Missouri

Senate Hopeful Eric Greitens Leads GOP Primary by Double Digits — Gains Support with Anti-McConnell Stance

Former Missouri Gov. Eric Greitens (R), who is vying to replace outgoing Missouri Sen. Roy Blunt (R-MO), holds a substantial lead among his primary challengers — a lead which increases when voters are told of his vow to vote against reelecting Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY) as Republican leader, a Fabrizio Lee & Associates survey released this week found.

In this May 17, 2018, photo, Missouri Gov. Eric Greitens stands off to the side before stepping up to the podium to deliver remarks to a small group of supporters near the capitol announcing the release of funds for the state's biodiesel program in Jefferson City, Mo. A St. Louis …