Harry Roberts and Al Purcell are vying for the nomination.
John Boeh has been St. Joseph's Municipal Court judge for 13 years. He says his experience on the bench separates him from other candidates running for the open Circuit Court seat being vacated by Ronald Taylor, who is retiring.
Missouri is the only state in the country that does not have a prescription drug database to monitor controlled substances.
Voters in August will vote on a proposed property tax levy that would improve the Sheriff's Department.
A former Chief Justice of the Missouri Supreme Court is throwing his support toward a candidate in the race for Buchanan County Associate Circuit Judge.
Chad Gaddie points to his 17 years of experience in the Division 6 courtroom as both a prosecutor and defense attorney. He is running for the associate circuit court seat being vacated by the retirement of Ron Taylor.
Myers is one of four Democrats running in the primary vying for the seat being vacated by the retirement of Ron Taylor.
Several candidates running in the primary election in August met at Geneo's in St. Joseph on Wednesday night.
Senate Bill 656 would have allowed designated school teachers or administrators to carry concealed weapons after undergoing training.
St. Joseph legislators offered their take on this year's session in Jefferson City during the St. Joe Rising breakfast Friday.
Monday's City Council meeting was the last for members Jeff Penland and Byron Myers, who were ousted during last week's election. Their two replacements were in attendance, ready to get to work.
Kent "Spanky" O'Dell made his first run at office a successful one. The political newcomer won an at-large seat to the St. Joseph City Council
A bond issue in the Mid-Buchanan School District failed by the slimmest margin Tuesday.
A $10 million bond for the Maryville R-2 School District was passed by voters Tuesday night.
The tight race between three candidates for the two open seats on St. Joseph's Board of Education, is now over.
Four contested, incumbent St. Joseph City Council members retained their seats and two newcomers won at-large positions in Tuesday's election. Two others ran unopposed.
After months of controversy, campaigns and debate, the smoking ban in St. Joseph has been approved.
According to Buchanan County Clerk Mary Baack-Garvey, voter turnout Tuesday fell short of her expectations.
Three candidates are vying for two open seats. Each feel the board needs to do a better job of communicating with the public and regaining trust.
A political veteran, anti-tax watchdog and newcomer to politics are all challenging three incumbents for a spot on the St. Joseph City Council
Donna Jean Boyer seeks her fifth term, Byron Myers his second and Jeff Penland his second full term after taking office in 2009.
Challenger facing incumbent Pat Jones says he decided to run for City Council after being fed up with city hall.
St. Joseph voters will go to the polls next Tuesday to elect a new city council. In District V, it's incumbent Barbara LaBass against Mary Attebury. Their differences run much deeper than the smoking ban debate.
Kansas City took another step forward in the site selection process Wednesday, making the cut from eight to six.
There are major disagreements between the incumbent looking for her third term and her tea party challenger.
Voters will decide on a no-tax bond issue April 8, that would give the Maryville School District $10.25 million to upgrade school buildings.
Dr. Bob Stuber will run for State Senator for the 34th District.
Chad Gaddie announced his candidacy for Associate Circuit Judge of Division 6 in Buchanan County.
Kansas City is among the finalists competing for the 2016 Republican National Convention.
Voters in Buchanan County will have a lot to vote on come April 8th, the next election for St. Joseph voters.
Burtnett said he filed the paperwork to withdraw from the race on Monday.
Stand Up St. Joe is made up of restaurant, bar and other business owners who oppose the proposed smoking ban.
Incumbent Barbara LaBass, looking for her third term, will take on challenger Mary Attebury who is seeking her first public office.
Det. Frank Till has announced plans to run for the District 9 Seat in the Missouri House of Representatives.
Three challengers, all with varying amounts of political experience, will join three incumbents in the general election for St. Joseph City Council At-large seats.
Voters in St. Joseph braved Tuesday's winter storm to cast a ballot in the City Council primary election.
With an impending winter storm, an already slow turnout could be even more negatively affected by inclement weather.
The Andrew County Republican announced Monday that he plans to run for the Missouri Senate.
Two challengers are facing incumbent Barbara LaBass for the 5th district City Council seat.
Economic development, jobs, downtown, crime and St. Joseph's proposed smoke-free ban are all among the topics discussed at the forum.
Rep. Delus Johnson, a Republican from St. Joseph, is one of four Missouri House members chosen to serve in this capacity.
Alec Jennings announced on Thursday that he is seeking to run on the Democratic ticket for Buchanan County Clerk in 2014.
1/4-cent sales tax on the ballot passes comfortably by 66-34 percent margin.
More than a thousand people took advanced of early voting in Atchison, Kan. Early voting throughout the county occurred from Oct. 22 through noon on Nov. 5.
Voters have passed the measure with 55-percent of the vote. The increase will give the Lathrop Fire District an extra $60,000 a year.
Voters have rejected the $4.2 million South Harrison School bond for the third time. It failed again with 38-percent of the vote.
Voters in Savannah have decided to save the city's pool. They passed to continue a 13-cent tax Tuesday with 71-percent of the vote.
Voters in Kansas have passed a new liquor law, allowing restaurants to sell liquor by the drink. It passed with 63-percent of the vote.
The Use Tax was defeated by voters Tuesday night in both St. Joseph and Buchanan County.
The race for Buchanan County Assessor has been decided. Scot Van Meter won another term over Republican Frank Still.