There are some great election stories and no greater than those found within the results at the polls. The raw information is reported below and after a brief hiatus analysis and follow up on the elections will continue.
Meanwhile, Branson's budget shortfall - as predicted would be a major issue due to liberal fiscal policies enacted by the Branson's City Administration has finally come to light toppling over as this year's budget is being approved with a whopping 1.4 million dollar projected deficit - actual spending will be much higher than the city is letting on.
At the state level, legislators met in Jefferson City where Governor Elect Jay Nixon revealed campaign promises could be put on hold due to Missouri's 2008 budget shortfalls. A Republican majority promises a fiesty 2009 session.