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The following local candidates will face off in contested races in the Tuesday, Nov. 3, general election. These candidates were invited to provide a photo and answer the following question: Why should voters cast their ballots for you instead of your opponent(s)? Responses were limited to 10…

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The following local candidates will face off in contested races in the Tuesday, Nov. 3, general election. These candidates were invited to provide a photo and answer the following question: Why should voters cast their ballots for you instead of your opponent(s)? Responses were limited to 10…

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The following local candidates will face off in contested races in the Tuesday, Nov. 3, general election. These candidates were invited to provide a photo and answer the following question: Why should voters cast their ballots for you instead of your opponent(s)? Responses were limited to 10…

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Polk County Clerk and election authority Melinda Robertson said absentee ballot voting has been put on hold for the county. 

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It was a cause they believed in. One worth fighting for. They joined together by the thousands, marching through streets, wearing sashes and carrying signs. They signed petitions and formed picket lines. They spent time in prison cells, willing to sacrifice their freedom for their overriding…

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On a quiet Tuesday night at the Polk County courthouse, JR Fleeman, candidate for southern district commissioner, read the results for the office’s August Republican primary on a bench outside the county clerk’s office, then reordered them and walked down the stairs and outside into the dark. 

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Current Polk County Clerk Melinda Robertson is the winner of the Republican primary election for Polk County’s southern district commissioner, according to unofficial results from the Tuesday, Aug. 4, primary election.

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The August Primary Election is set for Tuesday, Aug. 4. 

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Polk Countians will head to the polls next Tuesday, Aug. 4, to settle the Republican primaries for southern district commissioner and sheriff, along with a host of statewide races. 

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Polk Countians will join voters across the state Tuesday, Aug. 4, to decide the future of Medicaid expansion in Missouri. 

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Any registered voter in Missouri will be able to cast a vote by mail in the upcoming August and November elections, thanks to legislation Gov. Mike Parson signed Thursday, June 4. The new law makes it easier for people to vote from home because of COVID-19.

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The following Polk County candidates will face off in contested races in the Tuesday, Aug. 4, primary election. These candidates were invited to provide a photo and answer the following question: Why should voters cast their ballots for you instead of your opponent(s)? Responses were limited…

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The following Polk County candidates will face off in contested races in the Tuesday, Aug. 4, primary election. These candidates were invited to provide a photo and answer the following question: Why should voters cast their ballots for you instead of your opponent(s)? Responses were limited…

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Polk Countians elected a number of new faces to lead their schools and cities this year, per unofficial election results.

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The race is on for two spots on the Polk County Commission, currently held by northern district commissioner Kyle Legan and southern district commissioner Rex Austin, after filing for the Tuesday, Aug. 4, party primaries closed Tuesday, March 31.

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Bolivar voters will have the opportunity to decide the fate of the city’s water and wastewater treatment systems, as well as the future of the city’s budget, in the upcoming April election. 

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Absentee ballots for the Village of Aldrich special election are now available at the clerk’s office in the Polk County Courthouse. The run-off election will be Tuesday, June 4, from 6 a.m. to 7 p.m. at Aldrich Methodist Church. 

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Two Polk County school districts — Bolivar R-1 and Pleasant Hope R-6 — saw voters give the go-ahead to proposed bond issues Tuesday.

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It seems a new day has dawned for Bolivar’s Board of Aldermen as two long-standing incumbents fell to their challengers in tight races in Tuesday’s municipal election, according to unofficial results.

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The April election is just days away, and area voters are gearing up to make several decisions at the ballot box next week.