Democratic Missouri lawmaker Karla May enters race for US Sen. Hawley’s seat
(AP) - State Sen. Karla May is running for U.S. Senate in Missouri, the St. Louis Democrat announced Tuesday in her hometown.
The winner likely will face off against incumbent Republican U.S. Sen. Josh Hawley in the 2024 general election.
If elected, May or Bell would be among the first, if not the only, person of color elected to statewide office in Missouri. But Democrats face slim odds in the now Republican-dominated state.
Voters first elected May to the state Legislature in 2010.
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