Sunday, December 4, 2016

SAVE THE DATE: MISSOURI'S 56TH GOVERNOR ERIC GREITENS INAUGURATION. The Heart of Misouri. January 2017.



The inaugural ceremonies for Governor-elect Eric Greitens and other constitutional officers will begin with a week of service on Tuesday, January 3rd, 2017.

Save the Date for Monday, January 9th, 2017 with celebrations in Jefferson City, Missouri:
10:00 am Honor our Missouri Heroes with a reception in the Capitol rotunda
12:00 pm Governor-elect Eric Greitens will be sworn in as the 56th governor of the state of Missouri
1:30 pm Receiving Line at the Governor's Mansion
7:00 pm Salute to Service Inaugural Ball in the Capitol rotunda

FOR MORE INFORMATION: click here.

Sunday, November 20, 2016

How we elect a President with the Electoral College system and why that is worthwhile, still relevant and should be continued.



What the U.S. election would look like

 without the Electoral College.



From @ramireztoons - michaelpramirez.com 





GREAT REFERENCE GUIDE AND RELATED LINKS BELOW, on how the Electoral College works and why it is still needed in a great, diverse country such as ours : "We Elect a President"
 -- by Tara Ross




Visit this link to read all about it: http://www.taraross.com/books/we-elect-a-president/


Publisher’s Description: America’s unique presidential election system is often misunderstood-and perhaps especially hard to explain to our children. “We Elect a President: The Story of Our Electoral College” will help you and your family discover more about the Electoral College and its remarkable history. Why was it created in the first place? Does it still work today? Written in straightforward language and complemented with playful illustrations, “We Elect a President” explains how the Electoral College works and why it is still needed in a great, diverse country such as our own: As the Founders intended, the system continues to protect our republic and promote our liberty. “We Elect a President” is written by Electoral College expert Tara Ross and illustrated by Kate E. Cooper. It presents a fun, yet educational way to learn more about America’s too-often misunderstood presidential election system.


ANOTHER GOOD READ: Why the 2016 Election Proves America Needs the Electoral College. By Jarrett Stephan, an editor for The Daily Signal. @JarrettStepman


Friday, November 18, 2016

Thank you to voters of Missouri for entrusting our GOP slate of candidates with our state's future. #StatewideSweep


From the Missouri Republican Party: Thank you to voters of Missouri for entrusting our GOP slate of candidates with our state's future. #StatewideSweep

Sunday, November 6, 2016

Lafayette County will post election results as they come in on their county government website.


Visit the Lafayette County Official website for election results as they come in after the polls close at 7 p.m.  Lafayette County has 14 polling locations, and those will be posted as they are recorded by the County Clerk's office.  Click here.




Wednesday, November 2, 2016