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]

Potential[edit]

Declined[edit]

Endorsements[edit]

General election[edit]

Polling[edit]

Poll source Date(s)
administered
Sample
size
Margin of
error
Chris
Koster (D)
Catherine
Hanaway (R)
Other Undecided
Wilson Perkins Allen^ January 15–19, 2014 700 ± 3.7% 33% 35% 32%
  • ^ Internal poll for Catherine Hanaway campaign

References[edit]

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  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 c Jo Mannies (February 16, 2014). "Early Missouri governor’s race new political normal". The Kansas City Star. Retrieved May 21, 2014. 
  5. ^ "Steve Kraske: Claire McCaskill flirts with a run for Missouri governor". kansascity.com. Kansas City Star. August 28, 2014. Retrieved September 1, 2014. 
  6. ^ a b "2016 Outlook". The Missouri Times. October 20, 2014. Retrieved November 16, 2014. 
  7. ^ "Zweifel decides against 2016 bid for governor". St. Louis Beacon. April 9, 2013. Retrieved August 20, 2013. 
  8. ^ "Republican Hanaway to run for Mo. governor in 2016". ksdk.com. February 11, 2014. Retrieved February 12, 2014. 
  9. ^ "Greitens for Gov?". Missouri Scout. July 8, 2014. Retrieved November 25, 2014. 
  10. ^ a b Giacomo Bologna (October 2, 2013). "Show Me Nothing: Missouri Members Entrenched". Roll Call. Retrieved October 3, 2013. 
  11. ^ 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. 
  12. ^ Lieb, David A. (November 20, 2014). "Schweich weighing running for Missouri governor". The Kansas City Star. Retrieved November 22, 2014. 
  13. ^ "'It could get bloody' — Experts forecast 2016 Missouri election". Springfield News-Leader. November 9, 2014. Retrieved November 12, 2014. 
  14. ^ "Tim Jones Won't Seek Statewide Office In 2016". St. Louis Public Radio. November 6, 2014. Retrieved November 12, 2014. 
  15. ^ "Missouri House speaker won't seek office in 2016". The State. November 6, 2014. Retrieved November 12, 2014. 
  16. ^ "Tim Jones: will not run for statewide office in 2016". MissouriNet. November 6, 2014. Retrieved November 12, 2014. 
  17. ^ "TheChat: Peter Kinder gears up for 2016". The Kansas City Star. November 10, 2014. Retrieved November 12, 2014. 
  18. ^ "Richard: No 2016 run for governor; will back Kinder for governor in 2012". St. Louis Beacon. February 27, 2010. Retrieved November 16, 2014. 
  19. ^ Kraske, Steve (November 17, 2014). "Kit Bond backing Catherine Hanaway for Missouri governor". The Kansas City Star. Retrieved November 22, 2014. 
  20. ^ Kleine, Ben (March 14, 2014). "Dempsey endorses Hanaway for Governor in 2016". The Missouri Times. Retrieved November 13, 2014. 
  21. ^ Yokley, Eli (March 31, 2014). "Senate leadership backing Hanaway for governor". PoliticMo. Retrieved November 13, 2014.