December 4, 2020

RACE FOR THE SHOW-ME STATE: Races for the Missouri Senate and House

Mo. State Senate Races

Missouri 1st District

Republican Jim Lembke (Incumbent)
– Vowed to never vote for a tax hike.
– Wants to decrease unemployment benefits.
– State should focus on tort reform and business regulations to create jobs

Democrat Scott Sifton
– Voted against allowing employers to provide contraception through a workplace healthcare plan.
– Endorsed by the group, NARAL Pro-Choice Missouri.
– State should implement a jobs bill to promote science and technology-focused industries

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Missouri 13th District

Republican Jacquelyn Thomas
– Wants to eliminate the state income tax.
– Believes Missouri should be a right-to-work state.
– Advocates for a voucher system for K-12 education.

Democrat Gina Walsh
– Increased funding for public K-12 education.
– Priority on raising the state’s minimum wage.
– In favor of the Affordable Care Act.

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———- Running Unopposed on Nov. 6 ———-

Missouri 5th District
Democrat Jamilah Nasheed

Missouri 7th District
Democrat Jason Holsman

Missouri 15th District
Republican Eric Schmitt (Incumbent)

Missouri 23rd District
Republican Tom Dempsey (Incumbent)

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Mo. State House of Representatives

There are 163 State Representatives races with taking place on Nov. 6. According to the St. Louis Post-Dispatch, 59 races will take place within in the St. Louis area. To learn about the candidates running in your district, visit the St. Louis Post-Dispatch’s Voter Guide interactive at http://lwv.thevoterguide.org/v/stlouis12/index.do

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