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Tuesday, 22 October 2013 09:42

St. Louis City is awarded a pair of grants

The City of St. Louis is getting a financial boost in an effort to increase election efficiency and provide up-to-date equipment and services for voters and poll workers.

Secretary of State Jason Kander announced Tuesday the awarding of over $73-thousand in grants to St. Louis City saying, "The right to vote is fundamental and must be available to all eligible Missourians."

The funding is the result of two awards-- The Election Efficiency Grant and a Help America Vote Act Grant. The grants can be used to purchase certified voting equipment and replacement parts, train poll workers and update voter records. 

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