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The Star’s endorsements for Election Day

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Incumbent Sen. Claire McCaskill met with The Kansas City Star editorial board on Oct. 15, 2018. She discussed her priorities in the campaign, as well as her frustration that it hasn't centered more on issues and discussion.
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Incumbent Sen. Claire McCaskill met with The Kansas City Star editorial board on Oct. 15, 2018. She discussed her priorities in the campaign, as well as her frustration that it hasn't centered more on issues and discussion.

Here is a roundup of The Kansas City Star editorial board’s endorsements in the 2018 midterm elections:

Claire McCaskill for U.S. Senate

Nicole Galloway for Missouri State Auditor

Yes on Missouri Amendment 1, Clean Missouri

Yes on Amendment 2 for medical marijuana in Missouri, no on Amendment 3 and Proposition C

Yes on Proposition B to raise Missouri’s minimum wage gradually

Yes on Proposition D for Missouri’s gas tax

Yes on the Kansas City Public Library Question

Reform ethics and impose term limits in Jackson County with seven ballot questions

Laura Kelly for Kansas governor

Paul Davis for U.S. House of Representatives for Kansas 2nd District

Sharice Davids for U.S. House of Representatives for Kansas 3rd District

Brian McClendon for Kansas Secretary of State

Vicki Schmidt for Kansas Insurance Commissioner

This is how the editorial board makes its endorsements.

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