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Walsh, Crawford claim victories for GOP in special elections

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. – Republicans have claimed two seats to add to their supermajorities in the Missouri General Assembly with two special election victories on Tuesday night. Republican candidate Sara Walsh claimed a victory over Democratic candidate Michela Skelton for the House seat in District 50, the seat formerly held […]

Walsh, Skelton share visions for Missouri in candidate forum

COLUMBIA, Mo. – The race to fill the seat vacated by former state Representative Caleb Jones features two strong women seeking to become the next freshman to join the Missouri House. Democrat Michela Skelton and Republican Sara Walsh on Wednesday evening sat down together to take part in a candidate […]

Meth incidents down, lawmaker points to NPLEx system as cause

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. – Members of the Missouri legislature and the Missouri Pharmacy Association gathered at the Whaley’s East End Pharmacy Tuesday morning for a demonstration of the National Precursor Log Exchange (NPLEx), which is being used to fight back against Missouri’s meth problem. The NPLEx system looks to curb […]

Walsh officially earns GOP nomination to run for HD 50 representative

ASHLAND, Mo. – Longtime Mid-Missouri Republican operative Sara Walsh officially won her party’s nomination to run for state representative of House District 50 in an uncontested vote by the district’s Republican caucus. During her acceptance speech, Walsh, who has long wanted to become an elected official, choked up and thanked […]

Nixon sets date for special election to fill vacant House seat

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. – Gov. Jay Nixon announced Friday he would set a special election to fill the seat for the 50th district in the Missouri House of Representatives for Aug. 8, 2017. Rep. Caleb Jones resigned the seat earlier this week to serve as Gov.-elect Eric Greitens’ Deputy Cheif of Staff. The […]

Walsh prepares run for Jones’ House seat

ASHLAND, Mo. – Not even 24 hours after Rep. Caleb Jones decided to join Gov.-elect Eric Greitens’ staff, Southern Boone County Republicans have a potential candidate waiting in the wings for the inevitable special election for his House seat. Longtime Republican operative and 2016 Republican National Convention delegate Sara Walsh […]

Missouri at the RNC: Day One

With the Republican National Convention in Cleveland this week, the Missouri Times will be featuring daily updates of the Republicans who have decided to attend the convention in Ohio. Rep. Diane Franklin, R-Camdenton met Speaker of the House Paul Ryan, R-Wisc., on her flight into Cleveland Sunday, and state committeewoman and […]

Hancock leading state GOP into the future

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JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. – Missouri Republican Party Chairman John Hancock has weathered a storm of bad press that few experience, let alone, outlast in their lifetimes. After months of laying low, the party held a successful fundraiser last week that may put the Party back in the black and on the […]