Press "Enter" to skip to content

Missouri Republicans Unite Behind Governor Mike Parson; Endorse His 2020 Campaign for Governor

Press Release

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. — On the heels of a “complete and total” endorsement by President Trump, Governor Mike Parson today received the endorsement of over 125 Missouri Republican officials in his campaign for governor.  This strong early support for Governor Parson shows Missouri Republicans are united behind his leadership and committed to working together for all Missourians.

Governor Parson received the endorsement of over 125 Missouri Republican officials including Lt. Gov. Mike Kehoe, Secretary of State Jay Ashcroft, Treasurer Scott Fitzpatrick, Attorney General Eric Schmitt, Senate President Pro Tem Dave Schatz, House Speaker Elijah Haahr and the following state senators and representatives:

Sens. Mike Bernskoetter, Justin Brown, Eric Burlison. Mike Cierport , Sandy Crawford, Mike Cunningham, Bill Eigel, Ed Emery, Dan Hegeman, Denny Hoskins, Lincoln Hough, Andrew Koenig, Doug Libla, Tony Luetkemeyer, Cindy O’Laughlin, Bob Onder, Jeanie Riddle, Gary Romine, Caleb Rowden, David Sater, Wayne Wallingford, Bill White, and Paul Wieland.

Reps. Vic Allred, Sonya Anderson, Allen Andrews, Dottie Bailey, Ben Baker, Chuck Basye, Hardy Billington, John Black, Rusty Black, Jack Bondon, Bob Bromley, Danny Busick, Jason Chipman, Jeff Coleman, Mary Elizabeth Coleman, Dirk Deaton, Bruce DeGroot, Chris Dinkins, Shamed Dogan, Dean Dohrman, J. Eggleston, Karla Eslinger, David Evans, Bill Falkner, Craig Fishel, Travis Fitzwater, Rick Francis, Elaine Gannon, David Gregory, Derek Grier, Aaron Griesheimer, Dave Griffith, Kent Haden, Mike Haffner, Tom Hannegan, Jim Hansen, Steve Helms, Mike Henderson, Ron Hicks, Dan Houx, Barry Hovis, Bradley Hudson, Jeff Justus, Ann Kelley, Hannah Kelly, Bill Kidd, Jeff Knight, Glen Kolkmeyer, Warren Love, Steve Lynch, Don Mayhew, Andrew McDaniel, Peggy McGaugh, Jeff Messenger, Rocky Miller, Lynn Morris, Herman Morse, Dave Muntzel, Jim Murphy, Mike O’Donnell, Jon Patterson, Donna Pfautsch, Patricia Pike, Dean Plocher, Brad Pollitt, Suzie Pollock, Jeff Porter, Rodger Reedy, Holly Rehder, Tim Remole, Doug Richey, Louis Riggs, Lane Roberts, Don Rone, Robert Ross, Becky Ruth, Adam Schnelting, Nick Schroer, Greg Sharpe, Dan Shaul, Jeff Shawan, Brenda Shields, Noel Shull, John Simmons, Cody Smith, Sheila Solon, Chrissy Sommer, Michael Stephens, Kathy Swan, Nathan Tate, Cheri Toalson Reisch, Curtis Trent, Rudy Veit, Rob Vescovo, Sara Walsh, John Wiemann, Kenneth Wilson, David Wood, and Dale Wright.

“We are united, strong and committed to moving Missouri forward,” said Governor Parson. “I am honored and humbled to have the tremendous support of Republican leaders from across our state and for their willingness to partner with us on job creation, education and infrastructure. I have always believed we are stronger when we are united, and together we are committed to working for all Missourians.”

“Governor Parson’s strong leadership has resulted in record low unemployment, rising wages, and thousands of new jobs for our working families. Small businesses and job creators are investing in Missouri again, and I am proud to serve our great state alongside Governor Parson.  I am pleased to endorse my friend and colleague – the 57th Governor of our great state – because he is a proven leader who works for Missouri.  Claudia and I look forward to joining the Governor and First Lady on the campaign trail to help him win in 2020 and to continue delivering real results for Missourians.”

-Missouri Lieutenant Governor Mike Kehoe

“As we approach next year’s election, it is important that we have leaders in Missouri that support freedom and individual rights.  I was proud to be at the Governor’s campaign kickoff with other statewide leaders and look forward to supporting our ticket in 2020.”

-Missouri Secretary of State Jay Ashcroft

“Governor Parson is a principled conservative, a family man, and most importantly a man of faith who is a straight shooter and a great person. I’m honored to serve with him in the executive branch and fully support him in his campaign to continue working for the people of Missouri as our Governor.”

-Missouri State Treasurer Scott Fitzpatrick

“Governor Parson’s pro-growth policies are helping create tens of thousands of new jobs and opportunities for Missourians. We are united in our mission to helping ensure every Missourian has the opportunity to achieve the American Dream. Governor Parson is the right leader at the right time and we need him the governor’s office.”

-Attorney General Eric Schmitt

“I endorse Governor Parson because he works hard for Missouri like no leader I have ever seen. It has been a pleasure to work with Mike Parson and I am looking forward to four more years of seeing Mike in the governor’s office.”

-President Pro Tem of the Missouri State Senate Dave Schatz

“Mike Parson has served this state as a sheriff, a lawmaker, and now as Governor. He took office during a turbulent era in Missouri and has led with honor and strength. He is the right person to lead our state and I will do everything I can to ensure he continues to serve as our Governor.”

-House Speaker Elijah Haahr

For more information go to, @MikeParson on Twitter and