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Analyzing Kansas And Missouri Primaries

Last night's primary election was an exciting one on both sides of the state line. In Kansas, losses by several conservative Republicans caused a surprising swing to center. In Missouri, a bruising primary campaign for governor ended with Eric Greitens as the Republican nominee.



  • Brian Ellison is the co-host of KCUR's political podcast Statehouse Blend and anchored our Missouri election coverage last night.
  • Jason Rosenbaum is a reporter for St. Louis Public Radio and was at a victory party last night.


  • Amy Jeffries is Kansas elections editor for KCUR.
  • Sam Zeff is KCUR’s education reporter and co-host of Statehouse Blend.
Steve Kraske is the host of KCUR's Up To Date. Follow him on Twitter @stevekraske.
In addition to being KCUR's afternoon newscaster, Lisa Rodriguez covers city hall and other news around Kansas City. Follow her on Twitter @larodrig.