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Stukins named new Missouri GOP executive director

Stukins named new Missouri GOP executive director

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. – The Missouri Republican Party has its new executive director. Monday afternoon, the party announced that Louisiana political operative Austin Stukins would serve in the position starting March 27 of this year. The Missouri GOP President Todd Graves said Stukins, a “real deal Cajun from New Orleans,” impressed him with his work

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Hancock and Prouty form new political firm

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. – Two former Missouri Republican Party leaders are taking their talents to the private sector. Former MOGOP Chairman John Hancock (pictured, featured image) and former MOGOP Executive Director Jonathon Prouty announced Wednesday the launch of Hancock & Prouty – a political research, strategy, and communications firm. Under their leadership the past few years,

Gov.-elect Eric Greitens is backing former U.S. Attorney Todd Graves (second from the right) to be the next chairman of Missouri Republican Party. PHOTO/ Lana Crain - Facebook

Missouri GOP selects Todd Graves as next chairman

COLUMBIA, Mo. — Just two months after a historic election for the Missouri Republican Party, the Missouri Republican State Committee elected its new officers. The GOP swept all seven statewide elections this past November, all while retaining their supermajorities in the House and Senate – a testament to the efforts of the GOP leaders leaving

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Alex Zumsteg: Climbing the statehouse ladder

How one staffer found her direction in Missouri politics JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. – The name “Alex Zumsteg” may not draw a lot of recognition outside of Missouri’s political realm, but behind the scenes of the state capitol, she’s a force to be reckoned with. The Otterville native never thought a job in politics was in

Gov.-elect Eric Greitens is backing former U.S. Attorney Todd Graves (second from the right) to be the next chairman of Missouri Republican Party. PHOTO/ Lana Crain - Facebook

Todd Graves receives widespread support to become new MO GOP chair

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. – Members of statewide Republican leadership, including Gov.-elect Eric Greitens, have thrown their support behind former U.S. Attorney Todd Graves for the position as chair of the party. With John Hancock leaving the post after a two-year stint as Republican party chairman, every Republican Congressman and statewide elected official has come out

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Hancock not running for MRP party chair in 2017

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. – After presiding over one of the most successful election cycles for Republicans in a generation, Missouri Republican Party Chairman John Hancock announced Thursday night that he would not re-election to the position. However, Hancock said he made the decision not to run long ago, just after he was elected in February 2015. He

Eric Greitens celebrates with supporters after winning the gubernatorial race for Missouri on November 8, 2016. BEN PETERS/MISSOURI TIMES

Republicans sweep statewides, usher in new era of Missouri politics

Missouri Democrats wake up to stark new reality ST. LOUIS – By February, State Auditor Nicole Galloway will soon be the highest-ranked Democratic statewide elected official in Missouri, not including U.S. Senate seats. That will be because she will be the only Democratic statewide elected official in Missouri. Republicans pulled off a clean sweep of

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Restraining order and tax liens make the 70th district the nastiest race in the state

MARYLAND HEIGHTS, Mo. – Rep. Bill Otto is running for Congress, and the race to replace him may be the nastiest race in the state. Voters in the Maryland Heights-centered district have been inundated with attacks on Republican candidate Mark Matthiesen over a 2008 tax lien. On Friday, mailboxes in the 70th district were filled

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Amendment 4 cites growing support from Republican, Libertarian Parties

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. – Both the Missouri Republican Party and the Missouri Libertarian Party are pushing for voters to cast a yes vote on a ballot measure that would ban a sales tax on services. The state GOP sent a letter to supporters and party members Thursday urging them to vote for Amendment 4, called

Attorney General Chris Koster at the 2016 State of the State Address.

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Republicans, Koster spar over payday lending donations

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. – Democratic nominee for governor Chris Koster has come under a new line of attack from the Missouri Republican Party today over his supposed involvement with the payday lending industry. The Republican Party says that Koster took money from the industry during his time as attorney general after pledging to prosecute payday

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