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Kehoe Announces 2020 Campaign Bid For Lieutenant Governor


Hundreds of supporters came out Monday, filling Memorial Park in Jefferson City to kick off Lt. Gov. Mike Kehoe’s campaign to keep his position.

Kehoe didn’t run for lieutenant governor in 2016. He was appointed by then-Lt. Gov. Mike Parson in June 2018 to fill the position, which Parson himself vacated when he became governor.

His appointment was not without controversy; Missouri Democrats went so far as to challenge Parson’s righ t to appoint a new lieutenant governor at the Supreme Court level, but they were ultimately unsuccessful.

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