( KTRS ) Candidates are set to officially enter the races for Missouri governor, U.S. Senate and other elected positions.
Candidate filing starts today at the secretary of state’s office in Jefferson City and runs through March 29. Republican U.S. Sen. Roy Blunt is expected to file for re-election and face a challenge from Democratic Secretary of State Jason Kander.
At least four Republicans and one Democrat have said they will run to replace term-limited Gov. Jay Nixon.
The ballot also will include other statewide offices, federal and state legislative seats and some judgeships.