Uncategorized GOP Senate Battle: Can Greitens Stage A Comeback? It’s is primary election day, and the Republican senate race is getting national attention. That’s because former governor Eric Greitens — who resigned in a scandal — hopes for a comeback. Greitens also accused by his ex-wife of abuse, which he denies. Grietens was in Kirksville yesterday for a brief campaign stop. Greitens is in a fight with attorney general Eric Schmitt for the Rpeublican nomination. While 11 democrats are on the ballot in the Senate race.