Trump, Greitens Lead Big Night For Republicans In Missouri
Trump, Greitens lead big night for Republicans in Missouri
KANSAS CITY, Mo. — Republicans who already dominate the Missouri Legislature expanded their influence in state government on Tuesday, winning races for governor and other top offices after Donald Trump continued the GOP’s winning streak in the state’s presidential contests.
Trump defeated Democrat Hillary Clinton to carry Missouri, the fifth straight presidential election that has gone to the Republican candidate in the Show-Me State. And he had plenty of company in what was a clean sweep of statewide races.
Republican Eric Greitens defeated Democrat Chris Koster to win the governor’s race. Other Republican statewide winners were: lieutenant governor …