Kehoe to Run for Governor, Greitens to Run for Sentate

Lt. Governor Mike Kehoe announced yesterday that he won’t be among those running to replace GOP Senator Roy Blunt next year and instead plans to run for governor in 2024. Current Governor Mike Parson is term-limited. Kehoe said while he was encouraged by the support to serve as a Senator, he feels his true calling remains to work on behalf of Missourians in Missouri as Lieutenant Governor and as a candidate for Governor in 2024. Meanwhile, Former Missouri Governor Eric Greitens announced yesterday that he will run for the United States Senate seat of Roy Blunt in 2022. Blunt announced he would not seek re-election in 2022. Other potential Republican contenders include U.S. Reps. Ann Wagner and Jason Smith, and Missouri Attorney General Eric Schmitt.