Missouri Democrats Desperately Seeking Losing Candidates & Cash

We post this plea from the plebs if only to remind our readers and newsies that MISSOURI REMAINS A VERY DEEPLY RED STATE . . . So much so that most progressives outside of urban areas don't want to subject themselves to mean tweets and other nastiness that goes with running for public office. 

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Many statewide races are already becoming crowded with contenders. In the race for Missouri governor, Lt. Gov. Mike Kehoe, Secretary of State Jay Ashcroft and Missouri Sen. Bill Eigel are the frontrunners for the GOP nomination. For Democrats, Missouri Minority House Leader Crystal Quade is the top contender.

In smaller races around the state, Democrats have at times failed to muster a candidate at all, allowing Republican to run uncontested. That's something the party is working to change, through efforts such as the candidate recruitment rally hosted by the 4th District Democratic committee.

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Missouri Democrats, Republicans work to recruit candidates, fill ballots for 2024

Losing a longshot campaign is better than letting a race go uncontested, party leaders say as they work to recruit future candidates.