What’s on the ballot for those in Southwest Missouri?

  • City of Springfield: Voters will decide several city council seats and a contested mayoral race. Incumbent Ken McClure faces off against Melanie Bach.
  • Lodging Tax: Springfield voters will also decide on a lodging tax question.
  • Springfield Schools: Proposition S is a $220 million bond issue that would pay for more renovations at a list of schools. Four candidates face off for two positions on the school board.
  • Nixa Safety Tax: Voters will decide again on a 3/4 of a cent sales tax to pay for police improvements.
  • Marijuana Taxes: Voters in several counties and municipalities will decide on a 3% sales tax on the purchase of marijuana.
  • School Bonds: Nixa and Republic School Districts placed bond issues on the ballot. Republic Schools’ $47 million bond would pay for a new 5th/6th-grade building and other renovations. The $47 million bond for Nixa School District would pay for renovations and add safety features.
  • ( Information Courtesy  of KYTV-3)