Thursday, November 8, 2012
It's a bit early, but Missouri Gov. Jay Nixon's name is being bandied about as part of a Democratic ticket in 2016.
- Joe Scott
Thursday, November 8, 2012
As Gov. Jay Nixon and Sen. Claire McCaskill led a blue resurgence in a red state in 2012, some started mixing mentions of the Missouri governor with the year 2016. St. Louis Post Dispatch columnist Bill McClellan may have been among the first to suggest a Democratic Nixon taking run at White House. But national media have since picked up on the fact that Nixon, a Democrat, has turned up the ability to appeal to Republicans as part of this year's re-election effort, as chronicled by the Huffington Post. “I think if Gov. Nixon were to run for president in 2016, he would use the Bill Clinton model from 1992 and run as a centrist or moderate,” said David Kimball, professor of political science at the University of Missouri–St. Louis. Others …
Tuesday, November 6, 2012
Democratic incumbent Clint Zweifel gave his acceptance speech just before midnight Tuesday, after a night of number watching in a close race with Republican challenger Cole McNary.
Democratic incumbent Clint Zweifel and Republican challenger Rep. Cole McNary faced off in the Nov. 6 election for the position of Missouri State Treasurer. As results came in Tuesday night, both candidates gathered with friends and family at St. Louis area watch parties. Initially, it was a tight race, but ultimately Zweifel declared victory and thanked his supporters just before midnight. "I think a lot of this illustrates hard work and investment in each other," Zweifel said. With 100 percent of the precincts counted early Wednesday morning, Zweifel had 50.3 percent of the vote and McNary had 45.5 percent of the vote. Zweifel tells Patch McNary did call him and concede Tuesday night. Both parties tell Patch they knew it would be a …
Wednesday, October 3, 2012
Comment live on 2012 Presidential Debate as it happens Wednesday night on Patch.
- Joe Scott
Wednesday, October 3, 2012
If you can't make it to the Des Peres or St. Charles Wehrenberg Theatres to view the 2012 Presidential Debate with Patch and FOX2, you still can share your comments with us and other Patch users. Joining our live chat is easy. Just click on the Cover It Live window above. You can sign yourself up for a reminder about the event, and then join us later this evening. We're looking forward to chatting with you!
Tuesday, August 21, 2012
A round-up of reaction stories and news updates since this story exploded on Sunday.
U.S. Rep. Todd Akin's comments on Sunday to FOX2's Charles Jaco suggesting that victims of "legitimate rape" have a built-in defense against pregnancy have dominated the national political conversation in the past day and a half. Patch readers have chimed in with a robust discussion over Akin's remarks on the first item we posted about the controversy — and discussion that's still running, so it's not too late to join in. Here's a round-up of coverage from Patch editors — and Patch readers who have chimed in with blog posts in our Local Voices section. Should Akin Stay In The Senate Race? Poll Shows Division Among Missouri Republicans While Republicans nationally question if Rep. Todd Akin's U.S. Senate campaign can survive, an …
Monday, August 6, 2012
Douglas believes that the people of Lemay need a committewoman that will keep them informed of community issues and be the people's front line contact with the politicians.
Name : Ms. Teresa Lynn Douglas Age : 55 Place of residence : Lemay Township Attended college : Yes College : Chippewa Valley Technical College Degree : Associates degree, Medical Laboratory Technician Year of graduation : 1983 Job titles held : Sales Representative Employers : Self-Employed, Make Today Matter with Teresa Douglas Party affiliation : Republican Running for a: Local office Running for position: Lemay Township Committeewoman Chamber/district: 2nd Congressional District; LEM 014 Incumbent: No Previous elective offices : NA Unsuccessful bids for elective offices: NA Address 8208 Weimar Dr. Saint Louis, MO 63123 Website : http://teresadouglas.wordpress.com/ Twitter : www.http://twitter.com/tldouglas12 Facebook : https://www.…
Sunday, August 5, 2012
Brekel, who lives in Bella Villa, is running for his first political office.
Name : Nathan Edward Brekel Age : 30 Place of residence : Bella Villa Job titles held : NA Employers : NA Party affiliation : Republican Running for a: Local office Running for position: Lemay Committeeman Chamber/district: Lemay Incumbent: No Previous elective offices : NA Unsuccessful bids for elective offices: NA Address 703 Dallas Dr St. Louis, MO 63125 Website : Www.electbrekel.wordpress.com I believe that the best form of government is when it is ran locally. I am a married family man with a three year old daughter that wants to preserve her liberty. I want to do my part to serve Lemay and protect our freedoms.
Thursday, August 2, 2012
Lembke is running for re-election in the newly-drawn district that represents South County as well as Webster Groves and Maplewood.
Name : Mr. Jim Lembke Age : 51 Place of residence : 812 Ann Lynn Ct, St. Louis, MO 63125 Attended college : Yes College : Meramec Community College, Covenant Theological Seminary Job titles held : Small business owner, private school administrator Employers : Christopher's Shoes, Savile Row, Providence Christian Academy, State of Missouri Party affiliation : Republican Running for a: State office Running for position: State Senator Chamber/district: District 1 Incumbent: Yes First elected: 04 November 2008 Previous elective offices : State Representative - 85th District (2003-2009) Unsuccessful bids for elective offices : State Representative - 1994, 1996 Address 5714 S. Lindbergh Boulevard St. Louis, Missouri 63123 Name : Earlene Judd …
Wednesday, August 1, 2012
Haefner has been representing Oakville since 2010 and is running for re-election.
Name : Marsha Ellen Haefner Age : 61 Place of residence : Oakville, MO Attended college : Yes College : University of Missouri, Columbia Degree : BS Parks & Recreation Year of graduation : May, 1973 Job titles held : Owner, For The Garden State Representative, Missouri House of Representatives Party affiliation : Republican Running for a: State office Running for position: State Representative Chamber/district: District 95 Incumbent: Yes First elected: 02 November 2010 Previous elective offices : None Unsuccessful bids for elective offices : None Address 6703 Telegraph Rd St Louis, MO 63129 Name : Mark Haefner Title : Campaign Manger Website : MarshaHaefner.com Twitter : www.twitter.com/haefner2012 Facebook : facebiij,com/pages/pub/…
Tuesday, July 10, 2012
Warren is one of the Republican candidates vying to face Democrat Chris Koster in November.
Name: Mr. Adam Lee Warren Sr. Also known as: adamleewarren Age: 41 Place of residence: Chillicothe, MO Attended college: Yes College: Missouri State University Degree: B.S. Year of graduation: 2002 University: University of Missouri - Columbia Area of research: J.D. Year of graduation: 2005 Has served in the military: Yes Rank: 1 Date when discharged from duty: 20 April 2011 Job titles held: County Prosecutor Employers: Livingston County Party affiliation: Republican Running for: State office Running for position: Attorney General Chamber/district: Incumbent: No Previous elective offices: City Attorney - Chillicothe, MO Livingston County Prosecuting Attorney Unsuccessful bids for elective offices: NA Address Website: adamleewarren.com …
The winner of the Republican primary will face Chris Koster in the general election.
Name: Mr. Ed Martin Age: 42 Place of residence: St. Louis Attended college: Yes College: College of the Holy Cross Degree: B.A. University: St. Louis University Degree: Master's in Health Care Ethics Job titles held: NA Employers: NA Running for: office Running for position: Attorney General Chamber/district: Incumbent: Previous elective offices : NA Unsuccessful bids for elective offices: NA Address