No Affirmative Action Vote in Missouri
The Associated Press reports that supporters of a ban on affirmative action in Missouri didn't gather enough signatures to get their proposal on the ballot: ...
The Associated Press reports that supporters of a ban on affirmative action in Missouri didn't gather enough signatures to get their proposal on the ballot:
JEFFERSON CITY | A group seeking to bar many state affirmative action programs missed a Sunday deadline to submit its initiative petition.
Missouri had been one of five states California businessman Ward Connerly and his supporters had targeted for an effort to strike down affirmative action laws.
The Missouri effort for a constitutional amendment was led by Tim Asher, a former admissions director at North Central Missouri College in Trenton. Asher said it became obvious on Saturday that there were not enough signatures to qualify the proposed constitutional amendment for the ballot, and he pledged to try again in 2010
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