The Missouri Democratic Party has elected Stephen Webber as the party's new chair.
Webber, of Columbia, was elected Saturday at the state party elections Saturday at Lincoln University in Jefferson City. He replaces Roy Temple, who was elected chair in 2013. Webber, who served in the Missouri House, lost a race this November for state Senate.
Webber said in a prepared statement he's honored to lead the state Democratic Party as it fights for public education and working families.