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Elections

Ethics Commission not finished with Koster

Several complaints about Chris Koster's fundraising have yet to be handled by the state Ethics Commission. These were filed by a Lee's Summit resident in June.

UPDATE: Koster officially wins attorney general race by 780 votes

Margaret Donnelly now has seven days to ask for a recount.

Hulshof promotes energy plan in House speech

He addresses chamber during August recess to encourage exploration for energy in Missouri as well as in Alaska's Arctic National Wildlife Reserve.

Young delegates prepare for Democratic convention

Earlier this week, a trio of students attended a fundraiser held in their honor before traveling to next week's Democratic National Convention in Denver.

UPDATE: Recount sought in attorney general race

Margaret Donnelly, who lost to Chris Koster in the Democratic primary by fewer than 800 votes, will ask for a recount when the election results are certified.

Recount sought in attorney general race

Margaret Donnelly, who lost the Democratic primary by fewer than 800 votes to Chris Koster, plans to ask for a recount after the election results are certified.

Eminent domain group challenges ballot decision

The group, which circulated petitions to restrict eminent domain, is arguing that the secretary of state wrongly invalidated thousands of signatures on those petitions.

Lawsuits challenge casino ballot measure

The two lawsuits contend the measure violates the Missouri Constitution's prohibition against petitions dealing with more than one subject.

Gubernatorial candidates Nixon, Hulshof speak to rural audience

The candidates showed their differences on higher education funding and how judges are selected.

Washington Democrats target 9th District

Judy Baker's resounding primary win has the Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee thinking the 9th - which elected Kenny Hulshof to office six times - can be taken.

Webber, Still win Democratic nods for state House seats

Both win by large margins.

Karen Miller wins Southern District commissioner race

The incumbent beat Sid Sullivan with 70.6 percent of the vote.

Richards wins Democratic nomination for public administrator

Cathy Richards won the Democratic nomination for Boone County public administrator on Tuesday, setting up a November general election contest against Republican John D. Sullivan.

Zweifel wins Democratic race for treasurer

In November, Zweifel will face state Sen. Brad Lager, of Savannah, who was uncontested in the Republican primary.

Incumbent legislators did well at the polls

Only one of the 134 lawmakers seeking re-election was defeated.

Page, Kinder are nominees for lieutenant governor

Both easily win their primary elections.

Moderators named for presidential, vice presidential debates

Gwen Ifill of PBS will moderate the vice presidential debate in St. Louis.

Gubernatorial candidates Hulshof, Steelman make final campaign push

Both Hulshof and Steelman have planned final campaign stops that branch away from southwest Missouri.

Students find experience, summer jobs on political campaigns

Some volunteer and others get paid, often working long hours as the November election nears.

VOTERS GUIDE — AUGUST 2008 PRIMARY

The Boone County Clerk's office expects about 32,000 voters to cast the ballots Tuesday that will determine who will move on to November's general election.

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