Buchanan County hasn’t always been a red county as far as voting Republican in the general elections. Back in the 1980s, the county was very much dominated by Democrats.
Buchanan County voters mirrored statewide election results in all races except one Tuesday night: voting down a constitutional amendment that would undo a 2018 initiative determining the way legislative districts are drawn.
There was no doubt about Missouri’s red status after Tuesday’s election.
The Buchanan County Democratic party reacted favorably Friday to Joe Biden’s electoral college lead, as major news organizations placed him on the verge of victory in the race for president.
A change in the U.S. executive administration could benefit the area’s student debtors.
The top two Democratic vote getters in 2020 Buchanan county election races only won two precincts, both in downtown areas of St. Joseph, according to an analysis by News-Press NOW, as Republicans rolled.
Republican Dean Wilson is the new Buchanan County Assessor after winning 63% of the votes over Democrat Chad Farrow.
Republican Annette Bertelsen has won the election for public administrator in Buchanan County, besting the Democratic incumbent.
Republican U.S. Rep. Sam Graves of Tarkio, Missouri, easily won an 11th term in the U.S. House of Representatives as the delegate for most of the Show Me State's northern reaches, results showed Wednesday morning.