The state’s new election law requires voters to show state-issued identification at the polls but thousands of residents don’t have one and getting a photo ID isn’t always easy. Here’s what you need to know.
The state has loose gun laws with no permit required to carry concealed weapons and relatively modest calls for change are met with harsh pushback. But it’s nothing new; Missouri politics have been replete with firearms for years.
In the week leading up to the Supreme Court’s decision to overrule Roe v. Wade on June 24, Kansas and Missouri saw bumps of 1,038 percent and 627 percent, respectively, in voter registrations. The spike comes just ahead of both state primaries.