High stakes also carry high risk for Mo. Republican primary

Sunday, February 3, 2008 | 6:34 p.m. CST; updated 11:53 p.m. CDT, Saturday, July 19, 2008

JEFFERSON CITY — Voter interest appears high for Missouri’s presidential primaries. The number of delegates at stake is high, too. But until this weekend, the candidates’ interest in Missouri, particularly Republicans, seemed comparatively low.