Mike Kehoe is the second prominent Missouri Republican to jump into next year’s governor’s race. The current Lieutenant Governor is set to face Secretary of State Jay Ashcroft for the G-O-P nomination, and possibly State Senator Bill Eigel who’s considering a run as well. Kehoe told Missourinet what his first priorities will be if he’s elected to Missouri’s highest office:
Kehoe also says he’d make it an early priority to expand school choice, grow the agriculture industry, and create a job-friendly environment. The official filing period to run for public office in Missouri will kick off next February.