Just one Missourian has won the office three times, Democrat Frank Gaines Harris who started his service as lieutenant governor in 1933.
Although the candidates raised similar amounts of money during the quarterly reporting period, Zweifel started with a substantially larger base.
Wagner cruised to an expected win over Democrat Glenn Koenen after building up a large fundraising advantage in Missouri’s 2nd district.
A century-and-a-half after St. Louis gave up control of its police department, the city is getting it back.
Missouri voters have rejected a measure that would have sharply increased the state’s lowest-in-the-nation tobacco tax.
Political scientist Mark Rozell says Governor Romney’s path to victory will be a very strong showing among White Evangelical Protestants and religiously observant Catholics.
“I noticed that, instead of Barack Obama in the vote for President, Mitt Romney had popped up.”