A Letter from Governor Jay NixonGovernor of Missouri

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Governor Jay Nixon

Governor of the U.S. state of Missouri

About Governor Jay Nixon

Jeremiah Wilson "Jay" Nixon is the current Governor of the U.S. state of Missouri. A member of the Democratic Party, he previously served as Missouri's Attorney General before his election in 2008.

As Missouri's Attorney General he led on a platform of fighting crime, cleaning up government corruption, and protecting consumers and the environment. Learn more about Governor Jay Nixon.