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Missouri voters pass Amendment 2 for expanding Medicaid

The yes votes winning 53 to 47 percent.

Posted: Aug 5, 2020 10:16 AM
Updated: Aug 5, 2020 10:26 AM

(ST. JOSEPH, Mo.) A statewide question on the ballot for voters of both parties was Amendment 2, which would expand Medicaid in the state and make it available to more Missourians.

With 100% of precincts reporting, the expansion passed 53 to 47 percent with 672,967 voting yes and 590,809 voting no. 

This is a measure that's already passed in 38 states and has been available for several years, but to this point, Missouri has resisted.

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