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This week's news from the Missouri General Assembly comes curtosey of freshman State Representative Jerome Barnes's newsletter.  We will feature news and notes from area legislators through the session.  Keeping up with the day to day action in Jefferson City will be important to keep the majority party accountable between now and the 2018 elections.



Today is the first day of the new Eric Greitens administration along with other state-wide executives.  We sincerely hope all of our elected officials hear the voices and needs of all Missourians, regardless of political affiliation.  For our state to succeed and grow, government must function with everyone's best interest in mind.  We wish Governor Greitens and all of our office holders well.

The are less than two weeks left in 2016 and, despite the year being marked with many tragedies, we still have a lot to be thankful for.  Just as importantly, the prospect of a new year gives us new hope and focus as we rebuild our party across the state.

The Jackson County Democratic Committee will be hosting two "focus group" sessions to review the results of the election and discuss our paths going forward as Democrats in Missouri. All are welcome to have their voice and opinion heard. 

December 8, 5:30pm - 7:30pm

Travois, 310 W 19th Terrace, Kansas City 64108

December 13, 5:30pm - 7:30pm

Courthouse Exchange, 113 W Lexington Ave, Independence MO 64050


All of our hard work has come to this.  Election day has finally arrived and the future of our state and nation rest on YOU.

Here are some last minute resources you may need to take advantage of on Tuesday:

If you are uncertain where to vote, visit the appropriate election board site: or or at

If you need a last minute ride to the polls, we can get you taken care of.

We have only TWO WEEKENDS left in this crazy campaign and we wanted to make sure you didn't miss these final two rallies in Jackson County.  Bring friends and show our candidates the the energy they need to ensure victory on November 8th!


Get Out the Vote in Kansas City

US Senator Elizabeth Warren visited Kansas City last Friday to rally support behind Jackson County's own Jason Kander in his race to join her in the Senate.  The event, held at the College Basketball Experience in downtown Kansas City, was slated to pump up a crowd of about 1000 people.  Far more than that showed up to pledge their support and keep energy high in what has become one of the most hotly contested races in the nation.  Leading up to Secretary Kander and Senator Warren, the vibrant crowd heard remarks from many local elected officials and candidates including Jackson County Legi

Special Event: Senator Elizabeth Warren Comes to Kansas City - The momentum to get Jason Kander elected to the US Senate continues to build.  National pundits have said this race is a "toss up" and one of the biggest surprises of the election cycle.  The national attention is now turned to our state and Senator Warren will be here to rally voters to do their part.  Let's draw a great crowd and support Jason! 3pm, Friday October 14 at the College Basketball Experience, 1401 Grand Blvd. Kansas City, MO 64106


Clinton/Kaine - Stronger Together yard signs: New Order Arrived!