Wednesday, August 3, 2022 – Missouri political news headlines

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Missouri Secretary of State’s Unofficial Election Results

P-D: Victory speech video: Eric Schmitt pumps up a hot crowd

P-D: Victory speech video: Trudy Busch Valentine reads prepared remarks

SNL: AG Eric Schmitt wins Republican nomination for U.S. Senate in Missouri

Missouri Independent: AG Eric Schmitt beats Hartzler, Greitens to claim GOP Senate nomination

St. Louis Public Radio: Eric Schmitt wins contentious Missouri GOP Senate primary

Washington Missourian: Schatz congratulates Schmitt on primary win

St. Louis Public Radio: Trudy Busch Valentine wins Missouri Democratic nomination for U.S. Senate

Missouri Independent: Beer heiress Trudy Busch Valentine captures Missouri Democratic nomination for U.S. Senate

SNL: Trudy Busch Valentine wins Democratic nomination for U.S. Senate in Missouri

KC Star: Missouri AG Eric Schmitt will face beer heiress Busch Valentine in U.S. Senate race

P-D: Eric Schmitt and Trudy Busch Valentine win Missouri’s Senate primary contests (get around stltoday paywall here)

St. Louis Public Radio: Cori Bush defeats Steve Roberts in 1st Congressional District Democratic primary

P-D: Cori Bush trounces Steve Roberts in 1st District U.S. House race; Trish Gunby beats Ray Reed in 2nd Congressional Dem primary (get around stltoday paywall here)

Missouri Independent: Cori Bush cruises to victory in Missouri’s 1st Congressional District Democratic primary

Missouri Independent: Trish Gunby stomps Ray Reed in Missouri’s 2nd Congressional District Democratic primary

St. Louis Public Radio: Trish Gunby crushes Ray Reed 86%-14% in 2nd Congressional District Democratic primary, faces long odds against Ann Wagner

JCNT: Blaine Luetkemeyer, Bethany Mann win 3rd Congressional District races (get around Jefferson City News Tribune paywall here)

Missouri Independent: Former TV anchorman wins GOP nomination in Missouri’s 4th Congressional District

KC Star: Former Fox 4 anchor Mark Alford wins GOP primary to succeed Hartzler in Congress

SNL: Eric Burlison wins Republican nomination for southwest 7th district U.S. House race

Missouri Independent: Eric Burlison emerges from crowded field in 7th Congressional District Republican primary

Missouri Independent: Scott Fitzpatrick rolls to victory in GOP primary for Missouri auditor

The Missouri Times: Mary Elizabeth Coleman wins crowded Republican primary in SD 22

The Missouri Times: Jill Carter upsets incumbent White in Republican primary

The Missouri Times: Justin Brown wins Republican bid for Senate District 16 after close race

The Missouri Times: Mike Bernskoetter wins re-election bid in Senate District 6

JCNT: Mike Bernskoetter holds on to Missouri Senate seat; Travis Fitzwater becomes Republican nominee for 10th District (get around Jefferson City News Tribune paywall here)

SNL: Rep. Curtis Trent wins GOP nomination for southwest Missouri state Senate seat

SNL: Lincoln Hough, set to be budget chair, wins Springfield’s state Senate GOP primary

The Missouri Times: Lincoln Hough wins incumbent bid in Republican primary for Senate District 30

The Missouri Times: Nick Schroer defeats Speaker Pro Tempore John Wiemann in SD 2 Republican primary

Washington Missourian: Ben Brown wins five-person primary for state senate

Washington Missourian: Kyle Marquart unseats incumbent John Simmons in District 109 House race

SE Missourian: John Voss wins District 147 Republican primary race for Wayne Wallingford’s vacant seat (get around Southeast Missourian paywall here)

Washington Missourian: Newcomer Brad Banderman is Jeff City bound

CDT: Adrian Plank wins Democratic primary in House District 47

Columbia Missourian: Adrian Plank slips ahead of Chimene Schwach to take Democrat slot for House District 47

Columbia Missourian: Photo gallery: Adrian Plank and galpal celebrate their victory over Chimene Schwach while Facetiming Schwach (update: caption changed Wednesday a.m. without acknowledgment or attribution) LGBT activist Wick Thomas (D): Rep. Ingrid Burnett (D-Kansas City) ‘cussed’ me at polls

Missourinet: The close calls and upsets in Missouri’s state legislative races: Ben Keathley beats John Brunner, Mazzie Boyd over Randy Railsback, Wiley Price loses, Tony Lovasco holds on, more

SNL: In speech to Chamber, Gov. Parson talks inflation, teacher pay raises and tax cuts

SE Missourian: Holly Rehder, other state senators to take part in childhood literacy forum at SEMO (get around Southeast Missourian paywall here)

KC Star editorial: Missouri Republicans to Eric Greitens: Go away. Again. And stay away forever

P-D editorial: By opposing NATO bids, Hawley again shrugs off Russia’s threat to freedom (get around stltoday paywall here)

P-D’s Tony Messenger: Missouri veteran helps push GOP to retreat on burn pit aid. ‘Activism works.’ (get around stltoday paywall here)

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