AG Eric Schmitt defeats Greitens, Hartzler in race for US Senate Republican nomination

Published: Aug. 2, 2022 at 9:08 PM CDT|Updated: Aug. 2, 2022 at 9:25 PM CDT
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KANSAS CITY, Mo. (KCTV) - Missouri Attorney General Eric Schmitt has won his initial race to land in the U.S. Senate.

Schmitt defeated former Missouri Governor Eric Greitens and Congresswoman Vicky Hartzler for the Republican nomination for the Senate seat, the Associated Press reported.

AG Eric Schmitt defeats Greitens, Hartzler in race for U.S. Senate Republican nomination

HAPPENING NOW: Eric Schmitt has defeated former Missouri Governor Eric Greitens and Congresswoman Vicky Hartzler for the Republican nomination for the Senate seat https://www.kctv5.com/2022/08/03/ag-eric-schmitt-defeats-greitens-hartzler-race-us-senate-republican-nomination/

Posted by KCTV5 News Kansas City on Tuesday, August 2, 2022

Schmitt will face off against Trudy Busch Valentine. She won the Democratic nomination for U.S. Senate in the Missouri primary election today, according to the AP.

The Senate seat is to be vacated after Sen. Roy Blunt steps down upon the completion of his term.