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  Initiative: Proposition A (Casinos and Gambling)Popular Vote
Yes 1,578,674 56.17%
No 1,231,892 43.83%
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Election Notes:
  • "Shall Missouri law be amended to: * repeal the current individual maximum loss limit for gambling; * prohibit any future loss limits; * require identification to enter the gambling area only if necessary to establish that an individual is at least 21 years old; * restrict the number of casinos to those already built or being built; * increase the casino gambling tax from 20% to 21%; * create a new specific education fund from gambling tax proceeds generated as a result of this measure called the “Schools First Elementary and Secondary Education Improvement Fund”; and * require annual audits of this new fund?"
Demographic Data

2010 Population:5,988,927Enum.2010 Population Density:33.6persons/km2
2008 Population:5,923,916Est.2008 Population Density:33.2persons/km2
2000 Population:5,595,211Enum.2000 Population Density:31.4persons/km2
Land Area (2000):178,414km2Annual Pop Growth Rate:0.7%

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  • Source for Popular Vote data: Missouri Secretary of State. Official Election Returns. State of Missouri General Election - 2008 General Election, Missouri Secretary of State ( (accessed 04 Mar 2009)
  • Source for Population data: U.S. Census Bureau.
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