Missouri General Election Tues, Nov 6th, 2018: Voter guide - Find your polling place, ballots, candidates, issues

Missouri's general elections are being held across the state on Tuesday, November 6th, 2016.

"I bicycle - I walk - I run and I vote" is one of the most powerful statements we can make to any elected leader, in our work to make Missouri a better, safer place to walk and bicycle.

I bicycle and I vote!
I bicycle and I vote!

So whatever your party, whoever your candidates, whatever your issues, please get out and VOTE on Tuesday, November 6th.

MoBikeFed Voter Guide for the November 6th, 2018, Primary Election

Finding your polling place and sample ballot

Information about candidates

November 2018 Statewide Ballot Issues

Eight statewide ballot issues are up for a vote on November 6th. Find out details and pro/con arguments for each ballot issue on Ballotpedia and the Missouri Secretary of State web site.

By far the most significant transportation-related ballot issue up for a vote Tuesday is Prop D, the proposal to increase the state fuel tax with 70% of proceeds going to MoDOT and 30% to cities and counties. Please read MoBikeFed's Prop D page for a summary of the proposal and answers to commonly-asked questions about Prop D.

Amendment summary--click the name of each amendment for the Ballotpedia page with more information and details about the proposed amendment:


Amendment 1ElectionsAddresses lobbying, campaign finance, and redistricting procedures
Amendment 2MarijuanaLegalizes marijuana for medical purposes
Amendment 3MarijuanaLegalizes marijuana for medical purposes
Amendment 4GamblingChanges requirement to manage bingo games and advertising at bingo games
Proposition DMinimum WageIncreases the minimum wage to $12
Proposition CMarijuanaLegalizes marijuana for medical purposes
Proposition DTaxesIncreases gas tax, provides tax exemption for Olympic prizes, and creates fund for projects to improve roads and alleviate bottleneck traffic


November 2018 Local Ballot Issues

Many local municipalities will have issues on the ballot.  Note that these local issues most often do not show up on sample ballots generated by Ballotpedia, Vote411, and similar national election aggretation sites. Check the sample ballot on your local election authority's web site for those local issues.

Or you can google location:mo cityname elections to find local election information, or google cityname sample ballot to find a sample ballot.

Your sample ballot will also show any local elections, such as county council, sheriff, coroner, and assessor, that do not show up on national election information web sites.

Below are just a few of the local issues on the ballot in different parts of Missouri:

Election Guides from Missouri Media