New Missouri treasurer 1st person of color in state office


              Vivek Malek speaks to reporters at the Missouri Capitol, Tuesday, Dec. 20, 2022, in Jefferson City, Mo. Republican Gov. Mike Parson appointed Malek to replace Treasurer Scott Fitzpatrick following Fitzpatrick’s election to state auditor. (AP Photo/Summer Ballentine)
            
              Vivek Malek speaks to reporters at the Missouri Capitol, Tuesday, Dec. 20, 2022, in Jefferson City, Mo. Republican Gov. Mike Parson appointed Malek to replace Treasurer Scott Fitzpatrick following Fitzpatrick’s election to state auditor. (AP Photo/Summer Ballentine)
New Missouri treasurer 1st person of color in state office