A chance to represent southeastern Missouri in Congress is drawing plenty of interest from officials looking at succeeding Republican U.S. Rep. Jo Ann Emerson.
Emerson is trading in her congressional seat for the private sector, assuming the role of President and CEO of the National Rural Electric Cooperative Association.
The only ballot item that received more votes than the Republican Senate race was prayer.
Tonight’s result sets up what is likely to be a closely-watched November contest between the Republican candidate and incumbent Democrat Claire McCaskill.
The contest is considered crucial to the GOP’s efforts to regain control of the U.S. Senate.
A negative campaign ad points to last year’s scandal involving Lt. Gov. Kinder and a Metro East strip club.
Former vice presidential nominee Sarah Palin is starring in a new Missouri ad promoting the U.S. Senate campaign of Sarah Steelman.
The poll conducted for the St. Louis Post-Dispatch and KMOV shows Romney with 51 percent support.
Steelman wants to make sure she has enough resources to spread her message.
An independent political committee reports $444,150 in its bank account at the start of July to help Missouri U.S. Senate candidate Sarah Steelman.