Mike Parson
Mike Parson

Gov. Parson postpones April elections

Governor Mike Parson announced Wednesday municipal elections across the state scheduled for April 7 are postponed until June 2 because of COVID-19.

Parson signed the executive order based on a request from Secretary of State Jay Ashcroft.

The governor said postponing the elections will keep state residents and poll workers safe.

As of right now, the ballots printed for April will be used on the postponed date.

(This story was last updated at 6:29 a.m. Thursday.)

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