The August primary will whittle down the race for Missouri’s 7th Congressional District: that’s the seat in the US House of Representatives that covers southwest Missouri. KSMU invited all Republican and Democratic candidates running for the seat to come discuss their backgrounds, priorities and campaigns. Today, we hear from Republican Darrell Moore of Springfield. KSMU’s Jennifer Moore reports.
Election year is here again, and Missouri’s August 3rd Primary is right around the corner. KSMU invited all Republican and Democratic Candidates running for the US House of Representatives from Missouri’s 7th district to sit down and talk to us about their campaigns. Today, we hear from Democratic Candidate Scott Eckersley, who spoke to KSMU’s Jennifer Moore.
In anticipation of Missouri’s August 3rd primary, KSMU invited all Republican and Democratic candidates running for Congress in Missouri’s 7th district to stop by our studios and share their ideas. Today, we hear from Republican Jeff Wisdom, who spoke with KSMU’s Jennifer Moore.
Missouri’s primary election is August 3rd. One of the seats up for grabs is southwest Missouri’s seat in the US House of Representatives. KSMU invited all Republican and Democratic candidates running for that seat to stop by for an interview. Today, we’ll hear from Republican Michael Wardell of Nixa.
Republican U.S. Senate Candidate Roy Blunt has started airing television ads about a month before Missouri's primary election. In a time of anti-incumbent sentiment appearing widespread across the nation, the ads do not mention Blunt's service as a Congressman.
Missouri residents who want to vote in the August 3rd primary have only a couple more days to register. The registration deadline is tomorrow. KSMU’s Chasity Mayes tells us where you can go before time is up.
In anticipation of the August primary, KSMU invited all Republican and Democratic candidates running for Congress in the 7th district to sit down to discuss their backgrounds, priorities, and campaigns. In today’s spotlight is Republican Gary Nodler of Joplin. KSMU’s Missy Shelton reports.
In anticipation of the August primary, KSMU invited all Republican and Democratic candidates running for Congress in the 7th district to sit down to discuss their backgrounds, priorities, and campaigns. In today’s spotlight is Republican Jack Goodman of Mount Vernon. KSMU’s Missy Shelton reports
In anticipation of the August primary, KSMU invited all Republican and Democratic candidates running for Congress in the 7th district to sit down to discuss their backgrounds, priorities, and campaigns. In today’s spotlight is Democratic candidate Tim Davis of Branson. KSMU’s Missy Shelton reports.
On Monday, an anti-abortion organization, Missouri Right to Life held a press conference to announce its endorsement of local businessman Billy Long for the seventh Congressional District. KSMU’s Justin Lux was there and has the story.
If you live in Greene County, you have until tomorrow to register to vote for the April municipal elections. You can register at any permanent voter registration site, including schools, libraries, colleges, city hall, and the county courthouse. You may also mail in your registration, as long as it’s postmarked by March 10th.On April 6th, voters will decide issues in eight cities, ten school districts, three fire districts, and will choose candidates for the board of trustees at Ozarks Technical Community College.When you register to vote, you’ll need to bring an acceptable form of identification.
Republican State Senator Jack Goodman announced today (Friday) that he’s running for the 7th Congressional seat, the one Republican Roy Blunt currently holds. Blunt recently announced he’s running for the U.S. Senate seat that opens up next year when Republican Kit Bond retires. With Blunt’s congressional seat now open, Goodman is the first Republican to announce plans to run. KSMU’s Missy Shelton reports.
For African Americans who lived through the civil rights movement and bore witness to segregation, the election of Barack Obama, America’s first black president, marks an emotional milestone. Springfield City Councilman Denny Whayne is one local African American who was moved by what Obama’s election means for the country. KSMU’s Brett Moser reports.
Greene County Democrats filled the ballrooms of the Clarion Hotel on South Glenstone to watch election night coverage and celebrate the many victories for the party, the biggest of which was the election of Barack Obama as president. KSMU’s Brett Moser reported from the event to gather reactions from those in attendance as well as responses from local Democratic candidates.
Local Republicans waited in anticipation at the Oasis Convention Center Tuesday night as a mixed slate of election results were announced throughout the night. KSMU’s Kristian Kriner was there and reports.
While many tend to watch election results come in from the comfort of their own homes, some in Springfield chose to watch at a unique location: a bar. KSMU's Nathan McVay went out to a downtown bar and spoke to the locals who were taking in more than just the results.
Though Democrat Barack Obama emerged the overwhelming victor nationwide Tuesday night, the majority of Greene County voters voted for Republican candidate John McCain. KSMU's Benjamin Fry has more on the candidates who came out ahead in Greene County.
Republican Congressman Kenny Hulshof has conceded the governor's race to his Democratic opponent, Jeremiah "Jay" Nixon. KSMU's Jennifer Moore spoke with reporter Jack Cunningham, who was on the scene in Columbia, moments after Hulshof took the stage to give his concession speech Tuesday night.
We’ve heard the phrase “historic election” countless times. But as to why it’s truly historic gets into a topic that’s a bit sensitive for some: race. The color of one candidate’s skin—namely, Democratic Presidential candidate Barack Obama--is a known factor that will no doubt influence some voters’ decisions to vote for, or against him.
It’s essentially impossible to tell how many people will consider race as a factor. Many don’t admit to basing their decision on that, and some may not even realize it. But we talked with several people of various backgrounds who had plenty to say on the issue. KSMU’s Jennifer Moore reports.
An estimated 30,000 people filled and surrounded Parkview High School's JFK stadium in Springfield Saturday evening to see Barack Obama speak days before Tuesday's historical election. KSMU's Nathan McVay has the story.