Missouri Senate backs bill to delay candidacy filing

Wednesday, February 15, 2012 | 6:35 p.m. CST; updated 10:18 a.m. CST, Thursday, February 16, 2012

JEFFERSON CITY — Missouri senators are quickly trying to postpone the state's candidacy filing period for the 2012 elections because of lingering uncertainties about the boundaries for state Senate, House of Representatives and U.S. congressional districts.