Nicole Galloway

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Nicole Galloway
Nicole Galloway Photo.jpg
38th Auditor of Missouri
Assumed office
April 27, 2015
GovernorJay Nixon
Eric Greitens
Mike Parson
Preceded byTom Schweich
Personal details
Born
Nicole Marie Rogge

(1982-06-13) June 13, 1982 (age 39)
St. Louis, Missouri, U.S.
Political partyDemocratic
Spouse(s)Jon Galloway
Children3
EducationMissouri University of Science and Technology (BS)
University of Missouri (MBA)
WebsiteGovernment website

Nicole Galloway (born June 13, 1982)[1] is an American politician. She has been the State Auditor of Missouri since 2015. She is a candidate for Governor of Missouri in the 2020 election.[2]

Galloway is a member of the Democratic Party.[3] Galloway was appointed as State Auditor of Missouri by Governor Jay Nixon on April 14, 2015, following the resignation of John Watson.[4] John Watson was appointed as State Auditor following the death of Tom Schweich in February 2015, before Galloway's appointment as State Auditor nearly two months later.[5]

Following the defeat of U.S. Senator Claire McCaskill in the 2018, Galloway is the only female state officeholder and the only Democratic statewide elected official in Missouri.[6]

On August 12, 2019, Galloway announced that she is entering the Democratic primary for the 2020 Missouri gubernatorial election. She lost the election to Mike Parson in November 2020.

References[change | change source]

  1. "State Auditors Historical Listing | Nicole Galloway, CPA". Auditor.mo.gov. Retrieved July 16, 2016.
  2. "Galloway plays up 'watchdog' role in video announcing run for Missouri governor". Kansas City Star. August 12, 2019.
  3. Erickson, Kurt. "Democrat Galloway fends off GOP challenger in race for Missouri auditor". stltoday.com. Retrieved November 10, 2018.
  4. "State Auditors Historical Listing". The Office of Missouri State Auditor. The Office of Missouri State Auditor. Retrieved August 9, 2018.
  5. "Nixon picks Boone County treasurer for state auditor job". St. Louis Post-Dispatch. April 15, 2015. Retrieved April 24, 2015.
  6. Erickson, Kurt. "Democrat Galloway fends off GOP challenger in race for Missouri auditor". St. Louis Post-Dispatch. St. Louis Post-Dispatch.