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Secretary of State Jay Ashcroft Visiting Local Counties Today

John R. Ashcroft, Missouri Secretary of State. Secretary of State Jay Ashcroft will make several stops in Northwest Missouri today. Ashcroft will meet with sheriffs in DeKalb, Gentry and Worth counties, before visiting Prosecuting Attorney Brandi McClain in Clinton County. The secretary makes it a priority, every year, to personally...
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(AUDIO): Secretary of State Jay Ashcroft discusses photo ID and Missouri’s 2022 session on “Wake Up Columbia”

The Missouri House approved voter ID legislation from State Rep. John Simmons (R-Washington) earlier this year. The Senate has passed a similar bill but they amended it. If the Missouri House approves the Senate version by Friday, it will go to Governor Parson’s desk. Photo ID has been a top priority for Secretary of State Jay Ashcroft, who’s hopeful it will pass by Friday’s 6 pm deadline. The Jefferson City Republican tells 939 the Eagle’s “Wake Up Columbia” that voter ID will not stop any registered voter from voting:
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Jay Ashcroft has concerns about an 11th hour congressional map

(AP) — Missouri’s top election official on Wednesday warned that it may be too late to pass new congressional districts for the Aug. 2 primary without causing errors that could undermine confidence in the election. Republican Secretary of State Jay Ashcroft said that even if lawmakers were to...
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Jay Ashcroft weighs in on Rowe V. Wade

Missouri’s Secretary of State has been in a courtroom over the legal abortion issue. Jay Ashcroft says he’s watching the story surrounding a draft report that claims the U-S Supreme Court is about to overturn ‘Rowe Versus Wade’ …. Ashcroft lost a court battle after the...
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Mike Kehoe is running hard for Missouri governor while Jay Ashcroft waits in the wings

Voters got a preview this week of a possible 2024 showdown between Lt. Gov. Mike Kehoe and Secretary of State Jay Ashcroft for the governor’s office, with supporters for both men making the case for their chosen candidate two years before any ballots are cast.  Kehoe, 60, declared his intentions to run for the GOP […] The post Mike Kehoe is running hard for Missouri governor while Jay Ashcroft waits in the wings appeared first on Missouri Independent.
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(AUDIO): Missouri Secretary of State Jay Ashcroft discusses congressional redistricting on “Wake Up Columbia”

Missouri Secretary of State Jay Ashcroft (R) is the state’s chief election officer. As secretary of state, he oversees federal and state elections in Missouri. Secretary Ashcroft appeared live on “Wake Up Columbia,” discussing the Legislature’s inability to approve congressional maps. He assures residents that there will be an August primary and there will be a November general election. He also says we’re in this position because the federal government didn’t do its job. He notes federal law requires the federal government to provide census numbers by December 2020. Secretary Ashcroft says those census numbers didn’t arrive until September 2021:
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Hartmann: Is Jay Ashcroft Confused or Just Confusing?

On November 30, 2020, Secretary of State Jay Ashcroft boldly proclaimed that when it came to voting during a pandemic, "Missouri showed the rest of the country how to do it." We sure did. Or maybe we would have if the other 49 states had been watching. We'll never know since none of them had the decency to express their gratitude.
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Jay Ashcroft pushes for governor to call special elections for vacant Missouri House seats

Gov. Mike Parson’s refusal to call special elections for six vacancies in the Missouri House is drawing criticism from the state’s top election official. Secretary of State Jay Ashcroft, who like Parson is a Republican, sent a letter to the governor Wednesday pointing to a state law requiring special elections be called “without delay” when legislative vacancies occur.
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Jay Ashcroft touts integrity of Missouri’s 2020 election, but supports an audit

Secretary of State Jay Ashcroft is confident Missouri’s 2020 election was safe and secure.  And while he has concerns about things that transpired in other states last year, he dismisses the idea that fraud cost Donald Trump the presidential election.  “Under our Constitution, Joe Biden was duly elected by our presidential electors. End of story,” […] The post Jay Ashcroft touts integrity of Missouri’s 2020 election, but supports an audit appeared first on Missouri Independent.
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