So, apparently, Senator Mike Parson (r) has decided to run for Governor in 2016.
He doesn’t have to start from scratch in the money department:
C091129: Parson For Missouri
940 N Redel Pl Committee Type: Candidate
Bolivar Mo 65613 Party Affiliation: Republican
[….] Established Date: 06/15/2009
Information Reported On: 2015 – April Quarterly Report
Beginning Money on Hand $445,424.92
Monetary Receipts + $17,231.97
Monetary Expenditures – $14,342.79
Contributions Made – $1,910.00
Other Disbursements – $2,516.60
Ending Money On Hand $443,887.50
The latest Amended Statement of Committee Organization [pdf] still specifies “statewide office”.