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The continuation of our retrospective.

A sign of things to come:

West central Missouri - July 8, 2016.

West central Missouri – July 8, 2016.

Crossing the state in August:

Chris Koster (D) - August 5, 2016.

Chris Koster (D) – August 5, 2016.

Chris Koster (D) in Columbia, Missouri – August 5, 2016 (August 6, 2016)

Chris Koster (D) – video by Jerry Schmidt – 8/5/2016 (August 6, 2016)

Chris Koster (D) in Columbia, Missouri – media questions – August 5, 2016 (August 6, 2016)

Speaking, meeting, and greeting in August:

Jason Kander (D) - August 14, 2016.

Jason Kander (D) – August 14, 2016.

Jason Kander (D) – Warrensburg – August 14, 2016 (August 14, 2016)

Ah yes, the Missouri State Fair Governor’s Ham Breakfast:

Roy Blunt (r) at the State Fair Governor's Ham Breakfast - August 18, 2016.

Roy Blunt (r) at the State Fair Governor’s Ham Breakfast – August 18, 2016.

Trumpoids at the Missouri State Fair Governor’s Ham Breakfast (August 18, 2016)

Missouri State Fair Governor’s Ham Breakfast – August 18, 2016 (August 19, 2016)

Cognitive Dissonance (August 19, 2016)

Hillary Clinton spoke at the National Baptist Convention in Kansas City on September 8, 2016:

Hillary Clinton in Kansas City - September 8, 2016.

Hillary Clinton in Kansas City – September 8, 2016.

Hillary Clinton (D) at the National Baptist Convention in Kansas City – September 8, 2016 (September 8, 2016)

Media narrative? What media narrative? (September 10, 2016)

Statewide candidates made their way across the state, sometimes with a trailing opposition campaign tracker.

Teresa Hensley (D) - September 10, 2016.

Teresa Hensley (D) – September 10, 2016.

Campaign Tracker: apparently a tie is now optional working attire (September 10, 2016)

Teresa Hensley (D) with Lafayette County Democrats in Odessa, Missouri – September 10, 2016 (September 12, 2016)

Campaign Tracker: Where’s Waldo? (September 12, 2016)

Hillary Clinton’s presidential campaign opened its campaign office in Kansas City:

Representative Emanuel Cleaver (D), speaking to the media - September 26, 2016.

Representative Emanuel Cleaver (D), speaking to the media – September 26, 2016.

Hillary Clinton Campaign Headquarters Open In Kansas City – September 25, 2016 (September 25, 2016)

Emanuel Cleaver speaks at the Hillary Clinton Campaign Headquarters Opening In Kansas City – September 25, 2016 (September 26, 2016)

October is a time for statewide candidates to crisscross the state:

Jason Kander (D) - October 7, 2016.

Jason Kander (D) – October 7, 2016.

Jason Kander (D) in Warrensburg – October 7, 2016 – press availability (October 7, 2016)

Fall parades are part of the Missouri political landscape:

Symbolism. On so many levels.

Symbolism. On so many levels.

Everybody loves a parade (October 22, 2016)

What true believers spend their time on when your campaign doesn’t have a field operation and it doesn’t believe in GOTV (October 22, 2016)

A Democratic Party get out the vote rally in Kansas City on the Saturday before the election:

Jason Kander (D) speaking at a get out the vote rally in Kansas City - October 29, 2016.

Jason Kander (D) speaking at a get out the vote rally in Kansas City – October 29, 2016.

Judy Baker (D) – GOTV kickoff rally in Kansas City – October 29, 2016 (October 30, 2016)

Jason Kander (D) – GOTV kickoff rally in Kansas City – October 29, 2016 (October 30, 2016)

Chris Koster (D) – GOTV kickoff rally in Kansas City – October 29, 2016 (October 30, 2016)

Russ Carnahan (D) – GOTV kickoff rally in Kansas City – October 29, 2016 (October 30, 2016)

Mayor Sly James (D) – GOTV kickoff rally in Kansas City – October 29, 2016 (October 30, 2016)

Rep. Emanuel Cleaver (D) – GOTV kickoff rally in Kansas City – October 29, 2016 (October 30, 2016)

Speakers on a university campus the week before the election:

Overflow crowd listening to Dr. Moussa Elbayoumy, Board Chair for the Kansas Chapter of CAIR, the Council on American–Islamic Relations, speaking in Warrensburg on the campus of the University of Central Missouri - November 2, 2016.

Overflow crowd listening to Dr. Moussa Elbayoumy, Board Chair for the Kansas Chapter of CAIR, the Council on American–Islamic Relations, speaking in Warrensburg on the campus of the University of Central Missouri – November 2, 2016.

The antidote to free speech is more free speech (November 2, 2016)

Two days after the election around 200 students held an ant-Trump rally on the campus of the University of Central Missouri. There were a few incidents perpetrated by individuals in opposition to the students.

Anti-Trump rally on the campus of the University of Central Missouri - November 10, 2016.

Anti-Trump rally on the campus of the University of Central Missouri – November 10, 2016.

A short early morning conversation (November 10, 2016)

Donald Trump (r) – expect this for the next four years (November 10, 2016)

These kids are all right (November 11, 2016)

Arrest announced in Warrensburg protest assault (November 14, 2016)

An anti-Trump protest in Kansas City on the Saturday after the election:

Resistance in Kansas City - November 12, 2016.

Resistance in Kansas City – November 12, 2016.

Anti-Trump rally in Kansas City today. (November 12, 2016)

Anti-Trump rally in downtown Kansas City – November 12, 2016 (November 12, 2016)

Anti-Trump rally in downtown Kansas City – November 12, 2016 – part 2 (November 13, 2016)

Anti Trump Rally Kansas City MO 11/12/16 Photos by Jerry Schmidt (November 13, 2016)

Anti-Trump rally in downtown Kansas City – November 12, 2016 – part 3 (November 13, 2016)

Anti-Trump rally in downtown Kansas City – November 12, 2016 – part 4 – Love Trumps Hate

Anti-Trump rally in downtown Kansas City – November 12, 2016 – part 5 (November 14, 2016)

Presidential Electors met at the capitol in Jefferson City. People showed up to let them know what they thought about Donald Trump:

“Make America Great Again” – Jefferson City – December 19, 2016.

Never Mind The Bollocks, Here’s The Electors (December 16, 2016)

Have a Great Day! (December 19, 2016)

Previously:

Our top ten traffic posts for 2016 (December 29, 2016)

The political year in pictures – 2016 – part 1 (December 30, 2016)