lieutenant governor http://news.stlpublicradio.org en St. Louis officials endorse Montee for lieutenant governor http://news.stlpublicradio.org/post/st-louis-officials-endorse-montee-lieutenant-governor <p>St. Louis Mayor Francis Slay and other local leaders are endorsing Susan Montee in her campaign for Lieutenant Governor. None of the four Democrats in the race for the office are from St. Louis -- Missouri&#39;s largest voting bloc. Thus,&nbsp;Montee&#39;s&nbsp;endorsement from St. Louis city officials gives her a strong lead as she seeks the nomination.</p><p>Montee, the former state auditor, kicked off her campaign at St. Louis City Hall Tuesday saying she knows how to fight for veterans and seniors.</p> Tue, 07 Feb 2012 22:02:04 +0000 Joseph Leahy 3026 at http://news.stlpublicradio.org St. Louis officials endorse Montee for lieutenant governor Another Republican contemplates lt. gov. post http://news.stlpublicradio.org/post/another-republican-contemplates-lt-gov-post <p><strong><em>Updated at 2 p.m. with information about potential third Democratic candidate.</em></strong></p><p>The Republican primary for lieutenant governor of Missouri may get even more crowded.</p><p>State Sen. Luann Ridgeway, a Republican from the Kansas City area, said Monday she is &quot;very committed&quot; to the race, though she has not officially declared her candidacy.</p> Mon, 09 Jan 2012 15:59:42 +0000 The Associated Press 2817 at http://news.stlpublicradio.org Another Republican contemplates lt. gov. post