Marvin Overby http://news.stlpublicradio.org en GOP chances of winning Mo. offices in trouble, Mizzou prof. says http://news.stlpublicradio.org/post/gop-chances-winning-mo-offices-trouble-mizzou-prof-says <p>A political observer says<a href="http://www.mogop.org/"> Republicans in Missouri </a>may have already blown their chances to win state-level statewide offices next year.</p><p>The Secretary of State&rsquo;s race is the only one with any major GOP contenders (State Senators Scott Rupp and Bill Stouffer, and House Speaker Pro-tem Shane Schoeller), following <a href="http://www.news.stlpublicradio.org/post/republican-tilley-drops-out-mo-lt-gov-race">Steven Tilley&rsquo;s departure from the Lt. Governor&rsquo;s race</a>.&nbsp; Current Lt. Governor Peter Kinder (R)&nbsp;still hasn&rsquo;t announced whether he&rsquo;s running for governor. Fri, 11 Nov 2011 22:57:59 +0000 Marshall Griffin 2457 at http://news.stlpublicradio.org GOP chances of winning Mo. offices in trouble, Mizzou prof. says