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Missouri Election Officials Address Concerns

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St. Louis, MO – Fraud, long-lines and too few ballots are among the concerns Missouri elections officials face less than two weeks from the November 4 vote.

With new voter registration nearing an all-time-high, 2008 will mark the first test of Missouri's new statewide registration database and electronic voting machines in a presidential election.

From St. Louis, Adam Allington has more.

For a list of candidates and ballot issues in the November 4, 2008 General Election in Missouri, check here.

Adam grew up on a cherry farm in northern Michigan. He holds a BA in economics from Kalamazoo College. Adam's radio career began in 2003 at the Salt Institute for Documentary Studies in Portland, Maine. He went on to cut his teeth filing stories for Maine Public Radio. Before coming to St. Louis Public Radio in 2006 Adam was was an international journalism fellow at Deutsche Welle in Bonn, Germany. He has regularly files features for a variety of shows and networks including NPR, PRI, Marketplace and the BBC. He was awarded a prestigious Knight-Wallace Journalism Fellowship for the 2011-2012 academic year.
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