Missouri Revised Statutes

Chapter 115
Election Authorities and Conduct of Elections
Section 115.343

August 28, 2014

Winner of primary to be only candidate of that party for that office--write-in in general election deemed independent.

115.343. The person receiving the greatest number of votes at a primary election as a party candidate for an office shall be the only candidate of that party for the office at the general election. The name of such candidate shall be placed on the official ballot at the general election unless he is removed or replaced as provided by law. Write-in candidates at a general election shall be considered to be independent candidates and may only be voted for if written on the ballot as an independent.

(L. 1977 H.B. 101 ยง 10.090, A.L. 1983 S.B. 234)

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