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Governor:1(Term Limit: No one can serve more than 2 4-year terms in a lifetime)
Senators:2(Electoral Classes 1 and 3)
2000 Census:5,606,260 (1.99% of 281,998,273)
2004, 2008 Electors:11(2.04% of 538)
2002-2010 Representatives:9(2.07% of 435)
2010 Census:6,011,478 (1.94% of 309,785,186)
2012, 2016, 2020 Electors:10(1.86% of 538)
2012-2020 Representatives:8(1.84% of 435)
Capital:Jefferson City
 

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Official Name/Status   All States
 The STATE of Missouri
 Status: STATE of the Union
 Organized as a Territory: 3 March 1805. as the Territory of "Louisiana", effective 4 July 1805; with the admission of the Territory of Orleans under that name two months earlier, the name of this Territory was changed to "Missouri" by Act of Congress, 4 June 1812 (2 Stat. 743)
 Admitted to the Union as a State: 10 August 1821 upon Proclamation by President James Monroe (3 Stat. 797) that conditions- set by a Joint Resolution of Congress (3 Stat. 645) on 2 March 1821 recognizing a State government already formed- had been satisfactorily met
  The 24th state.

Traditional Sections and Regions   All States
 Section: MIDWEST
 Region: Great Plains
 Survey: Public Domain

Constitutions   All States     Links to State Constitutions
 Enabling Act (of the Congress of the United States): 6 March 1820 [3 Stat. 545: authorizing the formation of a State government and Admission thereafter]
 
1st (1821-1865) [Adopted: 19 July 1820 Convention convened, 12 June 1820, Ratified: 28 August 1820 effective upon Admission, 10 August 1821]
2nd (1865-1875) [Adopted: 8 April 1865 Convention convened, 6 January 1865, Ratified: 6 June 1865 ratified by a vote of 43,670 to 41,808; effective, 4 July 1865]
3rd (1875-1945) [Adopted: 2 August 1875 Convention convened, 5 May 1875, Ratified: 30 October 1875 ratified by a vote of 90,600 to 14,362; effective, 30 November 1875]
4th (1945-) [Adopted: 29 September 1944 Convention convened, 21 September 1943, Ratified: 27 February 1945 effective, 30 March 1945]


Executive Branch   All States
 
Chief Executive
  GOVERNOR
Successor to a Vacancy
  Lieutenant Governor [elected separately from GOVERNOR]
 
 
Major Executive Officers Elected Statewide   All States   2017 Office holders
  Governor: 4 year term, Election Cycle: 2016, 2020. Term Limit: No one can serve more than 2 4-year terms in a lifetime
  Lieutenant Governor: 4 year term, Election Cycle: 2016, 2020
  Secretary of State: 4 year term, Election Cycle: 2016, 2020
  Attorney General: 4 year term, Election Cycle: 2016, 2020
  Treasurer: 4 year term, Election Cycle: 2016, 2020. Term Limit: 2 terms
  Auditor: 4 year term, Election Cycle: 2014, 2018

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Statutory Election Information   All States
 
General Election   All States
  1st Tuesday after 1st Monday in November in even-numbered years
[MO Revised Statutes 115.121.1]
Presidential Primary   All States
  (--2007) ... an election for a presidential primary held pursuant to sections 115.755 to 115.785 shall be held on the first Tuesday after the first Monday in March of each presidential election year. [MO Revised Statutes 115.123.2]
  (2007-2014) A statewide presidential preference primary shall be held on the first Tuesday after the first Monday in February of each presidential election year. [MO Revised Statutes 115.755]
  (2015--) A statewide presidential preference primary shall be held on the second Tuesday after the first Monday in March of each presidential election year. [MO Revised Statutes 115.755]
State Primary   All States
  1st Tuesday after 1st Monday in August in even-numbered years
[MO Revised Statutes 115.121.2]
Polling times   All States
  Polls open: 6 AM
Polls close: 7 PM
[MO Revised Statutes 115.407]


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