KANSAS CITY, Mo. - When it comes to the presidential election and the U.S. Senate race in Missouri, many voters already have a good idea of their preferred candidates.
But what about the ballot issues?
With so many races and issues on the ballot Tuesday, many people have lost track of what they'll be voting on.
Most voters we talked to admitted they aren't prepared.
“I remember Proposition B, because I think I saw more commercials about (it) than any other proposition,” Travis Newsome said.
“All I know about is the president,” Marian McDonald said.
“I know a little bit about Prop B, but I'm not really sure,” Robert Bayne said.
If you are in the same boat as the voters we surveyed, we have you covered with the answers.
Proposition A is a measure that would shift control of the St. Louis police force from a board of police commissioners to the city. It could set a precedent for police control in Kansas City.
Proposition B, if passed, would raise the Missouri tobacco tax from 17 cents to 90 cents. The extra cash would go toward school funding.
Proposition E would prohibit the governor and state agencies from setting up or operating state-based health insurance exchanges.
Amendment 3 would allow the governor to appoint four people to the judicial commission, instead of three. It would also allow non-lawyers to become candidates.
Beyond the explanations, some voters said they still plan to do more research before they vote.
“I don't think it's clear when you go and read them on the ballot,” Ann Lehane said.
Other voters said they'll figure everything out at the last minute.
“When I probably get to the booth,” Bayne added.
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