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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 approve a …

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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 Missouri …

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Missouri Supreme Court looks at Jay Ashcroft decision

Secretary of State Jay Ashcroft is before Missouri’s high court today (wed). The Supreme Court justices will hear arguments whether he tried to stop a measure dealing with new abortion restrictions from getting on the ballot …    Ashcroft’s team didn’t approve the ballot referendum until August, which only allowed organizers …

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Jay Ashcroft on voter fraud

Missouri’s secretary of state says two St. Charles County residents under investigation for alleged voter fraud in November voted absentee in Florida, before voting in-person in Missouri. Secretary of State Jay Ashcroft was on the KWOS Morning Show … Secretary Ashcroft emphasizes that secure elections require voting on election day …

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Jay Ashcroft puts the Feds on notice

Missouri’s Secretary of State says he’s ready if politicians in D-C vote to federalize elections laws …   Jay Ashcroft calls the proposed changes to override Missouri election laws unconstitutional. He adds the state wouldn’t face the same challenges as Texas did when Democratic lawmakers there avoided a vote by leaving …

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Jay Ashcroft is no friend of an increased gasoline tax

You don’t like the idea of an increase in Missouri’s gas tax? Neither does Secretary of State Jay Ashcroft..     On the KWOS Morning Show, Ashcroft says Mo-Dot needs to get out of the business of issuing bonds to pay for road work. He claims the agency pays over $300 – …

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No thanks for a US Senate bid says Jay Ashcroft

COLUMBIA, Mo. (AP) — Missouri Secretary of State Jay Ashcroft on Wednesday said he won’t run for the U.S. Senate, despite being eyed early on as a top candidate for Republican Sen. Roy Blunt’s seat. Ashcroft, who has considerable name recognition in Missouri courtesy of his father, former U.S. Attorney …

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Jay Ashcroft cries ‘foul’!

Your Missouri Secretary of State is no fan of proposed U-S election law changes making their way through Capitol Hill …        Jay Ashcroft says a ‘’one size fits all’ approach to voting laws won’t work in Missouri or anywhere else. Republican lawmakers in Congress claim it would allow unwanted federal …

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Jay Ashcroft isn’t happy with latest photo voter i-d ruling

Secretary of State Jay Ashcroft says the state’s top judges are going against the will of the people. The Missouri Supreme Court ruled this week requirements tied to the state’s voter photo ID law are unconstitutional. Voters themselves agreed to the requirements in 2016. The law said voters without photo …

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Jay Ashcroft stands firm on abortion vote

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) – Missouri’s top election official has rejected a third petition for a public vote on a new law banning abortions at eight weeks of pregnancy. Republican Secretary of State Jay Ashcroft acted Tuesday. Last week he rejected two similar petitions for a referendum on the law. …

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