JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. – Lt. Governor Mike Kehoe today announced the endorsements and support of Missouri Republican leaders – including every member of the Missouri Senate – in support of his 2020 campaign. The strong support shows Republicans from every corner of the state are united behind Kehoe’s candidacy. Kehoe has served as Missouri’s 48th Lt. Governor since June 2018, after serving two terms in the State Senate where he was elected in 2010 and 2014.
“I am honored and humbled to have the tremendous support of our House and Senate Republican leaders from across our great state and for their willingness to partner together on the important work we have before us, like creating new job opportunities for the next generation so they can achieve the American Dream like I was able to,” Lt. Governor Kehoe said. “Republicans are stronger when we are united, and together I know we are committed to working for all Missourians.”
Lt. Governor Kehoe received the full endorsements of Senate and House leadership, including: President Pro Tem Dave Schatz, Majority Floor Leader Caleb Rowden, Assistant Majority Floor Leader Wayne Wallingford, Majority Caucus Chair Dan Hegeman, Majority Caucus Secretary Jeanie Riddle, Speaker of the House Elijah Haahr, Speaker Pro Tem John Wiemann, Majority Floor Leader Rob Vescovo, Assistant Majority Floor Leader J. Eggleston, Majority Whip Steve Lynch, Caucus Chair Sonya Anderson, and Caucus Secretary Chris Dinkins. The Kehoe campaign also announced support from every Senate Republican: Sens. Mike Bernskoetter, Justin Brown, Eric Burlison. Mike Cierport , Sandy Crawford, Mike Cunningham, Bill Eigel, Ed Emery, Denny Hoskins, Lincoln Hough, Andrew Koenig, Doug Libla, Tony Luetkemeyer, Cindy O’Laughlin, Bob Onder, Gary Romine, David Sater, Bill White, and Paul Wieland.
“I’m incredibly proud to have served alongside our strong conservative leaders in the legislature, and honored to have their endorsements and support,” Lt. Governor Kehoe said, “I look forward to working with them in the next four years to continue getting real results that impact the lives of Missourians in a positive way.”