Friday, November 4, 2022 – Missouri political news headlines

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AP: What to expect from Missouri on election night: St. Louis typically “slow to report results”

KC Star: Donald Trump endorses Mark Alford, praises newsman’s TV career: “(H)is coverage was honest and fair, unlike the Corrupt Fake News, which continues to divide and destroy our Great Country.”

KC Star’s Kacen Bayless and Jonathan Shorman, 11/2/22: Co-workers say Mark Alford (R) was a toxic bully in the newsroom; in 2017, anchor once expressed frustration about lack of available coffee; other terrifying tales

St. Louis Public Radio’s Jason Rosenbaum: Analysis: Trish Gunby (D) vs. Ann Wagner (R); Cori Bush (D) vs. Andrew Jones (R)

KC Star: What would change for medical marijuana patients if Missouri legalizes recreational weed?

KCUR: Up to Date with Steve Kraske: Amendment 4: Thoughts from Sen. Tony Luetkemeyer (R-Parkville), “Decarcerate KC” rep Kansas City crime scene: Police ‘Local Control’ anti-climax cometh

Missouri Independent: Outside spending in swing legislative races around Missouri: Tracy McCreery (D) vs. George Hruza (R) and state rep contests

KCUR’s Savannah Hawley-Bates: In Independence, Rep. Robert Sauls (D) and unions are trying to revive the power of the labor vote – while Republican Dakota Worrell won’t talk to me and uses only national talking points

Columbia Missourian: Missouri House District 44 overview: Rep. Cheri Toalson Reisch (R-Hallsville) vs. Dave Raithel (D)

SE Missourian: Missouri House District 147 Q&A: John Voss (R) vs. Andy Leighton (D) vs. Greg Tlapek (L) (get around Southeast Missourian paywall here) Missouri Democratic Party blames guns & Republicans for STL school shooting

SNL: In pre-election push, Missouri Democrats call for more gun control

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Columbia Missourian: Gov. Parson, state legislators attend expansion celebration at EquipmentShare

SE Missourian’s B Magazine: An ‘exciting’ time for Missouri broadband, says state director BJ Tanksley (get around Southeast Missourian paywall here)

KC Star: Missouri appeals court to Agape judge: halt all action in case until further notice

P-D editorial: U.S. Rep. Ann Wagner (R) is a coward for not denouncing Trump and Marjorie Taylor Greene (get around stltoday paywall here)

KC Star editorial: Biennial general election GOTV editorial

SE Missourian editorial: Biennial general election GOTV editorial (get around Southeast Missourian paywall here)

P-D’s Aisha Sultan: This election is about saving democracy and defeating Republicans like Eric Schmitt (get around stltoday paywall here)

KC Star op-ed: National Federation for the Blind of Missouri’s Shelia Wright: Missouri now requires paper ballots. Being blind doesn’t mean you can’t cast your vote

Missouri Independent op-ed: Branson event featuring Eric Trump, Roger Stone and Michael Flynn is really about Christian nationalism, and Missouri Republicans should denounce it

P-D letter: Webster Groves sexagenarian expresses anger over Post-Dispatch’s non-endorsement of Trudy Busch Valentine (get around stltoday paywall here)

P-D letter: Collinsville, Ill. man disappointed in Post-Dispatch’s non-endorsement of some Democratic candidates (get around stltoday paywall here)

P-D letter: Woodson Terrace octogenarian urges conservatives to vote against Eric Schmitt to spite Donald Trump (get around stltoday paywall here)

P-D letter: St. Peters sexagenarian set to be represented by U.S. Rep. Blaine Luetkemeyer expresses confusion over congressional maps (get around stltoday paywall here)

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