The Results Are In. Now What?
Roughly 2,500 people voted in favor of funding the streetcar expansion, and 800 voted against it.
The next step is to reach out to any Missouri voters you know and encourage them to contact their legislator and demand that he or she vote in favor of a change in the TDD election process.
Do not despair! Change takes time and continued support.
Nashvillians resoundingly defeated a controversial plan that would have raised four taxes to fund a transit system anchored by light rail, voting against the historic referendum by a nearly 2-to-1 margin.
Read more here.
Mo. House Bill 1234 Passes First Hurdle!
After several negotiations, an amended version of HB 1234 narrowly passed through the Elections Committee. This is good news! The new bill will allow for residential voters to automatically be issued a ballot in mail-in TDD elections and be able to return it without having to get it notarized.
Next, the bill moves on to Rep. Barnes’ Rules Committee. We need to make our voices heard to continue to make progress. Help us do so by clicking here to see each of the members of the Rules Committee. From this page, you can click on the name of each member to be taken to their respective website, where you can easily find their email address to contact them directly.
Please message them and ask them to vote YES for HB1234 to make the voting process in Transportation Development elections fair and equally accessible for all eligible voters.
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Following the first TDD election, several KCMO voters have filed suit
If you or anyone you know lives in the expanded TDD and had a difficult time getting