Wednesday, November 9, 2022 – Missouri political news headlines

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Missouri Secretary of State election results

St. Louis Public Radio: Eric Schmitt punches ticket to U.S. Senate with victory over Trudy Busch Valentine

P-D: Video: Eric Schmitt’s victory speech

Missouri Independent: Eric Schmitt defeats Trudy Busch Valentine in Missouri U.S. Senate race

KC Star: Eric Schmitt wins Senate race in Missouri with promise to ‘blowtorch’ Biden agenda

P-D: Schmitt beats Valentine in Missouri’s U.S. Senate race (get around stltoday paywall here)

The Missouri Times: Schmitt wins U.S. Senate race in a landslide

SNL: How will Eric Schmitt and Josh Hawley figure into Senate GOP’s future?

St. Louis Public Radio: Election Day photo gallery: Eric Schmitt pounds a Budweiser, Cori Bush cries, Amendment 3 supporters smoke weed, more

Washington Missourian: Ann Wagner will be first woman to represent Franklin County in Congress

St. Louis Public Radio: Ann Wagner wins reelection to U.S. Congress along with Bush, Luetkemeyer, Graves, Smith

KC Star: Missouri US House election results: Mark Alford, Emanuel Cleaver win KC area seats

JCNT: Luetkemeyer re-elected for eighth congressional term (get around Jefferson City News Tribune paywall here)

SNL: Republican Eric Burlison wins U.S. House race in southwest Missouri’s 7th district

SNL: Photos: Greene County GOP election night watch party: Eric Burlison, state legislative candidates and staff

SNL: Photos: Greene County Democrats election night watch party: Crystal Quade in a jubilant mood, and more

Missouri Independent: Republican Scott Fitzpatrick wins Missouri auditor election

SNL: State Treasurer Scott Fitzpatrick wins state auditor race, flipping it to GOP control

KC Star: Missouri Republican wins auditor election, flipping Democrats’ only statewide office

St. Louis Public Radio: Missouri voters approve Amendment 3, legalizing recreational marijuana

Missouri Independent: Missouri voters amend state constitution to legalize recreational marijuana

KC Star: Missouri votes to legalize recreational weed

Combest, The Missouri Times, 10/21/21: Missouri media’s top victimhood narrative for 2023: Missouri voters approved recreational marijuana in 2022, but experts are worried that minorities will be left out in the cold; how YOU can profit

KCUR: Missouri voters approve Amendment 4 to increase Kansas City Police funding

KC Star: Missouri votes to increase Kansas City police funding

KC Star: Missouri votes no on constitutional convention, yes on new National Guard department

Real Talk Radio Network (93.3FM St. Louis): Austin Petersen Show video: Petersen, Camellia Peterson from Americans for Prosperity, and John Combest on national landscape, afternoon premortem for Trudy Busch Valentine’s campaign (13:35), predictions of Amendment 3 passage (19:30), No. 2 pencil lobbyists (32:15), “big tech” discussion (34:00), Combest models “Annex Kansas for a Greater Missouri” t-shirt (26:30), more

Austin Petersen on Twitter: Middle-aged crank models “Annex Kansas for a Greater Missouri” t-shirt; how to order

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P-D: Democrat Tracy McCreery beats Republican George Hruza in St. Louis County; recap of other St. Louis-area races (get around stltoday paywall here)

Washington Missourian: Ben Brown races past John Kiehne for state Senate spot with 74 percent

KC Star: Republicans unseat Dem Rep. Mark Ellebracht; Dems win former Roeber seat; Jamie Johnson (D) defeats Tom Hutsler (R)

Missouri Independent: Democrats prevail in some hotly contested Missouri legislative races Missouri Democrats declare Super Bowl victory as they remain super minority

SNL: Democrat Stephanie Hein narrowly defeats Republican incumbent Craig Fishel; other local races

Columbia Missourian: Dems take majority of Boone County House district seats

SE Missourian: John Voss posts win in House District 147 (get around Southeast Missourian paywall here)

Missourinet: Secretary of State Jay Ashcroft sounds off on DOJ’s “compliance checks”

Washington Missourian: County Clerk: Nearly half of all Franklin County voters participated in Tuesday’s election

P-D’s Tony Messenger: Ellisville dad shocked after son gets Trump-themed kids’ magazine in mail; Mike Huckabee’s education company incorporates “faith in God,” other inappropriate and terrifying themes (get around stltoday paywall here)

P-D letter: St. Louis City sexagenarian says Second Amendment Preservation Act to blame for urban youth’s rampage (get around stltoday paywall here)

P-D letter: Glendale septuagenarian fantasizes about campaign ad money being reallocated to mental health spending (get around stltoday paywall here)

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