Our Candidates

Claire McCaskill


  • Defeated by Republican challenger and first-term Attorney General Josh Hawley by 6 points in a state that Hillary Clinton lost by 19 and President Obama lost by 10

  • Two-term incumbent who campaigned on her experience in the Senate and emphasized bread and butter issues like farm policy, tax fairness and access to healthcare. McCaskill’s vote against Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh and President Trump’s support of Hawley contributed to her defeat.  Second highest Democratic fundraiser in 2018 at $32 MM

  • Post Senate activities: MSNBC analyst; Fellow at the University of Chicago’s Institute of Politics