Primary candidates begin filing for August elections

Wednesday, February 24, 2010 | 12:01 a.m. CST

COLUMBIA — Tuesday was the first day for candidates to file for the Aug. 3 primary election. After the candidates filed, they select a number by random drawing to determine their placement on the primary ballot. In the ensuing days, candidates are placed on the ballot in the order in which they file.

The dates for candidates to file runs from Tuesday until March 30.

Voters must be registered by July 7 to vote in the August election. Voters can get information on how to register here.

Candidates for Republican, Democrat, Libertarian and Constitution parties can register. Candidates from other parties must collect signatures to appear on the ballot.

The following is the list of candidates that filed Tuesday for the elections in which Boone County residents can vote alphabetically and by party. See the statewide list here.

U.S. Senate

  • Jerry Beck (C)
  • Joe Martellaro (C)
  • Robin Carnahan (D)
  • Francis J. Vangeli (D)
  • Jonathan Dine (L)
  • Roy Blunt (R)
  • Davis Conway (R)
  • Hector Maldonado (R)
  • Kristi Nichols (R)
  • R.L. Praprotnik (R)
  • Chuck Purgason (R)
  • James H. Schmidt (R)
  • Deborah Solomon (R)
  • Mike Vontz (R)

State Auditor

  • Susan Montee (D)
  • Allen Icet (R)
  • Tom Schweich (R)

U.S. Representative - District 9

  • James O. Baker (R)

State Representative - District 21

  • Kelly Schultz (D)
  • Mike Becker (R)

State Representative - District 23

  • Stephen Webber (D)

State Representative - District 24

  • Chris Kelly (D)
  • Laura E. Nauser (R)

State Representative - District 25

  • Mary Wynne Still (D)

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