Democratic Governor Jay Nixon and Republican challenger Dave Spence both oppose a ballot measure that would give the governor greater power in picking Missouri's top judges.
A November ballot measure would change the seven-person panel that nominates judicial candidates to the governor. It would increase the number of citizens named to the panel by the governor to four instead of three, with the rest selected by an attorneys' association. It also would increase the number of judicial nominees the panel submits to the governor to four instead of three.
Following a controversial incident over the summer, members of an MU fraternity continue to show their support for Republican nominee for governor Dave Spence. Numerous windows of the Beta Theta Pi house facing College Avenue have Spence for Governor signs in them, with no other signs supporting other political candidates.
All eyes were on Columbia as the candidates for Governor and the US Senate squared off in the first debate of this election cycle on Friday. This week on the show we have more in-depth reporting on what happened at the debates.