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'''JEFFERSON CITY, [[Missouri]]:''' Voters in the state of Missouri made their way to the polls on August 3 to voice their opinion on [[Missouri Health Care Freedom, Proposition C (2010)#Election results|Proposition C]], which is also known as the Health Care Freedom Question.  The vote represented the first time that voters anywhere in the country had a chance to officially register their views on parts of the federal government’s 2010 health care reform. As polls closed and precincts reported their numbers, voters voiced their opinion loud and clear.<ref name=grass>[http://missouri.watchdog.org/1093/yes-or-no-on-prop-c-grassroots-advocates-square-off/ ''Missouri Watchdog'', "Yes or no on Prop C? Grassroots advocates square off", July 30, 2010]</ref>
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'''JEFFERSON CITY, [[Missouri]]:''' Voters in the state of Missouri made their way to the polls on August 3 to voice their opinion on [[Missouri Health Care Freedom, Proposition C (2010)#Election results|Proposition C]], also known as the Health Care Freedom Question.  The vote represented the first time that voters anywhere in the country had a chance to officially register their views on parts of the federal government’s 2010 health care reform. As polls closed and precincts reported their numbers, voters voiced their opinion loud and clear.<ref name=grass>[http://missouri.watchdog.org/1093/yes-or-no-on-prop-c-grassroots-advocates-square-off/ ''Missouri Watchdog'', "Yes or no on Prop C? Grassroots advocates square off", July 30, 2010]</ref>
  
As of 10:41 p.m. CST on August 3, numbers showed that Missouri voters had approved the measure, with a little more than 70 percent of those who chimed in on the proposal voting 'yes'.  The measure is sure to pass, as 3,007 of the 3,354 precincts had reported their numbers at that time, according to the [[Missouri Secretary of State]]'s website.   
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As of 10:41 p.m. CST on August 3, numbers showed that Missouri voters had approved the measure, with a little more than 70 percent of those who chimed in on the proposal voting 'yes'.   
  
 
The ballot proposition was [[legislatively-referred state statute|referred to the ballot]] by the [[Missouri State Legislature]]. The [[Missouri State Senate]] voted 26-8 in favor of placing the proposed measure on the ballot on May 4.<ref>[http://www.kansascity.com/2010/05/04/1924552/missouri-senate-oks-vote-on-federal.html ''Associated Press'',"Missouri Senate OKs vote on federal health care law," May 4, 2010]</ref><ref>[http://www.kansascity.com/2010/05/04/1924991/legislation-opposing-health-insurance.html ''Kansas City Star'',"Legislation opposing health insurance requirement advances in Missouri," May 4, 2010]</ref><ref>[http://beforeitsnews.com/news/41/156/Missouri_Joins_Health_Care_Battle.html ''Before It's News'',"Missouri Joins Health Care Battle," May 7, 2010]</ref>  On [[BC2010#May|May 11]], the [[Missouri House of Representatives|House]] gave final approval to refer the measure to the ballot following a 108-47 vote.
 
The ballot proposition was [[legislatively-referred state statute|referred to the ballot]] by the [[Missouri State Legislature]]. The [[Missouri State Senate]] voted 26-8 in favor of placing the proposed measure on the ballot on May 4.<ref>[http://www.kansascity.com/2010/05/04/1924552/missouri-senate-oks-vote-on-federal.html ''Associated Press'',"Missouri Senate OKs vote on federal health care law," May 4, 2010]</ref><ref>[http://www.kansascity.com/2010/05/04/1924991/legislation-opposing-health-insurance.html ''Kansas City Star'',"Legislation opposing health insurance requirement advances in Missouri," May 4, 2010]</ref><ref>[http://beforeitsnews.com/news/41/156/Missouri_Joins_Health_Care_Battle.html ''Before It's News'',"Missouri Joins Health Care Battle," May 7, 2010]</ref>  On [[BC2010#May|May 11]], the [[Missouri House of Representatives|House]] gave final approval to refer the measure to the ballot following a 108-47 vote.

Revision as of 15:46, 4 August 2010

August 3, 2010

JEFFERSON CITY, Missouri: Voters in the state of Missouri made their way to the polls on August 3 to voice their opinion on Proposition C, also known as the Health Care Freedom Question. The vote represented the first time that voters anywhere in the country had a chance to officially register their views on parts of the federal government’s 2010 health care reform. As polls closed and precincts reported their numbers, voters voiced their opinion loud and clear.[1]

As of 10:41 p.m. CST on August 3, numbers showed that Missouri voters had approved the measure, with a little more than 70 percent of those who chimed in on the proposal voting 'yes'.

The ballot proposition was referred to the ballot by the Missouri State Legislature. The Missouri State Senate voted 26-8 in favor of placing the proposed measure on the ballot on May 4.[2][3][4] On May 11, the House gave final approval to refer the measure to the ballot following a 108-47 vote.

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