governor

Campaign Video
Marc LaVoie
August 12, 2019 - 7:16 am
Jefferson City, MO - Monday morning Missouri State Auditor Nicole Galloway officially announced her campaign for governor by releasing a video entitled, "Every Dollar." Galloway, 37, grew up in the St. Louis suburb of Fenton. Her video characterizes her as an independent watchdog against waste and...
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AP News Staff
September 06, 2018 - 4:52 am
TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) - One of Republican Kris Kobach's main opponents says he's not qualified to be Kansas governor because of his tough stance on illegal immigration. Independent candidate Greg Orman said Wednesday during a candidate forum that Kobach does not understand how the state's agricultural...
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Marc LaVoie
August 31, 2018 - 7:54 am
A recent poll shows Kansas Sec. of State Kris Kobach, a Republican, holding a thin lead over Democrat Sen. Laura Kelly to become the state's next governor. The Public Policy Polling (PPP) survey shows Kobach leading Kelly 39 to 38 percent, if the election were to be held this week. Nine percent of...
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Bill Grady
August 13, 2018 - 6:00 am
The eyes of Kansans, and political observers nationwide, are on election offices Monday, as provisional ballots are certified in the Republican primary for governor. As of late last week, only 110 votes separated the top two candidates, Gov. Jeff Colyer and Kansas Secretary of State Kris Kobach...
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AP News Staff
August 09, 2018 - 2:31 pm
Kansas Secretary of State Kris Kobach's lead over Gov. Jeff Colyer in the Republican primary has been cut by more than half after election officials discovered a mistake in the listing for one county's results in the state's tally. The mistake means Kobach's lead has fallen to only 91 votes from...
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KMBZ News Staff
August 08, 2018 - 5:11 pm
Kansas Secretary of State Kris Kobach says the GOP can't wait until the close party primary for governor is resolved next week to start campaigning against Democrats, so he will start immediately. Kobach was leading Gov. Jeff Colyer in a race too close to call Wednesday morning. Kobach said it's...
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KMBZ News Staff
May 30, 2018 - 4:29 am
Missouri's 57th governor will be sworn in on Friday after Eric Greitens' resignation takes effect. After more than a decade as a legislator, 62-year-old Mike Parson became Missouri's lieutenant governor in January 2017. Parson is best known for co-sponsoring an expansion of Missouri’s "Castle...
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Governor Eric Greitens
KMBZ News Staff
May 25, 2018 - 4:19 pm
JEFFERSON CITY (AP) - Missouri lawmakers have subpoenaed Gov. Eric Greitens to testify before a special panel considering whether to try to impeach and remove him from office. The chairman of the House investigatory panel announced Friday that it has subpoenaed Greitens to appear before the...
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TNS / KMBC
April 16, 2018 - 5:37 pm
Jefferson City, MO (AP) - An attorney for Missouri Gov. Eric Greitens is urging the state's attorney general to recuse his office from an investigation of a veterans charity founded by the governor. In a letter written Monday and obtained by The Associated Press, attorney Edward L. Dowd Jr. raised...
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Kara Marxer
February 27, 2018 - 4:19 am
A new Missouri House committee will investigate Gov. Eric Greitens, even as some members of his own party are calling on the governor to step down. House Republicans in Missouri have asked Greitens to resign, questioning his character and ability to lead the state. "An affair is not the reason that...
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