Tuesday, November 6, 2012
This is where you can find election results for local and legislative races.
- - - Updated at 11:35 p.m. - - - Incumbent Missouri Attorney General Chris Koster announced he had received a concession call from Republican challenger Ed Martin. Koster also thanked the 400 or so employees at the Missouri Attorney General’s Office. “My success tonight is completely a reflection of them and their dedication to the state we love,” Koster said. - - - Updated at 11:30 p.m. - - - Peter Kinder, the Republican Lieutenant Governor of the State of Missouri, celebrated his election to a third term with supporters in Creve Coeur Tuesday night. Kinder was doing a radio interview by phone with talk show host Dana Loesch just before 11 p.m. Tuesday when he received a call from his opponent, former State Auditor Susan Montee. He …
Tuesday, October 23, 2012
Campaign confirms the Missouri Senator has called off campaign events for the remainder of the week.
A campaign spokeswoman confirmed late Tuesday afternoon to Patch that Missouri U.S. Senator Claire McCaskill is off the campaign trail for the rest of the week as her family rallies around her ailing mother, Betty Anne, 84. Earlier, the campaign told the Associated Press that "McCaskill and her siblings plan to be with their mother around-the-clock at the hospital and requested prayers and privacy," at a St. Louis hospital's Intensive Care Unit. Her Republican opponent, U.S. Representative Todd Akin, tweeted a link to the AP story along with words of support. "Our thoughts & prayers are with @clairecmc and her mother," the message said.
Thursday, August 23, 2012
McCaskill spoke about veterans issues at two VFW halls Wednesday.
Sen. Claire McCaskill sidestepped reporters’ questions Wednesday about whether Congressman Todd Akin should stay in the race following his comments about legitimate rape. “Missourians who voted in the Republican primary have nominated Todd Akin,” she said. “I think this election will provide very stark contrast between Todd Akin and me,” she told reporters. "I look forward to showing Missourians how we differ on many issues. Today the issue that I’m showing those differences on how we take care of our veterans and how we prioritize taking care of our veterans.” When asked again about it, McCaskill repeated her answer that Republicans have nominated Todd Akin, in effect saying that Akin should stay in the race. McCaskill spoke to two …