Lt. Governor Peter Kinder has announced he will run for Governor.
In a statement, Kinder said he would formally announce his plans for Governor in the coming weeks.
"As Lt. Governor and President Pro Tem I have brought fundamental change to state government. I have served as a change agent my entire career and look forward to continuing my positive leadership. Missourians deserve a strong economy to create new higher paying jobs, a world class education and affordable and accessible health care. I am the right person to deliver the positive change Missourians deserve," Kinder said.