Kinder was the lone Republican to win statewide office four years ago when Democrats rolled. After facing several challenges during his second term, Kinder skipped an anticipated run for governor and this summer survived an expensive and robust GOP lieutenant governor primary.
Perhaps overshadowed by other statewide races, the campaign for Missouri treasurer is a battle over the responsibilities of the position and the experience necessary to hold it.
Voter ID requirements and ballot summaries are two of the biggest issues dividing Shane Shoeller and Jason Kander as they campaign to succeed Secretary of State Robin Carnahan.
Compare how much money candidates have raised and spent with the interactive graphic below. Contributions include money from committees, businesses and individuals, as well as in-kind donations.
An interactive database produced by the Missourian shows what committees, businesses and people are contributing money to local candidates running for state legislative seats and Boone County offices.
Teresa Hensley is challenging incumbent Republican Vicky Hartzler, who unseated Democrat Ike Skelton following a 33-year run. She believes that partisan divisions are to blame for Congress' current impasse.
The Republican Vicky Hartzler faces Democrat challenger Teresa Hensley for the newly redrawn 4th Congressional District. Hartzler explained that if she is re-elected, her "undo list" will focus on areas that need strengthening.
Thomas Holbrook is one of four candidates seeking Missouri's 4th District seat.
Proposition B seeks to boost the lowest cigarette tax in the nation, but opponents say it's too much.
Residents of Saline County will vote for a county commissioner, sheriff, treasurer and out-of-state use tax.
Pettis County residents will vote on an Eastern County Commissioner, Western County Commissioner and a treasurer.
The ballot issue would eliminate a board of police commissioners appointed by the governor and give the city of St. Louis local control.
Bill Dorsey and Dwight Curly race for county commissioner while Kay Cunningham and Donald Fuhrhop vie to be the public administrator.
Nancy Copenhaver affirmed her claim to the Missourian that Mary Still offered her money to leave the 47th District House primary race, but Still denies such accusation.
Incumbent Ed Fagre and David Hutchison are running for associated commissioner, western district, and incumbent Chris Heitman, Buddy Thompson and John Groves are running for sheriff.
This is a list of candidates in Randolph County running for sheriff, assessor and county commissioner.
Mid-Missouri voters get to elect several county officials this coming general election in November.
This is a list of candidates in Benton County running for circuit judge in the 30th Judicial Circuit and district commissioner in the South District.
A proposed amendment on the Nov. 6 ballot would give the governor the power to appoint four commissioners to the Appellate Judicial Commission, which is responsible for filling vacancies in the Missouri Supreme Court and appellate courts.
One of the three Carroll County commissioner seats is up for grabs this year. Look here for information on the two candidates campaigning for the position.