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<p align="justify">''The current Constitution of Missouri, the fourth constitution for the state, was adopted in 1945. As with all other U.S. states and the federal government, Missouri’s government is based on the separation of legislative, executive and judicial power. Located in the Midwest region of the U.S. and nicknamed the “Show-me State,” Missouri (or the land currently known as Missouri) was acquired from France in the Louisiana Purchase. Missouri’s capital is Jefferson City. Currently, Missouri has two members of the U.S. Senate, a total of seven members of the U.S. House of Representatives, 163 members of the Missouri House of Representatives and 34 members of the Missouri State Senate. As of September 2013, Missouri is one of 13 states that is under divided government and does not have a state government trifecta.''</p></td></tr>
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<p align="justify">''The current [[Missouri Constitution|Constitution of Missouri]], the fourth constitution for the state, was adopted in 1945. As with most other U.S. states and the federal government, Missouri’s government is based on the separation of legislative, executive and judicial power. Located in the Midwestern United States and nicknamed "the Show-me State,” Missouri was acquired from France in the Louisiana Purchase. Missouri’s capital is [[Jefferson City, Missouri|Jefferson City]]. <br><br>Missouri has two members of the [[United States congressional delegations from Missouri|U.S. Senate]], a total of seven members of the [[United States congressional delegations from Missouri|U.S. House of Representatives]], 163 members of the [[Missouri House of Representatives]] and 34 members of the [[Missouri State Senate]].''</p></td></tr>
 
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<td><center><br>• [[List of Missouri ballot measures|Statewide ballot measures]] • [[Recall campaigns in Missouri|Recall campaigns]]<br><br><hr><br> [[File:Verified.png|20px]] ''[[Ballot Measure Scorecard, 2013]]''<br><br></center></td></tr></table></table></td></tr></table>
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|Nickname = '''The Show Me State'''
 
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Welcome to Missouri on Ballotpedia!


The current Constitution of Missouri, the fourth constitution for the state, was adopted in 1945. As with most other U.S. states and the federal government, Missouri’s government is based on the separation of legislative, executive and judicial power. Located in the Midwestern United States and nicknamed "the Show-me State,” Missouri was acquired from France in the Louisiana Purchase. Missouri’s capital is Jefferson City.

Missouri has two members of the U.S. Senate, a total of seven members of the U.S. House of Representatives, 163 members of the Missouri House of Representatives and 34 members of the Missouri State Senate.

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National politics in Missouri


CongressLogo.png United States congressional delegation from Missouri



Flag of the United States.png Current members of the U.S. Senate


Name:Party:Position:Assumed Office:Term Ends:Next Election:Official Website:
Claire McCaskill
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Democratic PartyU.S. Senate, Missouri 2007January 3, 2019November 2018Link
Roy Blunt
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Republican PartyU.S. Senate, Missouri 2011January 3, 2017November 2016Link


Flag of the United States.png Current members of the U.S. House of Representatives

Name:Party:Position:Assumed Office:Term Ends:Next Election:Official Website:
Ann Wagner
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Republican PartyDistrict 2 2013January 3, 2015Link
Billy Long
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Republican PartyDistrict 7 2011January 3, 2015Link
Blaine Luetkemeyer
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Republican PartyDistrict 3 2009January 5, 2015Link
Emanuel Cleaver
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Democratic PartyDistrict 5 2004January 3, 2015Link
Jason Smith
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Republican PartyU.S. House, Missouri District 8 2013January 5, 2015[ Link]
Sam Graves
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Republican PartyDistrict 6 2001January 3, 2015Link
Vicky Hartzler
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Republican PartyDistrict 4 2011January 3, 2015Link
William Lacy Clay
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Democratic PartyDistrict 1 2001January 3, 2015Link


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Missouri
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The Show Me State
Capital:   Jefferson City
Motto:   Salus populi suprema lex esto
Translation:   The Welfare of the People is the Highest Law
Population:   6 million
Area of state:   69,704 sq. mi.
Admitted to U.S.:   1821
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