August 8 Special Election: KC approves minimum wage hike

KANSAS CITY, Mo. - Election results from the Kansas City Election Board, Jackson County, Platte, Clay and Ray Counties have come in.

Voters approved incremental increases to minimum wage in Kansas City. It would increase to $10 by August 24 and then it would incrementally rise to $15 by 2022. Although, some say the increase could face legal challenges.

KCMO Question 1 - Streetcar Extension Elections Required

  • Yes: 17,344
  • No: 16,492

KCMO Question 2 - Sales Tax for Streetcar

  • Yes: 14,188
  • No: 19,733

KCMO Question 3 - Minimum Wage Increase

  • Yes: 23,193
  • No: 10,763

Grandview Capital Improvements Sales Tax

  • Yes: 671
  • No: 252

Independence Transportation Sales Tax

  • Yes: 5,783
  • No: 1,300

Clay County Community Children's Service Fund Sales Tax

  • Yes: 5,580
  • No: 5,519

City of Lawson Use Tax

  • Yes: 173
  • No: 19

City of Pleasant Valley Use Tax

  • Yes: 78
  • No: 107

Smithville Area Fire Protection District Board Question 

  • Yes: 441
  • No: 159
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