Lewis County native announces independent bid for U.S. Senate seat
Missouri News

Lewis County native announces independent bid for U.S. Senate seat

Missouri business trial attorney Craig O'Dear this week announced his independent bid to unseat U.S. Sen Claire McCaskill, D-Mo., in November.

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Ives vows to revive business climate as governor
Elections

Ives vows to revive business climate as governor

State Rep. Jeanne Ives doesn't buy the political slogan that things in Illinois couldn't get worse. "Things could get worse," Ives said Tuesday during a visit to Quincy. The Whieaton Republican is challenging Gov. Bruce Rauner in the GOP primary.

Rauner continues verbal assault on Madigan during Quincy stop
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Rauner continues verbal assault on Madigan during Quincy stop

Illinois Gov. Bruce Rauner continued his relentless attack against House Speaker Michael Madigan during a Friday visit to Quincy, never mentioning his Republican primary opponent nor any other Democratic candidates.

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Cory files for Adams County treasurer, five in race for 18th District seat

Bryden Cory has filed as a Republican candidate for Adams County treasurer. Cory hopes to fill the office that Treasurer Terry Asher, a Republican, has held for seven years. Illinois election filings ended with the close of business Monday.

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Incumbents, challengers file candidate petitions in Illinois

Primary election races are shaping up in the Illinois 18th congressional district after two Republicans and two Democrats have filed election petitions this week.

Missouri News

Candidates jostle for position in Missouri

Term limits will create a busy election cycle in Missouri during 2018. Several lawmakers and political hopefuls from Northeast Missouri already have announced they are candidates, more than three months before the filing period begins.

New announcement contests Pike County Clerk race
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New announcement contests Pike County Clerk race

Ann Moffit intends to run for Pike County Clerk when Donnie Apps retires at the end of his current term. A current employee in the Pike County Clerk's Office, Moffit has worked for the county for almost 20 years.