Election Day Tidings
Oh what a beautiful morning:
A good day for stem cell research supporters in several key elections:
First, the ballot initiative in Missouri:
St. Louis Post-Dispatch--here are the raw numbers.And here's a story:
Constitutional Amendment #2 Constitutional
amendment to allow any stem cell research that federal law
98% of precincts
Updated: 11/8/2006 6:48:01 AM
Stem cell proposal wins, AP says
By Matt Franck
A Missouri ballot measure to protect embryonic stem cell research won slim voter approval Tuesday, narrowly surviving an opposition campaign that for weeks had eroded the measure’s popularity, according to the Associated Press, which called the measure shortly before 2:30 a.m. Wednesday.
In other state news, in Wisconsin, Jim Doyle has retained the governorship, and in Michigan Jennifer Granholm has also kept her post. Stem cell research has been a campaign issue in both states.