Missouri Voter I.D. Amendment (2014)
|Not on Ballot|
| This measure did not or |
will not appear on a ballot
The formal title of the bill was House Bill 2016.
The following information was obtained from the supporting side of the measure:
- Stanley Cox, sponsor of the measure, stated, "This is about protecting the sanctity of our vote. It is certainly one of the highest principles that exist in a representative government."
The following information was obtained from the opposing side of the measure:
- State Representative Brandon Ellington stated, "This is nothing more than a modern-day poll tax. Voting is a right. It’s not a privilege. They’re trying to turn it into a privilege.”
Path to the ballot
- See also: Amending the Missouri Constitution
Proposed amendments must be agreed to by a majority of the members of each chamber of the Missouri General Assembly. Legislators penned the ballot language, however it was subsequently struck down by Cole County Circuit Judge Pat Joyce. The legislative session concluded without lawmakers presenting new language.
State of Missouri
Jefferson City (capital)
|State executive officers||
Governor | Lieutenant Governor | Attorney General | Secretary of State | Treasurer | State Auditor | Commissioner of Education | Director of Insurance | Director of Agriculture | Director of Natural Resources | Director of Labor & Industrial Relations | Chairman of Public Service Commission |