Elections 2018-10-30T12:08:33+00:00

Upcoming Election:  November 6, 2018 (General Election)

Last Day to Register to Vote: 10/10/2018

The following candidate’s information is what is on public record with the St. Charles County Election Authority as to who is currently filed as running for the office seats that are up for election.  This information is intended for your informational purposes only and is subject to change based on the Filing Requirements Pursuant to RSMO Election Laws.

Please Support the Republican Party: As we approach the upcoming election, voters are encouraged to show their unity for the Republican Party and the Republican Candidates running for office by voting for those listed on this page at the ballots on November 6th.  To learn more about these individuals and their passion to serve you in their respected positions, please visit their Web Page (if provided) or contact the St. Charles Republican National Committee Headquarters at 3551 Veterans Memorial Parkway, St. Charles, MO 63303.  The Committee Headquarters Office may have additional information on where you might meet these candidates, have literature on the candidates that you can help distribute door-to-door or signs you can place in your yard.


Candidates Running for U. S. Senator

Republican

Democratic

  • Claire McCaskill

Candidates Running for State Auditor

Republican

Democratic

  • Nicole Galloway

Candidates Running for U.S. Representative – District 2

Republican

Democratic

  • Cort VanOstran

Candidates Running for U.S. Representative – District 3

Republican

Democratic

  • Katy Geppert

Candidates Running for State Senator – District 2

Republican

Democratic

  • Patrice Billings

Candidates Running for State Representative – District 42

Republican

Democratic

  • Joseph Widner

Candidates Running for State Representative – District 63

Republican

Democratic

  • Janet Kester

Candidates Running for State Representative – District 64

Republican

Democratic

Shawn Finklein


Candidates Running for State Representative – District 65

Republican

Democratic

  • Bill Otto

Candidates Running for State Representative – District 70

Republican

Democratic

  • Paula Brown

Candidates Running for State Representative – District 102

Republican

Democratic

  • John F. Foster

Candidates Running for State Representative – District 103

Republican

Democratic

  • Jim Klenc

Candidates Running for State Representative – District 104

Republican

Democratic

  • Peggy Sherwin

Candidates Running for State Representative – District 105

Republican

Democratic

  • Scott Cernicek

Candidates Running for State Representative – District 106

Republican

Democratic

  • Jackie Sclair

Candidates Running for State Representative – District 107

Republican

Democratic

  • Curtis Wylde

Candidates Running for State Representative – District 108

Republican

Democratic

  • Betty Vining

Candidates Running for Circuit 11 Judge – Division 3

Republican

  • Jack Banas

Democratic


Candidates Running for Circuit 11 Judge – Division 4

Republican

Democratic


Candidates Running for Circuit 11 Judge – Division 5

Republican

  • Jon A. Cunningham

Democratic


Candidates Running for Circuit 11 Judge – Division 7

Republican

  • Daniel Pelikan

Democratic


Candidates Running for Associate Circuit 11 Judge – Division 6

Republican

  • Terry R. Cundiff

Democratic


Candidates Running for Associate Circuit 11 Judge – Division 8

Republican

  • Erin S. Burlison

Democratic


Candidates Running for Associate Circuit 11 Judge – Division 9

Republican

  • Elizabeth W. Swann

Democratic


Candidates Running for Associate Circuit 11 Judge – Division 10

Republican

  • Norman C. Steimell III

Democratic


Candidates Running for Associate Circuit 11 Judge – Division 11

Republican

  • Phillip J. Ohlms

Democratic


Candidates Running for Associate Circuit 11 Judge – Division 12

Republican

  • Matthew E. P. Thornhill

Democratic


Candidates Running for County Executive

Republican

Democratic

  • Lorna L. Frahm

Candidates Running for County Council – District 1

Republican

Democratic

  • Cheryl Hibbeler

Candidates Running for County Council – District 3

Republican

Democratic

  • Christine Hedges

Candidates Running for County Council – District 5

Republican

  • Terry Hollander

Democratic


Candidates Running for County Council – District 7

Republican

Democratic

  • Paul Woody

Candidates Running for Director of Elections

Republican

Democratic

  • John Callahan

Candidates Running for Recorder of Deeds

Republican

  • Mary Dempsey

Democratic


Candidates Running for Prosecuting Attorney

Republican

  • Tim Lohmar

Democratic


Candidates Running for Collector of Revenue

Republican

  • Michelle D. McBride

Democratic


Candidates Running for County Sheriff

Republican

  • Scott A. Lewis

Democratic


Candidates Running for County Assessor

Republican

  • Scott Shipman

Democratic

Issues

Constitutional Amendment No. 1

Shall the Missouri Constitution be amended to:

-change process and criteria for redrawing state legislative districts during reapportionment;
-change limits on campaign contributions that candidates for state legislature can accept from individuals or entities;
-establish a limit on gifts that state legislators, and their employees, can accept from paid lobbyists;
-prohibit state legislators, and their employees, from serving as paid lobbyists for a period of time;
-prohibit political fundraising by candidates for or members of the state legislature on State property; and
-require legislative records and proceedings to be open to the public?

State governmental entities estimate annual operating costs may increase by $189,000. Local governmental entities expect no fiscal impact.

Voters will respond YES or NO.

Constitutional Amendment No. 2

Shall the Missouri Constitution be amended to:

-allow the use of marijuana for medical purposes, and create regulations and licensing/certification procedures for marijuana and marijuana facilities;
-impose a 4 percent tax on the retail sale of marijuana; and
-use funds from these taxes for health and care services for military veterans by the Missouri Veterans Commission and to administer the program to license/certify and regulate marijuana and marijuana facilities?

This proposal is estimated to generate annual taxes and fees of $18 million for state operating costs and veterans programs, and $6 million for local governments. Annual state operating costs are estimated to be $7 million

Voters will respond YES or NO.

Constitutional Amendment No. 3

Shall the Missouri Constitution be amended to:

-allow the use of marijuana for medical purposes, and create regulations and licensing procedures for marijuana and marijuana facilities;
-impose a 15 percent tax on the retail sale of marijuana, and a tax on the wholesale sale of marijuana flowers and leaves per dry-weight ounce to licensed facilities; and
-use funds from these taxes to establish and fund a state research institute to conduct research with the purpose of developing cures and treatments for cancer and other incurable diseases or medical conditions?

This proposal is estimated to generate annual taxes and fees of $66 million. State governmental entities estimate initial implementation costs of $186,000 and increased annual operating costs of $500,000.

Voters will respond YES or NO.

Constitutional Amendment No. 4

Do you want to amend the Missouri constitution to:

-remove language limiting bingo game advertising that a court ruled unenforceable; and
-allow a member of a licensed organization conducting bingo games to participate in the management of bingo games after being a member of the organization for six months instead of the current two years?

State and local governmental entities estimate no costs or savings from this proposal.

Voters will respond YES or NO.

Proposition B

Do you want to amend Missouri law to:

-increase the state minimum wage to $8.60 per hour with 85 cents per hour increase each year until 2023, when the state minimum wage would be $12.00 per hour;
-exempt government employers from the above increase; and
-increase the penalty for paying employees less than the minimum wage?

State and local governments estimate no direct costs or savings from the proposal, but operating costs could increase by an unknown annual amount that could be significant. State and local government tax revenue could change by an unknown annual amount ranging from a $2.9 million decrease to a $214 million increase depending on business decisions.

Voters will respond YES or NO.

Proposition C

Do you want to amend Missouri law to:

-remove state prohibitions on personal use and possession of medical cannabis (marijuana) with a written certification by a physician who treats a patient diagnosed with a qualifying medical condition;
-remove state prohibitions on growth, possession, production, and sale of medical marijuana by licensed and regulated facilities, and a facility’s licensed owners and employees;
-impose a 2% tax on the retail sale of medical marijuana; and
-use funds from this tax for veterans’ services, drug treatment, early childhood education, and for public safety in cities with a medical marijuana facility?

State government entities estimate initial and one-time costs of $2.6 million, annual costs of $10 million, and annual revenues of at least $10 million. Local government entities estimate no annual costs and are expected to have at least $152,000 in annual revenues.

Voters will respond YES or NO

Proposition D

Shall Missouri law be amended to fund Missouri state law enforcement by increasing the motor fuel tax by two and one half cents per gallon annually for four years beginning July 1, 2019, exempt Special Olympic, Paralympic, and Olympic prizes from state taxes, and to establish the Emergency State Freight Bottleneck Fund? If passed, this measure will generate at least $288 million annually to the State Road Fund to provide for the funding of Missouri state law enforcement and $123 million annually to local governments for road construction and maintenance.

Voters will respond YES or NO.

Smoke Free with Exemptions

Shall the Charter of St. Charles County be amended to add a new section which prohibits smoking in enclosed public places or enclosed places of employment throughout St. Charles County, whether in the unincorporated area or within an incorporated municipality, with exceptions regarding smoking in places in which only persons 21 and over are present, and private clubs, tobacco-related businesses and casinos?

Voters will respond YES or NO.