Feb 052016
MCC Calls for Full and Fair Participation in Elections

This week the Missouri Catholic Conference (MCC) testified before the Senate Committee on Financial and Governmental Organization and Elections in opposition to a proposed state constitutional amendment that could require photo IDs for voting. As presently drafted, HJR 53 fails to include provisions to make voters aware of the photo ID requirement prior to elections. The […]

 February 5, 2016  Posted by at 1:21 pm Election Resource Kit, Voting Records No Responses »
Oct 032012
2012 Election Resource Kit for Missouri Catholics

Download a PDF of the election resource kit here. As the 2012 election approaches, many families worry about their financial future. Some have members who are unemployed. Others are mired in deep poverty. There are also more direct attacks on the sanctity and dignity of human life, such as the continued legal protection of abortion […]

Oct 012012
Getting to the Polls and Absentee Voting

GETTING TO THE POLLS The website of the Missouri Secretary of State (www.sos.mo.gov) includes detailed information on how to get to the polls. The information below reiterates some (but not all) of the information provided by the Secretary of State. Registration Qualifications – 18 years of age by Election Day – U.S. Citizen – Missouri Resident No […]

 October 1, 2012  Posted by at 3:19 pm 2012 Elections, Election Resource Kit, News No Responses »
Sep 282012
Voter Guides and Rankings

As the November 6 election approaches, questions are arising concerning whether or not parishes can distribute voter guides or rankings of candidates. IRS rules for tax-exempt organizations prohibit churches from endorsing or opposing candidates for public office. Violation of this prohibition can lead to revocation of tax-exempt status. Churches can provide voter education on where […]