JEFFERSON CITY — The state of Missouri is well on its way on the road to the general election, which began with Tuesday’s primary.
Early election returns reveal that current Republican Attorney General Eric Schmitt will be taking on Democrat Trudy Busch Valentine in the November general election for U.S. Senate. They will face Jonathan Dine from the Libertarian Party and Paul Venable from the Constitution Party. Dine and Venable were uncontested in their respective primary races.
Meanwhile, Scott Fitzpatrick has taken the Republican nomination for state auditor in a nearly 2-to-1 outcome. Fitzpatrick will face Democrat Alan Green and Libertarian John Hartwig Jr., who ran uncontested in their respective party primaries.
Here are the races as of 11 p.m. where all precincts have been counted:
U.S. Representative – District 1 (Cori Bush incumbent – D)
|George A. Zsidisin||206||100%|
U.S. Representative – District 2 (Ann Wagner incumbent – R)
|Paul Berry III||6,888||8.490%|
U.S. Representative – District 4 (open race)
|William (Bill) Irwin||9,606||9.214%|
|Jim (Soupy) Campbell||4,626||4.437%|
|Kyle Stonner LaBrue||4,003||3.839%|
U.S. Representative – District 5 (Emanuel Cleaver incumbent – D)
|Jerry W Barham||13,233||33.500%|
|Herschel L. Young||5,823||14.741%|
|Emanuel Cleaver, II||60,273||85.626%|
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