State Senator Denny Hoskins has announced his candidacy to be Missouri's 41st Secretary of State, replacing current Secretary of State Jay Ashcroft, who is running for Governor in 2024.
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Jay Ashcroft has served as Missouri’s secretary of state since January 2017.
"It's what the people want!" Paula Prentice, a volunteer with Legal Missouri 2022 and a board member for NORML KC, a non-profit cannabis reform group, said. "People were happy, happy to sign, happy to get medical options."
Secretary of State Jay Ashcroft discussed what's next for him on "This Week in Missouri Politics."
A new poll from a PAC supporting Jay Ashcroft’s anticipated run for governor showed the secretary of state with a lead over Lt. Gov. Mike Kehoe.
Here are the fourth-quarter filing reports for statewide offices in 2021.
The governor said the General Assembly had not made such a request, and this was the first one he had received from the secretary of state.
"Residents in the affected districts will be represented only by their state senator as lawmakers take crucial votes on spending, abortion, and congressional redistricting."
"I think it’s improper that the Department of Justice, for partisan, political purposes, is besmirching the election laws that are duly passed and enacted in the state of Texas."
Missouri’s map would likely remain 6-2 favoring Republicans — instead of a rumored 7-1 —if the draft were approved.
Judge Daniel Green certified the secretary of state’s ballot language and said it "fairly and sufficiently summarizes Amendment 1."