Author: Tim Curtis

Top State Senate Races: A Week in Review

SD 19 – Webber/Rowden Rowden ad challenges Webber on public safety Rep. Caleb Rowden has launched an attack against Rep. Stephen Webber, his Democratic opponent for the 19th District Senate seat, criticizing Webber for votes that Rowden says could have made mid-Missouri less safe for kids. An ad released by […]

Several house candidates behind on filing Missouri Ethics Commission quarterly report

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. – Several House candidates have not filed an October Quarterly Report with the Missouri Ethics Commission and face accumulating fines until the reports are filed. The candidates include Democrats and Republicans and current representatives, including members in or running for leadership positions. Rep. Joe Don McGaugh, R-Carrollton; […]

Greitens trims Koster’s lead as Trump surges in Missouri

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. – While Chris Koster leads Eric Greitens narrowly, Donald Trump has reopened a double-digit lead in Missouri and Amendment 3 faces a large deficit as the latest Missouri Times polling brings key races into focus with less than two weeks before polls close. In the fluctuating race […]

Clashes over Amendment 3 continue as questions arise over appropriation of funds

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. – As polling shows Amendment 3 falling behind, a group supporting the amendment announced a new national endorsement while a group of educators called the amendment a potential slush fund for politicians and private schools. Missouri Times polling showed Wednesday that more Missourians favor a “no” on […]

MRP attacks Kander over election issues, ties to Clinton and more

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. — The Missouri Republican Party came out strongly against Democratic U.S. Senate candidate Jason Kander over the past week, attacking him over his connection to the Hillary Clinton campaign, his wife’s job as a lobbyist and Kander’s efficacy as secretary of state. While in the governor’s race […]

Speaker pro tem candidates raise funds for party

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. — For caucus members who might want the next pro tem to be a prolific fundraiser, committee contribution numbers could be significant. Over the last election cycle, Rep. Elijah Haahr has demonstrated the greatest fundraising prowess and been most generous with that money, providing more than $132,000 […]