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Mike Sanders announces plans to step away as Missouri Democratic chairman

Updated: 2013-07-31T17:45:59Z

By DAVE HELLING

The Kansas City Star

Mike Sanders is officially out as Missouri Democratic chairman, effective Aug. 24.

His departure has been a well-known fact for weeks.

“I greatly appreciate the support we had along the way and look forward to working with the party’s next chair to continue moving Missouri and the Democratic Party forward,” Sanders’ statement said.

Party operative Roy Temple is a rumored replacement.

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