Republicans in Greene County did not have a formal watch party, though a group of Ron Paul supporters held a gathering at a local restaurant. KSMU's Missy Shelton spoke with KSMU reporter Greg Leuthen about his conversation with the chair of the Greene County Republican Party.
Americans often take for granted that basic right which is the epitome of democracy: the right to select the nation's leader. KSMU's Jennifer Moore spoke with one local resident who had to go to extreme measures just to cast her ballot.
In a traditional democracy voters arrive at the polls to cast their ballots and return home having done their civic duty. But one group took its participation in the democratic process a step further. KSMU's Erika Brame reports.
Democratic presidential candidate John Edwards was in Springfield Monday night where more than 800 people turned out for a rally in anticipation of the February 5th primary. KSMU's Missy Shelton was at the rally and files this report.
During a press conference in Jefferson City today, Governor Matt Blunt said he doesn't have a sense of mission for a second term and that's why he's not seeking re-election. KSMU's Missy Shelton participated in the press conference by phone and files this report.
Now that Democrat Claire McCaskill has won a seat in the U.S. Senate, she's already choosing the committees on which she wants to serve. And she's preparing to work with her Republican colleague from Missouri, Senator Kit Bond. KSMU's Missy Shelton reports.
You went out and voted yesterday, and in record numbers. The polls were exceptionally busy, but after they closed at 7, the Greene County Courthouse was just getting started on the long night ahead. KSMU's Emily Nash describes what last night was like at the courthouse.
KSMU's Missy Shelton has analysis from Missouri State University Political Science Professor Mark Rushefsky as well as updates from reporters Christy Hendricks and Matt Petcoff who are at local watch parties.