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August 7, 2012


— With all eight precincts reporting, complete but unofficial returns from Tuesday’s primary election balloting are as follows:




Todd Akin    1,360

Jerry Beck    85

Sarah Steelman    1,012

John G. Brunner    718

Mark Memoly    24

Mark Lodes    19

Robert Poole    45

Hector Maldonado    60



John Weiler    247

David Spence    119

Bill Randles    1,531

Fred Sauer    308


Jay Nixon    117

Clay Thunderhawk    10

William Campbell    9



Charles Kullman    184

Brad Lager    1,292

Peter Kinder    1,373

Mike Carter    329


Susan Montee    48

D.Weisenburger    15

Fred Kratky    3

Becky Plattner    8

Judy Baker    17

Sara Lampe    16

Jackie McGee    4

Bill Haas    17



Scott Rupp    756

Shane Schoeller    1,211

Bill Stouffer    1,093


Jason Kander    113

MD Rabbi Alam    19



Ed Martin    2,262

Adam Warren    663


4th District


Vicky Hartzler    2,837

Bernie Mowinski    453


Herschel Young    1

Thomas Holbrook    1


31st District


Scott Larget    1,424

Ed Emery    1,819

Dave Morris    198


1st District


Dennis Wilson    669

Craig Lehman    238

Gary Fast    420

Ed Cook    226

2nd District

Larry Beatty    589

Roger Blaser    556

Jeff Tucker    739



Mitchell Shaw    2,521

Jeremy Brand    930



Ivan Frieden    1,979

Doug Rogerton    1,423



Jerri Miller    1,446

Barba Parrish    1,992



Tucker Joustra    1,711

Paul Stebbins    1,491

Richard Kentner    290


Constitutional Amendment No. 2

“Prayer Amendment”

Yes    3,335

No    300


The following candidates are unopposed and virtually assured of nomination.


U.S. senator — Claire McCaskill.

State treasurer — Clint Zweifel.

Attorney general — Chris Koster.

U.S. House — 4th District, Teresa Hensley.

State Senate — 31st District, Charlie Burton.

County Commission — 1st District, Mark Bruffett.


State treasurer — Cole McNary.

State House — 127th District, Mike Kelley.

Public administrator — Teresa Moore.


U.S. senator — Jonathan Dine.

Governor — Jim Higgins.

Lieutenant governor — Matthew Copple.

Secretary of state — Cisse W. Spragins.

State treasurer — Sean O’Toole.

Attorney general — Dave Browning.


Lieutenant governor — Cynthia L. Davis.

Secretary of state — Justin Harter.

U.S. House — 4th District, Greg Cowan.


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