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Southeast Missouri State University

Millions of Americans have already voted and many more will be heading to the polls on Tuesday, November 3.

With just days before the election, we spoke with Dr. Jason Sides, Associate Professor of Political Science at Southeast Missouri State University about the race for the White House, the battle for the U.S. Senate, Amendment 3 and more.

We recorded our conversation on Thursday afternoon, October 29, 2020.

Two Amendments Could Mean Big Changes To The Missouri Constitution

Oct 30, 2020
Graphic by Allison Otto

On Nov. 3, Missourians will vote on two amendments to the state Constitution. From changing the process of drawing legislative districts to applying new term limits on statewide offices, these amendments could mean big changes for the Missouri legislature and its constituents. Many voters may have questions as to what these amendments mean and what could be changed.

Amendment 1 and term limits for statewide offices

Making Democracy Work continues to focus on voter education and information for the upcoming General Election next week.

This week, host Debbie Good speaks with guests Ann Elwell, former president of the League of Women Voters of Southwest Missouri, and Crista Hogan, executive director of Springfield Metropolitan Bar Association.