Off and Running

Wednesday, March 31, 2004 | 12:00 a.m. CST; updated 5:05 p.m. CDT, Saturday, July 19, 2008

Here’s a look at candidates thus far for federal and statewide offices and for legislative offices representing Columbia and Boone County. Tuesday was the deadline for filing. Also included is the city of each candidate’s official mailing address and his or her party affiliation.

U.S. Senator

Charles Berry, St. Louis, Democrat

Ronald Bonar, Versailles, Democrat

Nancy Farmer, St. Louis, Democrat

Michael Steger, St. Louis, Republican

Kit Bond, Mexico, Republican

Kevin Tull, Kansas City, Libertarian


Bob Holden, St. Louis, Democrat

Claire McCaskill, St. Louis, Democrat

Jim LePage, Jefferson City, Democrat

Jeffery Emrick, Blue Summit, Democrat

Karen Lee Dee Skelton-Memhardt, Wildwood, Republican

John D. Weller, St. Louis, Republican

Matt Blunt, Jefferson City, Republican

Jennie Lee (Jen) Sievers, Jackson, Republican

Martin Lindstedt, Granby, Republican

Jeff Killian, Jackson, Republican

Roy W. Lang, Davisville, Republican

Randall (Randy) D. Langkraehr, Warrensburg, Libertarian

John M. Swenson, Kirbyville, Libertarian

Lieutenant Governor

Rebecca McDowell (Bekki) Cook, Cape Girardeau, Democrat

Ken Jacob, Columbia, Democrat

Patricia (Pat) Secrest, Manchester, Republican

Peter Kinder, Cape Girardeau, Republican

Bruce Hillis, Dexter, Republican

Mike Ferguson, Belton, Libertarian

Secretary of State

Robin Carnahan, St. Louis, Democrat

Catherine Hanaway, Creve Couer, Republican

Christopher Davis, Springfield, Libertarian

State Treasurer

Jason Klumb, Butler, Democrat

Mark Powell, Arnold, Democrat

Mark C. Abel, Crystal City, Democrat

Chet Boeke, St. Charles, Republican

Al Hanson, Concordia, Republican

(Will) William R. Pundmann, St. Charles, Republican

Tom Klein, St. Louis, Republican

Sarah Steelman, Rolla, Republican

Anita Yeckel, St. Louis, Republican

Blaine Luetkemeyer, St. Elizabeth, Republican

Lisa J. Emerson, Raytown, Libertarian

Attorney General

Jeremiah W. (Jay) Nixon, Jefferson City, Democrat

Chris Byrd, Kansas City, Republican

Dewey Crepeau, Columbia, Republican

David R. Browning, Oak Grove, Libertarian

9th District U.S. Representative

Linda Jacobsen, St. Charles, Democrat

Kenny C. Hulshof, Columbia, Republican

Andrew Giesen, Defiance, Libertarian

19th District State Senator

Tim Harlan, Columbia, Democrat

Chuck Graham, Columbia, Democrat

Q. Michael Ditmore, Columbia, Republican

Kat Cunningham, Rocheport, Republican*

Andrew E. Spain, Columbia, Republican

A. Sage, Moberly, Republican

9th District State Representative

Wes Shoemyer, Clarence, Democrat

Jeff Hedberg, Centralia, Republican

21st District State Representative

Lloyd Becker, Columbia, Democrat

Steve Hobbs, Mexico, Republican

23rd District State Representative

Jeff Harris, Columbia, Democrat

Dan Fischbach, Columbia, Republican

24th District State Representative

Travis Ballenger, Columbia, Democrat

Greg Casey, Columbia, Democrat

Carole Iles, Ashland, Republican

Ed Robb, Columbia, Republican

25th District State Representative

Rick Raven, Columbia, Democrat

D. Duane Dimmitt, Columbia, Democrat

Judy Baker, Columbia, Democrat

Lara Underwood, Columbia, Democrat

Mike Blum, Columbia, Democrat

Russell P. Breyfogle Jr., Columbia, Democrat

Joel Jeffries, Columbia, Republican

*While Cunningham is officially a candidate, she withdrew from the race last week.

Source: Missouri Secretary of State's Office

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