Just one Missourian has won the office three times, Democrat Frank Gaines Harris who started his service as lieutenant governor in 1933.
Montee is a former Missouri state auditor. Unofficial returns Tuesday showed her outdistancing seven Democratic rivals in a relatively low-key campaign.
A proposed amendment that would require candidates for governor and lieutenant governor to run as a ticket.
Judy Baker served in the state House from 2005 to 2009 and lost a 2008 bid for Congress.
“Running statewide would require me to spend even a greater amount of time apart from my daughters, something I am just not willing to do,” said Tilley
SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (AP) — Sheila Simon has visited the state Capitol in Springfield for the first time as Illinois’ lieutenant governor-elect.
JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) — The Missouri auditor’s office says it discovered math errors in the vacation and compensatory time records of the lieutenant governor’s office.