Missouri’s Democratic state auditor won’t seek reelection

Last year, Galloway won the Democratic nomination for governor, but lost by nearly 17 percentage points.

Nicole Galloway

O’FALLON, Mo. – Missouri Auditor Nicole Galloway, the only statewide Democratic officeholder, won’t seek reelection in 2022. Galloway announced her decision Friday on Twitter. She called serving as state auditor “the honor of my life,” but wrote that she is ready “for the next chapter of service and life with my family.” Galloway was appointed auditor after the death of Tom Schweich in 2015. She won a full four-year term in 2018. Last year, Galloway won the Democratic nomination for governor, but lost by nearly 17 percentage points to incumbent Republican Mike Parson in the general election.