Secretary of state visits Palmyra

Missouri Secretary of State John R. Ashcroft was in Palmyra last Tuesday to visit with Marion County Clerk Valerie Dornberger and members of her staff. Ashcroft was seeking input on elections and how they are handled. Topics included early voting, the presidential primaries, the availability of poll judges, voter IDs, result reporting, mail-in voting, initiative petitions  and the costs of elections.