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With Labor Day Done, Election Season In Missouri And Kansas Kicks Off In Full

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Carlos Moreno
KCUR 89.3
State Auditor Nicole Galloway addresses a crowd gathered last week in Clay County. The Democratic candidate for Missouri governor stumped in Gladstone before moving on to St. Joseph, where she was scheduled to rally with striking sheet metal, air, rail and transportation workers.

With Election Day eight weeks away attention to political campaigns from Washington to Kansas and Missouri is dialing up.

Ready or not, folks, here it comes again. The Labor Day weekend has been the traditional launching point for political races. Our political panel runs down all the big races — from the battle for the White House to the major contests in Missouri and Kansas.

Steve Kraske is the host of KCUR's Up To Date. Follow him on Twitter @stevekraske.
Danie Alexander is the senior producer of Up To Date.
Luke X. Martin is associate producer of KCUR’s Up To Date. Contact him at or on Twitter, @lukexmartin.