Tag: campaigns

Republicans accuse Dems of ‘dirty political games’ in SD 8 race, but could new tactics signal a resurgence?

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. – As the special election for Missouri State Senate District 8 seat draws near, one thing has become clear: Republicans are anxious. The GOP is no longer resting on laurels from the last election, having now witnessed a close and hard-fought race in House District 50 earlier […]

2018 Tip Sheet: House

House Races Elected in 2010 – 43 The current breakdown of the huge 2010 class is 35 Republicans and eight Democrats. Interesting to note, that class is the same size as the junior class, which stands at 43 members. This was the class elected after Obamacare in the huge Republican […]

House candidates that could be back in 2018

Anyone can have a rough night when after months of hard work, the votes roll in and the result goes the other way. However, defeat does not necessarily mean the end of a political career. These candidates, most of them new to politics, showed promise in races, even if they lost […]

MOGOV Countdown: Day 5

We’re five days out from Election Day, and the Greitens’ campaign has come under fire, thanks to a complaint filed by the Missouri Democratic Party. We were told members of the Greitens Group were subpoenaed by the Missouri Ethics Commission after the MDC requested an investigation, alleging that Greitens’ campaign […]

Speaker assisting battleground districts across state

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. – With the election less than three weeks away, candidates across the nation are going to great lengths in an attempt to reach out to voters. But members of the House leadership are trying a different approach from the usual campaign stops. They’re hitting the pavement, passing […]

TWMP: Nasheed, photo voter ID and Koster’s lead in the polls

On Sunday’s episode of “This Week in Missouri Politics,” Sen. Jamilah Nasheed, D-St. Louis, joins host Scott Faughn to discuss her opposition to the gun bill and the photo voter ID bill, and the controversy she generated when she sat during the Pledge of Allegiance during veto session as an […]