Greitens Defeats Koster in Missouri Gubernatorial Race - State and Federal Communications

November 9, 2016  •  

Greitens Defeats Koster in Missouri Gubernatorial Race

Eric Greitens, an author, photographer and former Navy SEAL, speaks to the corps of cadets at the 22nd Annual Ethics Forum Friday, March 25, 2011, in Leamy Auditorium at the U.S. Coast Guard Academy in New London, Conn. The Ethics Forum is an event where distinguished speakers come to the Academy and host discussions and lectures on various subjects regarding ethics, and ethical dilemmas in order to further develop leaders of character. U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 2nd Class Timothy Tamargo

With 51 percent of the vote, Republican Eric Greitens defeated Democratic Attorney General Chris Koster in Missouri’s gubernatorial race. Greitens will succeed Gov. Jay Nixon, who is term-limited.

Despite having no political experience, Greitens was a Rhodes scholar, a Navy SEAL, and a White House fellow. He is anti-abortion, supports gun rights, and opposes current healthcare policies.

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