November election

Illinois Governor Bruce Rauner delivers his remarks during ceremonies at the Prairie Capital Convention Center in Springfield, Illinois on January 12, 2015. Rauner defeated outgoing Governor Pat Quinn. Photo by Bill Greenblatt/UPI

Report: Rauner Campaign Used Gift Cards to Help Get Out Vote

Illinois Gov. Bruce Rauner’s campaign handed out thousands of dollars in gift cards to people who helped get supporters to the polls during the November election, prompting questions about transparency.

07/23/2015

State Rep. Rick Stream of Kirkwood wins the Republican primary for St. Louis County Executive. He vows to run a positive campaign. (Kevin Killeen/KMOX)

Rick Stream Begins Preparing for November Election

After his victory Tuesday in the Republican primary for St. Louis County Exeuctive, Rick Stream is answering questions he’s likely to face in the general election.

08/07/2014

Steve Stenger (KMOX file photo)

Stenger Remains Confident in Final Hours Before Election

The challenger to St. Louis County Executive Charlie Dooley in Tuesday’s Democratic primary is reacting to accusations of “push polling” by the Dooley campaign. The Missouri Political News Service reported Saturday that it obtained a copy of a script for calls out to county residents that suggests candidate Steve Stenger defends sex trafficking.

08/04/2014

A vote on a local sales-tax increase will be determined by the single vote of a 23-year-old college student after a mistake by representatives.  (File. Getty Images.)

High Court Reviews Mo. Ballot Initiatives

Initiatives include whether to raise the minimum wage, increase tobacco taxes and limit interest rates on payday loans.

06/25/2012

Republican Senate hopeful John Brunner, CEO of Vi-Jon

Brunner Picks Up U.S. Chamber Endorsement for Senate

The chamber said Tuesday it’s backing Brunner because his private-sector experience in cutting spending and balancing a budget.

04/24/2012

Union Workers 1, Getty Images, photo by Justin Sullivan

Anti Union Business Group Centers on Elections

The “Coalition to Protect Missouri Jobs,” opposes union organizers access to the phone numbers and email addresses of employees at specific companies

04/04/2012

politics

Federal Lawsuit Dropped on Redrawn Senate Districts

Dismissal of the federal lawsuit brings some clarity to a chaotic redistricting process just two weeks before the deadline for candidates to file for this year’s elections.

03/14/2012

Times Up, But is it for Missouri Politicans

Initially they had decided on bumping term limits up to 12 years in each chamber but decided four more would be better.

02/08/2012

Obama And McCaskill

McCaskill MIA at Obama Fundraiser

Does she stand beside Obama, or does she separate herself on the theory that she stands a better chance of winning on her own?

10/05/2011

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