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October Tip Sheet: Statewides

October Tip Sheet: Statewides

Governor: LEAN KOSTER Latest Missouri Times Poll: Koster 48% – Greitens 41% This is close to being a toss-up, but Koster has shown a consistent above-the-margin-of-error lead. However, after several weeks of responding to attacks on his charity, attacking Republicans and conservative groups who were endorsing his opponent, and getting boxed into reneging on releasing

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Speaker assisting battleground districts across state

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. – With the election less than three weeks away, candidates across the nation are going to great lengths in an attempt to reach out to voters. But members of the House leadership are trying a different approach from the usual campaign stops. They’re hitting the pavement, passing out flyers, knocking on doors,

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Greitens aims to tie Koster to Clinton

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. – Eric Greitens has found ground to attack Chris Koster in the race for governor, using Koster’s connections to Hillary Clinton as fodder for attacks. Greitens released an ad this week tieing Koster to some of Clinton’s policy initiatives and his campaign attacked the Democrat over get out the vote money Clinton


POLL: Koster leads but down ballot looks good for statewide Republicans

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. – Democratic Attorney General Chris Koster maintained his lead in the race for governor, but it’s looking like a strong year for down-ballot Republican statewide candidates. In the weekly Missouri Times poll, Koster checked in with a seven point lead, within his margin of error from last week when he lead Republican

Next governor will have to address transportation

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. – Amid all the talk of “corrupt” politicians, gun rights and television ads, there hasn’t been much discussion during the governor’s race of a subject that directly affects most Missourians every day and will likely be a crucial element of the next governor’s tenure: transportation infrastructure. The state ranks 7th in the


Latest attacks on Amendment 3 revolve around abortion

Select pro-life, pro-choice groups oppose, remain neutral or stay silent on ballot measure JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. – With just three weeks until the Nov. 8 election, voters will decide whether or not to enshrine Amendment 3, the Early Childhood Education Amendment, into the state’s constitution. The Missouri Times has written for months about the fight that

Release: AFP-MO Drops Six-Figure Digital Ad Buy: “Kander’s Flood of Obamacare Lies”

  The digital ad buy compliments a new mail ad focusing on Kander’s support for Obamacare  JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. — Americans for Prosperity – Missouri (AFP-MO), the leading grassroots organization opposing Jason Kander for U.S. Senate, released two new ads today educating Missouri voters about Jason Kander’s position on Obamacare. Each ad outlines the rising

Release: NARAL Pro-Choice Missouri Urges Voters to Reject Amendment 3

ST. LOUIS — Missouri’s leading pro-choice group has come out against Amendment 3, saying the proposed cigarette tax plan could steer public funds to anti-choice groups as well as further impeding abortion access in the state. “NARAL Pro-Choice Missouri supports women and families’ efforts to raise healthy kids. But Big Tobacco’s proposed amendment does more