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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?” […]

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Support ‘Show It 2 Vote’

It is hard to envision the partisan debate over photo voter IDs lasting very far into the next decade — particularly in any state that does not lean heavily Democratic and is not dug in against this idea. This requirement is becoming increasingly common and accepted by the public. A total of 11 states, including […]

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Secretary of State educates voters on ID law

ST. LOUIS, MO – Missouri Secretary of State Jay Ashcroft is getting the word out about the changes coming to how you vote. “I think it’s wonderful to be able to give people better confidence that when people vote, they are who they say they are and that their vote matters,” said Jay Ashcroft before […]

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Implementing Missouri’s new voter photo ID law

  Last November, Missourians voted to pass constitutional amendment six, paving the way for common sense voter ID, by a margin of 63 percent – 37 percent. The Missouri Secretary of State’s office is responsible for the implementation of the new photo ID law, set to take effect June 1, 2017. Now what? First, and […]

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Jay Ashcroft joins the Marc Cox Show

Jay Ashcroft joins the Marc Cox Show to talk about the race for Secretary of State and the new voter ID law. “[Voter ID] Which our guest right now, Jay Ashcroft, running for Secretary of State, has been pushing for, for a long time.” Enjoyed visiting with Marc Cox last Friday (5/13/16) about the passage of […]

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Ashcroft Commends Speaker Richardson’s Elections Accountability Task Force

Ashcroft Commends Speaker Richardson Elections Accountability Task Force Ashcroft had previously called for legislative review of Secretary of State Kander’s handling of election debacle ST. LOUIS, Mo — Secretary of State candidate Jay Ashcroft, R-St. Louis, today, issued a statement praising Missouri House Speaker Todd Richardson’s creation of the House Task Force on Election Procedures and Accountability. Ashcroft […]