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Road To The Capitol

Over the course of its almost 200 year history, the state of Missouri has held a presidential primary election, or simply a caucus in its process of sending delegates to the Presidential Nominating Convention.  This year, it’s holding both.  The February 7 primary is mandatory according to state statute, and yet the Republican Caucus on March 17 is what will really count this year.  KSMU’s Jennifer Moore spoke with Greene County Clerk Richard Struckhoff about how the state ended up in this confusing predicament.

Greene County is gearing up for an election February 7, and one point of confusion stems from why Missouri is having both a presidential primary election and a caucus. KSMU’s Jennifer Moore has details.

On Monday, Missouri House Speaker Pro Tem Shane Schoeller announced he will run for Secretary in the 2012 elections.   KSMU’s Theresa Bettmann attended his press conference on the steps of the historic courthouse in Springfield, and has this report.

Brunner, the third Republican hoping to defeat Democratic Senator Claire McCaskill in next year's election, has been touring the state meeting with manufacturers. KSMU's Jennifer Moore has details. 

 

 

Springfield auctioneer and realtor Billy Long, who ran on a ticket of being “Fed Up” with federal government spending, is headed to Washington, D.C. The Republican candidate for Missouri’s 7th Congressional seat handily beat his closest opponent, Democrat Scott Eckersley. KSMU’s Jennifer Moore has details.

The mid-term election is Tuesday, and one of the most passionately-fought races is for Missouri’s 7th Congressional seat. Three men are in the race: Republican Billy Long, Democrat Scott Eckersley, and Libertarian Kevin Craig. KSMU invited all three candidates to talk about where they stand, and what they’d do if elected. Here, we hear from Kevin Craig. KSMU's Jennifer Moore reports.

The mid-term election is Tuesday, and one of the most passionately-fought races is for Missouri’s 7th Congressional seat. Three men are in the race: Republican Billy Long, Democrat Scott Eckersley, and Libertarian Kevin Craig. KSMU invited all three candidates to talk about where they stand, and what they’d do if elected. This morning, we hear from Democrat Scott Eckersley.

Democratic candidate for Congress Scott Eckersley says he is still in the race, and that an email sent to local media Friday morning claiming he had dropped out was a hoax. KSMU's Jennifer Moore has the details.

Constitutional Amendment 2 on the November ballot would provide property tax breaks for disabled P-O-W's.