Cori Bush won her bid to represent Democrats for Missouri’s first congressional district, crushing her flawed opponent Steve Roberts who has had to fend off two accusations of sexual assault. Bush defeated Roberts, gaining 69.5% of the votes to his 26.6%.
In Missouri’s 2nd congressional district, Trish Gunby went up against Ray Reed and came out on top, commanding a lead early on and then securing her win with a dominant 85.2% of the votes.
In the 3rd congressional district, there were four candidates, Bethany Mann, Jon Karlen, Andrew Daly, and Dylan Durrwachter all vying for the opportunity to run against whoever wins the Republican primary. Mann beat out the rest, gaining 62.2% of the votes, with Karlen at 20.2%, Daly at 14.3% and Durrwachter at 3.3%.
Jack Truman ran unopposed in the Democrat primary for the 4th congressional district.
In Missouri’s 6th congressional district, Henry Martin beat Michael Howard and Charles West in the primary. The congressional district which covers the width of the entire state from Kansas to Illinois is now readying itself to watch Martin go up against the GOP’s incumbent Sam Graves. Martin gained 46.2% of the votes against his two compatriots.
Kristen Radaker-Sheafer beat John M. Woodman in a handy primary election with Bryce Lockwood trailing far behind for the state’s 7th congressional district. The 34-year-old comfortably beat the recent Democrat convert Woodman and the pastor from Nixia, gaining 63.3% of the votes.
In Missouri’s 8th congressional district, Randi McCallian ran as the unopposed Democrat.