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Elections

Sullivan cites need for fresh ideas, varied experience in county government

Sid Sullivan is challenging incumbent Karen Miller for the post of Boone County Southern District commissioner.

Primary primer: Karen Miller seeks another term as Boone County commissioner

Boone County Southern District Commissioner Karen Miller is seeking another four-year term after 16 years in office

Republican gubernatorial candidates back Medicaid cuts

U.S. Rep. Kenny Hulshof and Treasurer Sarah Steelman held a debate on St. Louis radio station KMOX to compare their positions to each other’s and Democratic Attorney General Jay Nixon’s.

Nixon unveils health care plan in Columbia

The attorney general promised if he's elected governor, he'll restore the Medicaid cuts signed into law by Gov. Matt Blunt.

McCain, Obama say Missouri vets back them

Presidential candidates John McCain and Barack Obama each tried to lay claim to the support of Missouri veterans on Tuesday.

Democratic House candidates back moratorium on death penalty

Four Missouri House district candidates attend news conference to support former death row inmate Joe Amrine’s call for a halt on executions.

Primary primer: Barb Bishop runs for county assessor

Ashland alderwoman is incumbent Tom Schauwecker’s first challenger in 19 years.

24th District race continues expensive trend

The 24th district race for the Missouri House of Representatives, which was the most expensive in state history in 2006, is gearing up for more of the same this year. Both candidates have amassed more money than the 2006 candidates had raised at this time during that race.

Anti-tax group begins running TV ads against Luetkemeyer

The Washington-based Club for Growth, which has endorsed Republican rival Bob Onder, says it is spending $100,000 for the ads to attack Luetkemeyer as a supporter of higher taxes. A Luetkemeyer spokesman blasted the ad as ”a politically motivated distortion of Blaine Luetkemeyer’s record."

Primary Primer: Tom Schauwecker, Boone County’s Tax Man

Sharon Schauwecker has seen her husband through his entire professional career: from his business classes at MU where he realized his love of real estate, to his first run for Boone County Assessor in 1988, when he visited thousands of homes campaigning door-to-door, to today, as he faces his first re-election battle in 19 years. With just two weeks left before the Aug. 5 Democratic primary, Schauwecker continues his fight to keep his seat as Boone County’s tax man.

Harris unveils proposals to block phone calls, spam

The Democratic candidate for attorney general unveiled plans to expand the state’s no-call list and crack down on e-mail spammers.

Primary Primer: Candidates for governor outline platforms on key issues

The six candidates for governor seeking party nominations in the Aug. 5 primary offer a summary of where they stand on topics that drive the campaign.

Primary primer: Lieutenant governor candidates offer stances on issues

The 10 candidates for lieutenant governor competing for party nominations on the Aug. 5 primary ballot outline their positions on key issues.

Hulshof, Kinder team up before primary

Their campaign agenda includes making government more transparent and accountable, increasing funding for higher education, focusing on economic development and increasing access to affordable health care.

Primary primer: Race for the Missouri attorney general

The five candidates for attorney general on the Aug. 5 primary ballot explain their positions on some of the more important issues in the race.

Kinder expected to endorse Hulshof for governor

The lieutenant governor is scheduled to appear with the congressman on Monday in Cape Girardeau for the announcement.

Missouri campaign contribution limits repealed

Gov. Matt Blunt said Friday that he has signed legislation repealing the limits on campaign contributions. The change in the rules goes into effect Aug. 28, in plenty of time to affect the November elections.

State House of Representative candidates answer questions at forum

The League of Women Voters held a public forum where voters could meet and question any of the five candidates seeking the Democratic nomination in the 23rd and 25th Missouri legislative districts.

High-stakes gambling initiative survives court challenge

An initiative to allow high-stakes gambling in Missouri overcame a court challenge Thursday from opponents who claimed its official ballot summary could mislead voters.

UPDATE: Women share concerns with Michelle Obama in KC

Obama held a roundtable discussion at the University of Missouri-Kansas City on Thursday.

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