Update 1:36 a.m. Wednesday with final update with 100 percent reporting
Among the items on the ballot were four statewide ballot questions, the most notably contested was Proposition B, which would would increase tobacco taxes $0.0365 per cigarette and 25% of the manufacturer's invoice price for roll-your-own tobacco and 15% for other tobacco products, according to the ballot language. Estimated revenues of at least $283 million would fund public education in Missouri along with smoking prevention programs.
Yes: 49.2 %
No: 50.8 %
Other statewide questions:
- Proposition A, which if passed, would put the City of St. Louis Police Department under local control.
Yes: 63.9 %
No: 36.1 %
- Constitutional Amendment 3, would reform the judicial selection process in Missouri at the Supreme Court and Court of Appeals level. Proponents of the amendment have abandoned their campaign for the measure, The St. Louis Post-Dispatch reported, citing bias in the ballot language approved by Missouri Secretary of State Robin Carnahan.
Yes: 24 %
No: 76 %
- Proposition E would prohibit the Governor or any state agency, from establishing or operating state-based health insurance exchanges unless authorized by a vote of the people or by the legislature.
Yes: 61.8 %
No: 38.2 %