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Amendment 2 on the Aug. 4 ballot in Missouri is a constitutional amendment that would expand Medicaid in Missouri.

A "yes" vote would expand Medicaid coverage to households whose income is at 138% or below the poverty line, which would equate to around $26,000 for a family of three. The group that would be impacted would be individuals between the ages of 19 and 65. A "no" vote would oppose the expansion of Medicaid benefits to those people. 

Clayton Anderson can be reached at clayton.anderson@newspressnow.com. Follow him on twitter: @NPNowAnderson.

This article originally ran on newspressnow.com.

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