Tuesday, November 8, 2022 – Election Day – Missouri political news headlines

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Missouri Secretary of State election results (available after 7 p.m. CST)

Combest, 10/26/22: An ode to Trudy Busch Valentine, and a free (FREE!) concession speech template for tonight’s failed state legislative candidates: How to earn an election silver medal (without really trying), Part 3: Season Finale

Wake Up America Show: Austin Petersen talks with Scott Faughn about what kind of U.S. Senator Eric Schmitt will be (34:30), DOJ election observers (37:00), Amendment 3 chances (40:30), Missouri’s “ridiculous” initiative petition system (44:45)

The Missouri Times’ Scott Faughn: This Week in Missouri Politics column: Senate leadership races; Schmitt’s margin of victory; Tracy McCreery vs. George Hruza; Amendment 3; Gov. Parson’s attorney general and state treasurer picks

AP: Missouri to send two new Republicans to U.S. House

KC Star: Recreational weed is on Missouri’s ballot. Your questions about Amendment 3, answered

St. Louis Public Radio: St. Louis-area election officials see early voting surge thanks to new no-excuse rule

Missouri Independent: Missouri election officials stand up to Biden’s DOJ over “election monitoring”

P-D: Missouri officials sparring with feds over election monitoring (get around stltoday paywall here)

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JCNT: The Parsons recognize military wives with lunch at the mansion (get around Jefferson City News Tribune paywall here)

P-D: Missouri governor heading overseas on a 10-day trade mission (get around stltoday paywall here)

Missouri Independent: 2023 legislative session preview: Gun control

P-D: Rural Missouri school districts get federal grant money for electric buses (get around stltoday paywall here)

SE Missourian: Missouri Department of Commerce and Industry (MDCI) warns again earthquake coverage lacking in Southeast Missouri (get around Southeast Missourian paywall here) Dave Helling retires from Kansas City Star

Joplin Globe editorial: Biennial “please vote” editorial

The Missouri Times editorial: Eric Schmitt will be a fantastic United States senator

P-D editorial: Election denial is the norm for Republicans like Josh Hawley and Eric Schmitt. That’s a crisis for democracy. (get around stltoday paywall here)

St. Louis Public Radio intern/”poet and journalist” Britny Cordera: Extreme ideology fueling threats of violence nationwide, but St. Louis County election officials say voters are safe

Joplin Globe letter: Joplin octogenarian says Eric Schmitt will help turn America into “a mob-ruled, conspiracy-fueled country”

P-D letter: Richmond Heights septuagenarian says Post-Dispatch’s criticism of Cori Bush opponent is hypocritical (get around stltoday paywall here)

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