Election 2012

Sen. Claire McCaskill (D-MO) speaks to supporters during an election night party November 6, 2012 in St. Louis, Missouri. McCaskill defeated Rep. Todd Akin (R-MO) for the Missouri U.S. Senate seat. (Getty/Whitney Curtis)

McCaskill Wins Closely-Watched Senate Race

It was a race that drew national attention, less for debates over policy and more for the gaffes that accompanied it.


Missouri Governor Jay Nixon (R) receives a hug from supporter Nick Robinson before delivering his victory speech during a watch partyat the Pageant Theater in St. Louis on November 6, 2012.  UPI/Bill Greenblatt

Nixon Tops Spence In Gubernatorial Race

The race focused almost entirely on economic issues with each candidate claiming to be the better man to lead the Missouri economy.


Mo Lt. Gov Peter Kinder stumping in Chesterfield

Kinder Wins Third Term As Missouri Lt. Governor

Just one Missourian has won the office three times, Democrat Frank Gaines Harris who started his service as lieutenant governor in 1933.


Missouri Treasurer Clint Zweifel  (UPI/Bill Greenblatt)

Zweifel Tops McNary In Treasurer Reelection Bid

Although the candidates raised similar amounts of money during the quarterly reporting period, Zweifel started with a substantially larger base.


KMOX/Tanya Sinkovits

Wagner Wins In Second Congressional District

Wagner cruised to an expected win over Democrat Glenn Koenen after building up a large fundraising advantage in Missouri’s 2nd district.


Photo: KMOX

Voters OK Prop A, Give St. Louis Control Of Police

A century-and-a-half after St. Louis gave up control of its police department, the city is getting it back.



Missouri Voters Again Reject Tobacco Tax Increase

Missouri voters have rejected a measure that would have sharply increased the state’s lowest-in-the-nation tobacco tax.



Religious Identity Likely To Play Major Role Today

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.



Long Lines, Complaints Mar Early Morning Voting

“I noticed that, instead of Barack Obama in the vote for President, Mitt Romney had popped up.”


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