Thursday, November 3, 2022 – Missouri political news headlines

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St. Louis Public Radio’s Jason Rosenbaum: Final overview: Eric Schmitt (R) vs. Trudy Busch Valentine (D)

Breitbart: Trudy Busch Valentine campaign ditches staffer arrested on invasion of privacy of juvenile; statute involves creepshots and upskirts (link via Gregg Keller on Twitter) Fox 4 insider reacts to KC Star hit on Mark Alford

AP: Medical marijuana firms lead donors for legal weed campaigns

SE Missourian: Area lawmakers negative on Missouri’s Amendment 3 as vote nears (get around Southeast Missourian paywall here)

Fox 4 KC: Snoop Dogg throws support behind Amendment 3 (link via

Daily American Republic: With Amendment 5, Missouri voters will decide on creation of Department of the National Guard

Columbia Missourian: Missouri House District 47 overview: Adrian Plank (D) vs. John Martin (R)

Daily American Republic: Butler County Clerk explains new voting requirements

Columbia Missourian: Boone County Clerk Brianna Lennon expresses confidence in vote counting security

Columbia Missourian: Hundreds voting daily in Boone County during new absentee voting period

KCUR’s Celisa Calacal: How Missouri’s new voting laws could hinder your ability to vote in the midterms; comments from two (2) League of Women Voters reps and Secretary of State Jay Ashcroft

The Missouri Times: Combest, 10/21/21: Missouri media’s top victimhood angle for 2H 2022: “(B)allot security laws have experts worried about a “chilling” effect on voter participation … (m)edia coverage to include … local League of Women Voters geriatrics, and token Republican quotes recycled from previous coverage.”

St. Louis Public Radio: St. Louis on the Air: St. Louis Public Radio partners with River City Journalism Fund on “Shadow of Death” anti-death penalty campaign

NPR, via KCUR: Meeting abortion patients where they are: To serve Missouri, health providers turn to mobile units

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SE Missourian: Missouri Office of Broadband to hold ‘Connecting All Missourians’ videoconference call Monday (get around Southeast Missourian paywall here)

SE Missourian: Cape Girardeau hosts Missouri Highways and Transportation Commission meeting (get around Southeast Missourian paywall here)

KWIX 92.5FM/1230AM (Mid-Missouri): MoDOT holding public meeting for unfunded projects list

Missouri Independent: Missouri hospital the first confirmed federal investigation of denied emergency abortion

P-D: Missouri Supreme Court declines Eleven Point case, leaving new state park intact (get around stltoday paywall here)

Columbia Missourian: Missouri deer hunting season 2022: What to know, rules and where you can hunt

Washington Missourian endorsement: No on Amendment 3

Joplin Globe editorial: Your ballot must remain secret

P-D’s Janet Y. Jackson: In Missouri, it’s us versus them – don’t let conservatives and pro-gun legislators win (get around stltoday paywall here)

Columbia Missourian’s David Rosman: Why you should vote against every conservative Missouri Republican on Tuesday

The Missouri Times op-ed: AG Eric Schmitt: We must secure our border now

The Missouri Times op-ed: Tom Coleman: Eric Schmitt should never set foot in the U.S. Senate but the healer Trudy Busch Valentine must

The Heartlander’s Christian Rehder, Dec. 2021: Former Republican Congressman Tom Coleman has built a reputation of slamming conservatives and Trump supporters

SNL op-ed: Curtis Vaughn: Vote ‘yes’ for a Missouri Constitutional Convention

Washington Missourian’s Geoff Folsom: Candidate forum analysis: State auditor candidate Alan Green (D) the most disappointing no-show; thoughts on Amendment 3

St. Louis Public Radio’s Jeremy Goodwin: St. Louis Holocaust Museum opening is timely in an era of Trump-inspired anti-Semitism

P-D letter: Webster Groves nonagenarian unhappy with Post-Dispatch’s non-endorsement of Trudy Busch Valentine (get around stltoday paywall here)

P-D letter: Septuagenarian who chooses to live in St. Louis City mocks “skewed priorities” of Republican legislators from O’Fallon and New Melle (get around stltoday paywall here)

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