About Jay

After graduating from high school in Jefferson City, I earned both my bachelor’s and master’s degrees in Engineering Management from  the University of Missouri at Rolla (now Missouri S&T). Click here to read more.


LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Missouri’s voter ID law works

Since taking office in January and being tasked with implementing the voter ID law, we have been sharing one simple, easy-to-understand message: “If you’re registered to vote, you can vote.” Missouri’s new voting requirements took effect on June 1, 2017, and local election authorities have held two successful elections thus far. Not one registered voter […]


GEORGE KENNEDY: New voter ID law seems to be a benefit to voters

I voted against the constitutional amendment that passed last year requiring a valid photo ID for voting in Missouri elections, beginning with the local election Aug. 8. Like many of you, I suspect, I thought the requirement, heavily promoted by Republicans, was really intended more to discourage voting by minorities, poor people and new citizens […]


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Mike Huckabee Endorses Jay Ashcroft

“[Jay Ashcroft] is the true conservative in this race, someone you can trust. I hope you’ll give him your support. I am certainly happy to give him mine.” – Mike Huckabee