Jay Swearingen, a two-term House member from Kansas City, says he’ll make an official campaign announcement in October.
Just one Missourian has won the office three times, Democrat Frank Gaines Harris who started his service as lieutenant governor in 1933.
Republican Lt. Gov. Peter Kinder appears to be catching up to his Democratic challenger’s fundraising advantage.
John & Michael talk with the winners of yesterday’s Missouri primary — U.S.Sen. Claire McCaskill, U.S.Cong. Todd Akin, Dave Spence, U.S. Cong. Lacy Clay, Mo.Lt.Gov. Peter Kinder, Susan Montee, Tishaura Jones and Ann Wagner. They also talk with STL Cards Broadcaster Mike Shannon.
He narrowly edged State Senator Brad Lager and will face Democrat Susan Montee in November.
Montee is a former Missouri state auditor. Unofficial returns Tuesday showed her outdistancing seven Democratic rivals in a relatively low-key campaign.
The Mark Reardon Show: Earmarks, Chesterfield Votes on Shooting Squirrels, Lt. Governor Candidate, Obama Mortgage Plan
Missouri Congressman Todd Akin responds to a Washington Post investigation that found 33 House members directing more than 300 million dollars in earmarked spending to projects within two miles of their residences. Missouri Senator Claire […]
Democrat Sara Lampe cited her experience serving on the House Budget Committee, running a small business and working in public education.
John Hancock and Michael Kelley are substituting for Mark Reardon in this edition of the Reardon Roundtable.
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.