But its number has come up when some residents received odd phone calls encouraging them to write in Hillary Clinton's name for president.
The Republican and Democratic candidates, who met in a debate Friday in Columbia, also agreed that transparency is necessary to build trust with taxpayers.
Republican Peter Kinder, Democrat Sam Page and Libertarian Teddy Fleck sparred over health care, public financing and Missouri's Sunshine Law.
Three secretary of state candidates disagreed on issues of absentee ballots, mail-in ballots and photo ID requirements at the polls during Friday's debate.
Missouri attorney general candidates Mike Gibbons and Chris Koster declared their opposition to a campaign tactic that they both admitted using — automated telephone calls. The denunciations — and the admissions — were made at the candidates’ first debate, which was held at the MU School of Journalism on Thursday.
Although audience members at Thursday’s gubernatorial and attorney general debates at MU’s School of Journalism followed the instructions to hold all applause until the end of the debate, they still had a lot to say about each candidate.
Voters will get a chance to decide whether investor-owned utilities must boost their use of renewable energy sources.
The Republican gubernatorial candidate also said he would bring more private money to colleges and universities.
His 40-minute speech at the Activity and Recreation Center focused on economic issues, especially on those likely to affect middle-class Americans.
Supporters at the Columbia Activity and Recreation Center on Tuesday morning said Sen. Joe Biden, the Democratic vice-presidential nominee, has the personality and experience to succeed.
Obama and Palin used their campaign stops over the weekend to fire off accusations over enormous earmarks each have asked to use in their respective home states.
Focusing on Obama’s spending habits, McCain and Palin returned for the second time in eight days to a critical swing state.
Some intersections will be shut down Tuesday morning during a visit by the Democratic vice presidential candidate.
The vice presidential candidate will speak at the ARC at 9:30 a.m. Tuesday.
Republican Congressman Kenny Hulshof and Democratic Attorney General Jay Nixon both confirm they will participate in a 3:15 p.m. debate on Sept. 11.
Many reiterated a common theme in backing Republicans' decision to postpone convention events in favor of focusing on aid to victims of Hurricane Gustav: Patriotism has no party.
The Republican presidential campaign made a stop in O’Fallon on Sunday in preparation for the upcoming convention in Minnesota, but the focus was more on Sarah Palin and the impending hurricane.
Young and old, black residents talk about what it means to them to see a black man receive the Democratic nomination for president.
Students who watched Barack Obama's Democratic National Convention speech on television were impressed by his push for unity and change, but not all were sold on the candidate.