Missouri Secretary of State http://news.stlpublicradio.org en Opponents Of Photo ID Dominate State Senate Hearing On Bill http://news.stlpublicradio.org/post/opponents-photo-id-dominate-state-senate-hearing-bill <p>A Missouri Senate committee heard testimony Monday on the latest effort by Republicans to require voters to show photo identification at the polls.</p> Tue, 28 Jan 2014 01:58:22 +0000 Marshall Griffin 33300 at http://news.stlpublicradio.org Opponents Of Photo ID Dominate State Senate Hearing On Bill GOP race for Mo. Secretary of State finally heats up after quiet start http://news.stlpublicradio.org/post/gop-race-mo-secretary-state-finally-heats-after-quiet-start <p>Robin Carnahan&rsquo;s decision to not seek a third term as Missouri Secretary of State has opened the door for seven hopefuls from four different political parties.&nbsp; The contest had been relatively quiet until about two weeks ago, when the three Republican contenders began airing TV ads and stepping up their campaign appearances.&nbsp; St. Louis Public Radio&rsquo;s Marshall Griffin takes a look at the three GOP candidates who want to become Missouri&rsquo;s next Secretary of State: Mon, 06 Aug 2012 11:32:10 +0000 Marshall Griffin 4257 at http://news.stlpublicradio.org GOP race for Mo. Secretary of State finally heats up after quiet start Candidates line up on 1st filing day for Aug. primary http://news.stlpublicradio.org/post/candidates-line-1st-filing-day-aug-primary <p>Candidates for the U.S. Senate, Congress,&nbsp;<a href="http://moga.mo.gov/">Missouri General Assembly</a>, Governor &nbsp;and other statewide offices can now file to run.</p><p>Hundreds flocked to Jefferson City today and lined up outside the doors of the&nbsp;<a href="http://sos.mo.gov/">Secretary of State&rsquo;s office </a>to file their paperwork. Among those filing on the first day was Republican<a href="http://ltgov.mo.gov/"> Peter Kinder</a>, who&rsquo;s seeking a third term as Lt. Governor.&nbsp; Kinder had originally planned to challenge incumbent Democrat<a href="http://gov.mo.gov/"> Jay Nixon </a>for Governor, but changed his mind last fall. Tue, 28 Feb 2012 22:43:59 +0000 Marshall Griffin 3168 at http://news.stlpublicradio.org Candidates line up on 1st filing day for Aug. primary Dillon, ex-aide to Skelton runs for Mo. secretary of state http://news.stlpublicradio.org/post/dillon-ex-aide-skelton-runs-mo-secretary-state <p>An aide to former Democratic Congressman Ike Skelton says he plans to run for Missouri secretary of state.</p><p>Ryan Dillon, of Rolla, said Monday that he intends to make job creation and an &quot;open political process&quot; the themes of his campaign.</p> Mon, 12 Dec 2011 22:31:25 +0000 The Associated Press & St. Louis Public Radio 2662 at http://news.stlpublicradio.org Dillon, ex-aide to Skelton runs for Mo. secretary of state Sen. Scott Rupp announces candidacy for Mo. Secretary of State http://news.stlpublicradio.org/post/sen-scott-rupp-announces-candidacy-mo-secretary-state <p>A second Missouri Republican state lawmaker will be running for Mo. secretary of state.</p><p>Republican Sen. Scott Rupp announced his candidacy Monday, joining&nbsp;Republican Sen. Bill Stouffer in the race.</p><p>In a news release, Rupp cites his experiences on issues such as illegal immigration and Internet predators as qualifications for the position.</p><p>He also says he&rsquo;s created the only oversight committee to root out fraud and abuse of taxpayer funds in the stimulus package.</p> Tue, 02 Aug 2011 10:19:57 +0000 The Associated Press & Johanna Mayer 1778 at http://news.stlpublicradio.org Sen. Scott Rupp announces candidacy for Mo. Secretary of State