Category: Senate

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 […]

Bukowsky: Dems involvement in SD 8 “diabolical”

ST. LOUIS – As the SD 8 special election heats up, the panelists on Sunday’s episode of This Week in Missouri talked about political strategies that could allow Democrat Hillary Shields a chance to win over Republican Rep. Mike Cierpiot and Independent Jacob Turk. Such a victory, as Democrat panelists […]

Anarchy in the 8th: Democrats score big win over Republicans placing Turk on ballot

LEE’S SUMMIT, Mo. – As more records are becoming public, the evidence of the large-scale, well-coordinated Democratic effort to place a widely known but perennially unsuccessful Republican politician Jacob Turk on the ballot in the 8th Senate District is coming to light.  In a move of political brilliance, and well-organized […]

Rep. Nate Belt Walker to run for SD 18

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. – State Representative Nate Belt Walker announced he will run for state Senate District 18 to replace Sen. Brian Munzlinger who faces term limits. Walker gained attention in October when he suggested reviewing how Missouri contributes to NFL teams. A vocal dissident to players protesting the national […]

October Quarterly Filings: What we learned

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. – With the October quarterly filing deadline passed, we took a look at some of the big takeaways from the filing reports, as well as a few interesting tidbits. October 2017 Missouri Quarterly Filings Here’s what we found noteworthy: Greitens’ campaign and office: Close living quarters The […]

October 2017 Missouri Quarterly Filings

Here are the quarterly filing reports for those seeking office, nationwide, statewide and in the Missouri House and Senate. You can scroll across the tables to see the total contributions, expenditures, and indebtedness for each candidate seeking to run. Click the link to open the PDF files. Any candidates with […]