Welcome to your home for local November 2012 election news for Affton and Shrewsbury!
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News from Election Day
Bob Burns, Democratic candidate for the Missouri State Representatives seat in District 93, accidentally received the wrong ballot when he tried to vote this morning. “If I would lose a race over something like that, it would be devastating,” Burns said.
Live: Affton Voters Hit the Polls - We interviewed voters, campaigners and poll workers all morning to see how Election Day was going. Find out what your neighbors had to say.
Polls around Affton were slammed with voters in the 6 a.m. hour, but by mid-morning, everything slowed down. Once rain started drizzling down around noon, voter turnout was only a trickle.
The Affton White-Rogers Community Center was so slammed with voters this morning that one man received the wrong ballot. The St. Louis County Board of Elections assigned another poll worker to the center to help with confusion, and things were undercontrol by mid-morning.
Did you see any problems? Let us know: Lindsay.Toler@patch.com
It Ain't Over 'Til It's Over: Campaigning on Election Day - Meet the men and women stationed outside the polls today campaigning for their candidates or causes.
As polls close, each story (including this one in the table at the top of the page) will be constantly updated to reflect the latest voting numbers.
St. Louis County Council
Missouri House of Representatives
There are four statewide ballot initiatives every Missourian will vote on. Find them here: Missouri Statewide Ballot Measures: What You Need To Know
Locally we'll focus on:
Proposition S - A tax increase for the Special School District
Proposition L - A tax increase for St. Louis County Libraries
Patch Catches up to Scott Sifton on Election Day - See what Sifton says he'll do tomorrow if he wins.
Live: Affton Voters Hit the Polls - Using social media, Patch will bring you live updates of the Nov. 6 election. Be sure to share your Election Day photos with us! What's it like at your polling place?
Whose Political Ad Are You Happy to See Disappear? - Feeling fed up with the attack ads?
#STL #MO Election: Who to Follow on Twitter - Are you on Twitter? Follow our election coverage through #patchpolitics!
Yes on Raising Tobacco Taxes, as Prop B Asks? - This story on Prop B got more than 160 comments!
Should St. Louis' Police Department Be Run Locally? - Only in Missouri would the whole state have to vote for one city's issue.
Library-Tax Supporters Contribute $265,000 - Supporters of Prop L raised quite a war chest.
Election 2012: How Much Have Your Neighbors Given to Obama and Romney? - Search our interactive campaign contribution database.
Don't Forget: No School for Lindbergh, Affton, Bayless Tuesday - What are you doing with your kiddos while they're out of school?