As Missouri turns red, Democrats search for relevance
JEFFERSON CITY - Democrats in Missouri, once a potent force in state politics, were relegated to the wilderness by Missouri voters in Tuesday's midterm elections.
Just two years ago, the Show-Me state had Democratic officeholders spread throughout state government. Offices of the governor, secretary of state, treasurer, auditor, attorney general and U.S. Senate were all in Democratic hands.
Now, Auditor Nicole Galloway, who won Tuesday over Republican Saundra McDowell, is the lone De...