Category: Campaigns

Is the Republican caucus getting too big? Lakin says no.

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. – With Tuesday’s special elections, Republicans still hold their supermajorities in both chambers of the Missouri legislature. But with so many conservatives, many have been asking if the party is getting too big to remain united. “Any political party that is successful will have differences of opinion. […]

Election Night 2017: Cierpiot surges to victory in SD 8 special

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. – Election Day has officially come and passed, and there will now be two new members joining the Missouri Legislature. But the biggest headline from Election Day across Missouri is Rep. Mike Cierpiot now becoming Senator-elect Cierpiot, following a decisive victory over up-and-comer Democrat Hillary Shields and […]

St. Louis County Police Association endorses Cierpiot for SD 8 bid

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. – An ad put out by State Representative Mike Cierpiot in his bid for the State Senate District 8 seat one week ago received mixed reactions. That’s because of the ad, titled “Safer Missouri,” which claimed that the recent unrest in St. Louis has made the Show-Me […]

New Shields’ mailer seeks to further split GOP votes in SD 8 special election

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. – With Election Day just a day away, all eyes seem to be watching Senate District 8 as voters look to decide who will replace former Sen. Will Kraus in Missouri’s upper chamber. The campaign has taken several interesting turns in the past few months, with Democrats […]

Cierpiot, Shields prepare for close SD 8 race

LEE’S SUMMIT, Mo. – Two days before the highly contested SD 8 special election, Democrat Hillary Shields’ climbs out of her little red car, armed with a satchel full of information pamphlets, and knocks on the door of a potential constituent. The door opens. “Hi, I’m Hillary. I’m running in […]

Linton, Revis look to square off in HD 97 special election

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. – The special election to replace the outgoing Rep. John McCaherty may be months away, but that doesn’t mean the candidates are resting easily. Right now, two candidates have thrown their hats into the ring to replace McCaherty, who left office to run for Jefferson County Executive […]

Brad Bakker announces HD 84 campaign

ST. LOUIS – Brad Bakker, associate attorney at Armstrong Teasdale, has announced his candidacy for HD 84. As of writing, no other candidate has officially announced that they are running in the heavily Democratic district. Rep. Karla May currently represents HD 84 and faces term limits. She has run unopposed […]