primary http://kbia.org en SW Mo. House member plans to seek recount http://kbia.org/post/sw-mo-house-member-plans-seek-recount <p>A state House member from southwest Missouri says he'll seek a recount after a narrow loss in his Republican primary election.</p><p>Election results certified in Greene County this week show incumbent Thomas Long losing to challenger Jeff Messenger by 28 votes in the Aug. 7 primary. Long told the Springfield News-Leader on Wednesday he'll ask to have the ballots in the 130th House District counted again.</p><p>Missouri law allows candidates to request recounts if they lose by less than 1 percent of the total vote.</p> Thu, 16 Aug 2012 13:15:42 +0000 Associated Press 19517 at http://kbia.org Five close primary races could prompt recounts http://kbia.org/post/five-close-primary-races-could-prompt-recounts <p>Five candidates who ran in this week&#39;s Missouri party primaries appear eligible for recounts. Thu, 09 Aug 2012 22:45:27 +0000 Associated Press 19111 at http://kbia.org Five close primary races could prompt recounts Several Mo. lawmakers fall in party primaries http://kbia.org/post/several-mo-lawmakers-fall-party-primaries <p>Several Missouri legislators appear to have been defeated in their party primaries.</p><p>Unofficial results from Tuesday&#39;s elections show voters ousting a Democratic state senator from St. Louis and two House Democrats from the St. Louis area.</p><p>In southwestern Missouri, a Republican House member was trailing Wednesday in a race close enough that a recount could be requested.</p><p>In addition, newly redrawn House districts matched up Democratic incumbents in four St. Louis area races.</p> Thu, 09 Aug 2012 13:31:54 +0000 Associated Press 19053 at http://kbia.org Several Mo. lawmakers fall in party primaries Senate approves bill moving back Missouri primary date http://kbia.org/post/senate-approves-bill-moving-back-missouri-primary-date <p>The Missouri Senate has given first-round approval to legislation that would push back the filing period for the state&rsquo;s August primaries by one month. Thu, 16 Feb 2012 14:57:25 +0000 Marshall Griffin 8921 at http://kbia.org Senate approves bill moving back Missouri primary date Santorum takes Missouri primary http://kbia.org/post/santorum-takes-missouri-primary <p>Although Tuesday&rsquo;s presidential primary amounts to only a public opinion poll, it was not front runner Mitt Romney who took the Missouri, but Rick Santorum.</p><p>Former St. Charles County executive Joe Ortwerth heads the Missouri branch of Focus on the Family, a conservative activist group.</p><p>He says Missouri is known as a state that likes to send strong messages.</p> Wed, 08 Feb 2012 15:05:18 +0000 Rachel Lippmann 8426 at http://kbia.org Santorum takes Missouri primary Newscast for February 7, 2012 http://kbia.org/post/newscast-february-7-2012 <p>Regional news coverage from the KBIA Newsroom, including:</p><ul><li>Governor Jay Nixon's softening stance on collegiate budget cuts</li><li>A view of Missouri's "beauty pageant" of a primary</li><li>Missouri's prosecution of a company that fraudulently filed forms</li></ul> Tue, 07 Feb 2012 23:54:54 +0000 Chris McDaniel 8390 at http://kbia.org Missourians head to polls for primary that won't count http://kbia.org/post/missourians-head-polls-primary-wont-count <p>Missouri&rsquo;s presidential primary is today, but one of the leading GOP candidates is not on the ballot. Tue, 07 Feb 2012 16:41:32 +0000 Maria Altman 8347 at http://kbia.org Missourians head to polls for primary that won't count Newscast for February 7, 2012 http://kbia.org/post/newscast-february-7-2012-0 <p>Regional news coverage from the KBIA news room, including: Tue, 07 Feb 2012 14:58:12 +0000 Scott Kanowsky 8338 at http://kbia.org Newscast for February 7, 2012 Newscast for February 2, 2012 http://kbia.org/post/newscast-february-2-2012 <p>Regional news coverage from the KBIA news room, including:</p><ul><li>Democratic filibuster of workplace discrimination reform bill comes to an end</li><li>UM Curators meet in Kansas City to discuss possible tuition increases.</li><li>About a fourth of Missouri voters are expected to turn out for Missouri presidential primary next week Thu, 02 Feb 2012 15:01:32 +0000 Scott Kanowsky 8071 at http://kbia.org Newscast for February 2, 2012 Santorum swings by Missouri http://kbia.org/post/santorum-swings-missouri <p>An overflow crowd piled into an auditorium at St. Charles Community College Monday for an appearance by Pennsylvania Senator Rick Santorum.</p><p> Tue, 31 Jan 2012 15:09:59 +0000 Rachel Lippmann 8007 at http://kbia.org Santorum swings by Missouri