Missouri gubernatorial election, 2016

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Missouri gubernatorial election, 2016
Missouri
2012 ←
November 8, 2016 → 2020

 
Party Democratic Republican

Incumbent Governor

Jay Nixon
Democratic

The 2016 Missouri gubernatorial election will be held on November 8, 2016, to elect the Governor of Missouri, concurrently with the 2016 U.S. presidential election, as well as elections to the United States Senate and elections to the United States House of Representatives and various state and local elections.

Incumbent Democratic Governor Jay Nixon is term-limited and cannot run for re-election to a third term in office.[1]

Democratic primary[edit]

Candidates[edit]

Potential[edit]

Declined[edit]

Republican primary[edit]

Candidates[edit]

Declared[edit]

Former[edit]

Potential[edit]

Declined[edit]

Endorsements[edit]

Polling[edit]

Poll source Date(s)
administered
Sample
size
Margin of
error
John
Brunner (R)
Catherine
Hanaway (R)
Peter
Kinder (R)
Tom
Schweich (R)
Dave
Spence (R)
Other Undecided
Remington Research Group February 2–3, 2015 747 3.6% 10% 13% 16% 62%
12% 24% 15% 48%
16% 19% 18% 47%
Remington Research Group January 2015 1,355  ? 44% 56%
39% 37% 25%

Independents[edit]

Candidates[edit]

Declared[edit]

  • Les Turilli, Jr., businessman[40]

General election[edit]

Polling[edit]

Poll source Date(s)
administered
Sample
size
Margin of
error
Chris
Koster (D)
Catherine
Hanaway (R)
Other Undecided
Gravius Public Polling January 7–8, 2015  ? ± 6% 29% 23% 48%
Wilson Perkins Allen^ January 15–19, 2014 700 ± 3.7% 33% 35% 32%
  • ^ Internal poll for Catherine Hanaway campaign

References[edit]

  1. ^ Bill McClellan (October 5, 2012). "Bill McClellan: Jay Nixon could make presidential bid in 2016". St. Louis Post Dispatch. Retrieved March 3, 2013. 
  2. ^ "State News: Mo. Attorney General Koster prepares to run for governor". seMissourian.com. Associated Press. April 10, 2013. Retrieved October 14, 2014. 
  3. ^ "Chris Koster for Missouri governor? - St. Louis Business Journal". Bizjournals.com. 2013-04-10. Retrieved 2013-08-20. 
  4. ^ a b Jo Mannies (February 16, 2014). "Early Missouri governor’s race new political normal". The Kansas City Star. Retrieved May 21, 2014. 
  5. ^ "2016 Outlook". The Missouri Times. October 20, 2014. Retrieved November 16, 2014. 
  6. ^ "Steve Kraske: Claire McCaskill flirts with a run for Missouri governor". kansascity.com. Kansas City Star. August 28, 2014. Retrieved September 1, 2014. 
  7. ^ Yokley, Eli (January 12, 2015). "Claire McCaskill will not run for governor in 2016". PoliticMo. Retrieved January 12, 2015. 
  8. ^ "Zweifel decides against 2016 bid for governor". St. Louis Beacon. April 9, 2013. Retrieved August 20, 2013. 
  9. ^ Lear, Mike (February 10, 2015). "Former state rep Asbury appears set to run for Missouri governor". Missourinet News. Retrieved February 10, 2015. 
  10. ^ "From @JohnBrunnerMO tonight: "Calling All Missourians--I'm ready to lead Missouri as your next governor."". April 27, 2015. 
  11. ^ "Republican Hanaway to run for Mo. governor in 2016". ksdk.com. February 11, 2014. Retrieved February 12, 2014. 
  12. ^ Reischman, Collin (March 10, 2015). "Parson being rumored for Governor". The Missouri Times. Retrieved March 11, 2015. 
  13. ^ Hirshberg, Sean (April 11, 2015). "Republican state Senator Mike Parson to enter race for Missouri Governor". KSHB. Retrieved April 11, 2015. 
  14. ^ a b Giacomo Bologna (October 2, 2013). "Show Me Nothing: Missouri Members Entrenched". Roll Call. Retrieved October 3, 2013. 
  15. ^ Lieb, David A. (November 20, 2014). "Schweich weighing running for Missouri governor". The Kansas City Star. Retrieved November 22, 2014. 
  16. ^ "Missouri Auditor Tom Schweich to run for governor, setting up Republican primary in 2016". Daily Journal. January 28, 2015. Retrieved January 29, 2015. 
  17. ^ Joe Millitzer (February 26, 2015). "Missouri Auditor Schweich dies after self-inflicted gunshot wound". KTVI Fox 2 Now. 
  18. ^ Yokley, Eli (April 27, 2015). "Bob Dixon says he’ll soon have “something to say” about a run for governor". PoliticMo. Retrieved April 27, 2015. 
  19. ^ "Greitens for Gov?". Missouri Scout. July 8, 2014. Retrieved November 25, 2014. 
  20. ^ McMorris, Bill (19 February 2015). "The Great Jewish Hope". The Washington Free Beacon. Retrieved 20 February 2015. 
  21. ^ Drebes, Dave (March 15, 2015). "Here Comes Kehoe?". Missouri Scout. Retrieved March 16, 2015. 
  22. ^ McDermott, Kevin (March 22, 2015). "In wake of Schweich suicide, a suddenly complicated GOP primary". St. Louis Post-Dispatch. Retrieved April 27, 2015. 
  23. ^ "EXCLUSIVE: Kinder Announces He's Considering Gubernatorial Run - Dana Loesch Radio". danaloeschradio.com. 
  24. ^ "'It could get bloody' — Experts forecast 2016 Missouri election". Springfield News-Leader. November 9, 2014. Retrieved November 12, 2014. 
  25. ^ "Tim Jones Won't Seek Statewide Office In 2016". St. Louis Public Radio. November 6, 2014. Retrieved November 12, 2014. 
  26. ^ "Missouri House speaker won't seek office in 2016". The State. November 6, 2014. Retrieved November 12, 2014. 
  27. ^ "Tim Jones: will not run for statewide office in 2016". MissouriNet. November 6, 2014. Retrieved November 12, 2014. 
  28. ^ Wingo, Kelsey (January 13, 2015). "Is Bart Korman running for governor?". The Missouri Times. Retrieved January 28, 2015. 
  29. ^ Schmidt, Tim (January 17, 2015). "Gov. Korman? State Rep’s interest in state’s top position done as tribute". The Warren County Record. Retrieved April 11, 2015. 
  30. ^ Jo Mannies (May 19, 2014). "Luetkemeyer Getting Strong Encouragement To Jump Into GOP 2016 Field For Governor". St. Louis Public Radio. Retrieved May 21, 2014. 
  31. ^ Lear, Mike (January 31, 2015). "Luetkemeyer downplays run for Missouri governor in 2016". Missourinet News. Retrieved February 10, 2015. 
  32. ^ Mannies, Jo (February 20, 2015). "Is Rep. Luetkemeyer still looking at MO gov? "No," he says". Twitter. Retrieved February 21, 2015. 
  33. ^ "Richard: No 2016 run for governor; will back Kinder for governor in 2012". St. Louis Beacon. February 27, 2010. Retrieved November 16, 2014. 
  34. ^ McDermott, Kevin (April 10, 2015). "Apparently no re-run for former Missouri gubernatorial nominee Dave Spence". St. Louis Post-Dispatch. Retrieved April 11, 2015. 
  35. ^ Yokley, Eli (March 21, 2015). "As Republicans face split, Roy Blunt steers clear of John Hancock saga". PoliticMo. Retrieved March 24, 2015. 
  36. ^ Kraske, Steve (November 17, 2014). "Kit Bond backing Catherine Hanaway for Missouri governor". The Kansas City Star. Retrieved November 22, 2014. 
  37. ^ Kleine, Ben (March 14, 2014). "Dempsey endorses Hanaway for Governor in 2016". The Missouri Times. Retrieved November 13, 2014. 
  38. ^ Yokley, Eli (March 31, 2014). "Senate leadership backing Hanaway for governor". PoliticMo. Retrieved November 13, 2014. 
  39. ^ "Wagner Endorses Catherine Hanaway for governor". AnnWagner.com. February 10, 2014. Retrieved January 12, 2015. 
  40. ^ "UPDATED: Businessman to run as independent for Missouri governor". Columbia Missourian. January 13, 2015. Retrieved March 5, 2015. 

External links[edit]

Official campaign websites