Amendment 6, known as the Voter ID measure, passed in Missouri on Tuesday night with nearly 70 percent of the vote.
Amendment 3 failed by about 500,000 votes, with about three out of every five Missouri voters rejecting the measure. That's despite, in Amendment 3's case, more than $13 million in backing from RJ Reynolds.
About three-quarters of the state parks system's funding comes from the tax, and it also pays for soil and water conservation projects.
By voting "yes", the Missouri Constitution will be amended to establish limits on campaign contributions by individuals or entities to political parties, political committees, or committees to elect candidates for state or judicial office.
Colorado voters have defeated a ballot initiative that would have tripled cigarette taxes. That's also the case with Amendment 4, which would block new sales tax on services, and Amendment 6 which would require a government-issued photo ID to vote.
Amendment 3 would have added 60 cents to the state's cigarette tax over a period of four years. Critics say a voter ID requirement could disenfranchise about 220,000 otherwise eligible Missouri voters and note that the state's promise to pay for photo IDs for those who need them could cost up to $17 million to implement. The law stipulates that if the state doesn't cover such costs, the photo-ID mandate can not be enforced.
Amendment 72 sought to raise the tax on cigars and other tobacco products except for cigarettes from 40 percent of the wholesale price to 62 percent. Proceeds would have gone into an Early Childhood Health and Education Trust Fund. Voters rejected this amendment, 59% to 41%.
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The measure was passing with 61 percent approval with some votes still to be counted.
Continues a one-tenth of 1 percent sales tax used for soil and water conservation and for state parks and historic sites.
The implementation measure would also allow people without photo IDs to cast regular ballots if they sign a legally binding affidavit promising they are who they say they are.
Amendment 4 would prohibit new state or local sales and similar taxes on a service or transaction that didn't have one before, like haircuts and legal services. This would not create the requirement but would allow a future Legislature to pass a law that would do so.
The amendment supporters say will help prevent voter fraud has passed in Missouri.
The convenience store association raised about $6.2 million in 2016, mostly from two non-Missouri manufacturers of discount smokes: Cheyenne International in North Carolina and Xcaliber International in Oklahoma. Some smaller tobacco companies support this measure.