LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Missouri’s voter ID law works

Since taking office in January and being tasked with implementing the voter ID law, we have been sharing one simple, easy-to-understand message: “If you’re registered to vote, you can vote.” Missouri’s new voting requirements took effect on June 1, 2017, and local election authorities have held two successful elections thus far. Not one registered voter […]


Voter ID is now the law

Effective June 1, Missouri’s new requirements for presenting enhanced identification at the polling place are in effect. It’s regrettable opponents are wasting time complaining about this outcome rather than helping spread the word about steps anyone can take to comply. Constitutional Amendment 6, allowing for implementation of photo voter ID, received support from nearly two-thirds […]

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Conversation with Secretary of State Jay Ashcroft

Conversation with Secretary of State Jay Ashcroft, Nick Reed Podcast – KSGF Jay joined Nick Reed of KSGF out of Springfield Missouri. Nick asked some great questions of the Secretary, including: “When will voter ID go into effect in Missouri? Who will he be meeting with tomorrow? What has his first 100 days been like?” […]


It’s National Library Week

It’s National Library Week. Missouri Secretary of State Jay Ashcroft is encouraging residents to visit their local libraries, or what he calls, a “gateway to opportunity”.  First sponsored in 1958 by the American Library Association, National Library Week is a national observance to promote all types of libraries, including school, public, academic and special libraries. Read more from KZRG […]