Missouri Attorney General Announces Candidacy for U.S. Senate

  • Missouri AG Eric Schmitt announced his candidacy for the U.S. Senate seat being vacated by retiring Missouri Senator Roy Blunt.
  • AG Schmitt, the second Republican to enter the race, will face a primary contest with former Missouri Governor Eric Greitens, who announced his candidacy earlier this month.
  • AG Schmitt was appointed to the office of AG in 2018 to succeed former AG Josh Hawley after Hawley won his U.S. Senate race.