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Tony Luetkemeyer announces 2018 bid for Senate District 34 seat

Tony Luetkemeyer announces 2018 bid for Senate District 34 seat

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. – Missouri’s 34th Senate District has a new contender for its state senate seat. Tony Luetkemeyer, a conservative resident of Parkville announced his candidacy to replace the term-limited Sen. Rob Schaaf as the new voice for Buchanan and Platte County. The Republican candidate, a cousin once removed from Congressman Blaine Luetkemeyer, is

U.S. Rep. Ann Wagner meets with Missourians during the annual Lincoln Days event in Springfield, Mo.

Soros-backed group targets Wagner’s district with new ads

WASHINGTON, D.C. – An organization tied to Democratic mega donor George Soros has sent out a targeted ad to several Congressional districts around the country, including Missouri Congresswoman Ann Wagner, speaking against efforts by President Donald Trump to repeal and replace the Affordable Care Act. The American Bridge 21st Century Foundation describes itself as a

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2018 Tip Sheet: House

House Races Elected in 2010 – 43 The current breakdown of the huge 2010 class is 35 Republicans and eight Democrats. Interesting to note, that class is the same size as the junior class, which stands at 43 members. This was the class elected after Obamacare in the huge Republican wave and many Democrats have

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Billington shows strong fundraising in bid to replace Richardson

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. –  Republican committeeman and business owner Hardy Billington looks to be well on his way in his bid to claim the 152nd District Seat. In his first quarterly finance report, the candidate ended the quarter with an excess of 100 individual contributors and more than $85,000 on hand, a strong start for

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Missouri Federation of College Republicans elect new board

SPRINGFIELD, Mo. – After a contentious race, Dallas Ernst (University of Missouri) was elected chairman of the Missouri Federation of College Republicans on Saturday, February 25th during the annual College Republican convention at Missouri Republican Party’s Lincoln Days. Completing the state board are Jon Marsh (Evangel), Sarah Buxton (Ozarks Technical Community College), and George Husted

Secretary Ashcroft appoints Co-Directors of Elections Division

Jefferson City, Mo. — Missouri Secretary of State Jay Ashcroft announced the appointments of Brandon Alexander (R) and Chrissy Peters (D) as Co-Directors of the Elections Division. As the State’s Chief Election Official, Ashcroft is committed to restoring confidence in Missouri’s elections, and these appointments signal a strong step in reestablishing relationships with local election authorities.

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Martin looks to transition into elected office in run for alderman

ST. LOUIS – Sarah Wood Martin, a background operator in the Missouri Democratic political scene for years, has decided to step out into the open by launching her own bid for public office. Martin announced her candidacy for alderman of St. Louis’ 11th Ward Jan. 6. “After this last election, the November election, I felt

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Judge rules in Vescovo’s favor on tax case

SALEM, Mo. – A circuit judge found Rep. Rob Vescovo, R-Arnold, did not perform any act that would disqualify him from running for re-election. Vescovo’s opponent in the 112th House District general election, Democrat Robert Butler, filed a civil lawsuit against the representative claiming that nearly $3,000 in delinquent taxes by two of Vescovo’s companies made

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Koenig looks towards general election after come-from-behind primary win

ST. LOUIS – The polls leading up to the state Senate race in the 15th District looked grim for Rep. Andrew Koenig. Down nine points to former Rep. Rick Stream just a week out from the election, it appeared that Stream would rejoin the General Assembly after a two year absence. Election night told a

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New election ordered in Franks-Hubbard case

ST. LOUIS – St. Louis Circuit Judge Rex Burlison ordered a new election in the dispute between Bruce Franks and Rep. Penny Hubbard late Friday, stating in his decision that absentee ballots improperly cast could have affected the outcome of the race. Hubbard won by just 90 votes. The results of that primary no longer stand and

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