2008 Primary: Missouri decides

Guide for Mid-Missouri voters
Wednesday, January 30, 2008 | 1:52 p.m. CST; updated 12:47 p.m. CDT, Tuesday, July 22, 2008

Missouri has been called a bellwether state during past presidential elections. In “Bellwether Politics in Missouri,” Dave Robertson, a political science professor at the University of Missouri–St. Louis, explained what has made Missouri a consistent indicator of national trends: