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Claire McCaskill Defeats Todd Akin; Jay Nixon Keeps His Gubernatorial Seat

 

Democrat Claire McCaskill defeated Republican challenger Todd Akin with 54.7% of the vote to keep her U.S. Senate seat.

Democrat Jay Nixon also received 54.7% of the vote to keep his job as Missouri’s governor.

Republican Peter Kinder narrowly defeated Democrat Susan Montee in the race for Missouri Lt. Governor.

Democrat Jason Kander narrowly defeated Republican Shane Schoeller in the race for Missouri Secretary of State.

Democrat Clint Zweifel kept his seat as Missouri Treasurer.

Democrat Chris Koster also kept his seat as Missouri Attorney General. 

Incumbent U.S. representative in the 7th district, Billy Long, defeated Democratic Challenger Jim Evans.