

Lieutenant Governor

Secretary of State

State Treasurer

Attorney General

United State Representative District 3
This district covers the following Missouri Counties: Callaway, Camden, Cole, Franklin, Gasconade, Jefferson, Lincoln, Maries, Miller, Montgomery, Osage, St. Charles and Warren.

United State Representative District 4
This District covers the following Missouri Counties: Audrain, Barton, Bates, Benton,m Boone, Camden, Cass, Cedar, Cooper, Dade, Dallas, Henry, Hickory, Howard, Johnson, Laclede, Moniteau, Morgan, Pettis, Pulaski, Randolph, St. Clair, Vernon and Webster.

State Representative District 123 (covers Camden and Laclede Counties)

State Representative District 124 (covers Camden & Miller Counties)

Democrat Party
Governor

Lieutenant Governor

Secretary of State

State Treasurer

Attorney General

United State Representative District 3

United State Representative District 4

Libertarian Party
Governor

Lieutenant Governor

Secretary of State

State Treasurer

Attorney General

United State Representative District 3

United State Representative District 4

Green Party
Governor

Lieutenant Governor

Secretary of State

State Treasurer

Constitution Party
Secretary of State

In addition to the candidates on the ballot there is also one question for state voters and it is Constitutional Amendment No. 2, which will expand Medicaid to everyone in the state that meets certain guidelines under Obamacare (“Affordable Care Act”). If passed, this will cost the state millions of dollars which will need to be raised in some way. The ballot language says:

Proposed by Initiative Petition
Do you want to amend the Missouri Constitution to:
• adopt Medicaid Expansion for persons 19 to 64 years old with an income level at or below 133% of the federal poverty level, as set forth in the Affordable Care Act;
• prohibit placing greater or additional burdens on eligibility or enrollment standards, methodologies or practices on persons covered under Medicaid Expansion than on any other population eligible for Medicaid; and
• require state agencies to take all actions necessary to maximize federal financial participation in funding medical assistance under Medicaid Expansion?
State government entities are estimated to have one-time costs of approximately $6.4 million and an unknown annual net fiscal impact by 2026 ranging from increased costs of at least $200 million to savings of $1 billion. Local governments expect costs to decrease by an unknown amount.

The ballot choices for county offices in Morgan and Miller Counties were not available at press time.

The Primary election will take place on August 4

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