Monday, January 7, 2013
The veteran Congressman delivered his final speech on the House floor last Monday. Carnahan lost an August 2012 primary to Rep. William Lacy Clay.
On the eve of the final votes of the 112th Congress, U.S. Rep. Russ Carnahan gave his farewell speech last Monday morning, on the floor of the United States House of Representatives. Carnahan lost the August primary race against Rep. William Lacy Clay for the 1st Congressional District seat. University City is in the 1st District. Carnahan was redistricted out of his 3rd District seat. In the speech, Rep. Carnahan thanked members of his staff, those he has worked with in the St. Louis community, and the voters who sent him to Washington. “To the Missourians I’ve had the great honor to represent, I am gratified and humbled beyond belief to be able to represent them in this U.S. House of Representatives for eight years,” said Rep. Carnahan “…
Monday, December 17, 2012
Representative-Elect Ann Wagner answered more Patch user questions and talked about the work being done to prepare as she's sworn into office next month
Visitors to 14551 Manchester Rd., Ballwin, MO 63011 will notice the level of activity there is not up to the level it was just a few weeks ago. In fact, the walls in the campaign office of now Congresswoman-Elect Ann Wagner are now barren, save for the maps she carried around during campaign appearances to explain the boundaries of Missouri's new Second Congressional district. But while the campaign apparatus will wind down as soon as this week, Team Wagner is still plenty busy. As soon as the Ballwin Republican's victory over Democrat Glenn Koenen was assured November 6, another campaign began, this time for a leadership position. She was voted by her freshman colleagues to be their voice with GOP house leaders. Next up was getting a …
Tuesday, November 6, 2012
The Democratic incumbent easily won over his Republican challenger.
In a win that surprised no one, Rep. William Lacy Clay defeated his Republican challenger Robyn Hamlin in Missouri's First Congressional District. This is the second time Clay has defeated Hamlin. With 214 of 497 precincts counted on the Missouri Secretary of State's website, the unofficial results show Clay won with 75.6 percent of the vote. Hamlin collected 20.9 percent. Libertarian candidate Robb Cunningham received 5,898 votes, or 3.5 percent. In the 214 precincts, Clay had 128,610 votes to Hamlin's 35,629. The First District trends Democratic and the big election of 2012 was the August primary when Clay faced off against fellow House member Russ Carnahan. Carnahan's residence moved from the 3rd District to the 1st when Missouri's …
Wednesday, August 8, 2012
Numerous election signs had been posted at various points near The Heights community center parking lot in Richmond Heights.
They spoke about what brought them to the polls Tuesday in Richmond Heights.
The 1st District incumbent plans to focus on the economy and jobs for the district area.
After weeks of intraparty warfare in Missouri’s 1st Congressional District, Rep. William Lacy Clay came out on top of Rep. Russ Carnahan Tuesday night. Rep. Clay toppled Rep. Carnahan Tuesday night 57,580-30,895, according to the unofficial results. “This showed that the people trusted me enough to represent them,” he said in his victory speech. “This race is about coming together and showing how we can work together in cohesion.” Rep. Carnahan conceded the race just after 10 p.m. and spoke to a crowd of supporters and family members. He thanked his family, including his wife and children; his mother former Sen. Jean Carnahan; his brother and sister, Missouri Secretary of State Robin Carnahan. "The sacrifices they have made for me have …
Wednesday, August 1, 2012
He spoke Tuesday with St. Louis Public Radio.
The primary race for 1st District U.S. representative is good for the Democratic Party, Rep. Russ Carnahan (D-St. Louis) said Tuesday in a radio interview. The district includes the eastern portion of Clayton and Richmond Heights. Carnahan spoke with Don Marsh, host of the show "St. Louis on the Air" on St. Louis Public Radio. The representative and his opponent, Rep. William Lacy Clay, debated earlier this week on KMOX 1120 AM. Carnahan's complete remarks will be available in the "St. Louis on the Air" archives. More about the 1st District primary race on Patch:
Tuesday, July 31, 2012
The former Olympic athlete recently announced her choice for the 1st District, which includes portions of Clayton and Richmond Heights.
The Aug. 7 primary is fewer than two weeks away and everyone has an opinion on who should win—including former Olympic athlete Jackie Joyner-Kersee. Joyner-Kersee on Tuesday added her name to the list of people endorsing incumbent Rep. William Lacy Clay in his 1st Congressional District race against Rep. Russ Carnahan. The district includes portions of Clayton and Richmond Heights. The fellow colleagues face off in the 1st Congressional District after redistricting essentially eradicated the 3rd Congressional District, which is served by Carnahan. According to the St. Louis Post-Dispatch, Joyner-Kersee is featured in a radio ad for Clay. The ad also featured Clay's father, former Rep. Bill Clay, who held the 1st District seat for 32 years…
Monday, July 30, 2012
The conversation off the air is just as hot is the on-air debate.
The debate between Reps. Russ Carnahan and Lacy Clay on KMOX this morning has sparked an off-air debate among followers and detractors. To add your voice to this story, log in to Twitter and share your thoughts. Clay and Carnahan face off Aug. 7 in the Democratic primary for Missouri's 1st Congressional District.
The live event features the two Democratic candidates for 1st District U.S. representative.