St. Louis County Executive Candidates Agree To Appear On 'St. Louis On The Air'
What issues are most important to you, ahead of the Aug. 5 primary election? What might prompt you to vote for a particular candidate?
"St. Louis on the Air" host Don Marsh is preparing to interview the candidates who are running for St. Louis County executive, in the contested races in the Democratic and Republican primaries, and we invite you to share questions you would like Marsh ask the them.
Incumbent Charlie Dooley of Northwoods will face County Councilman Steve Stenger of Affton in the Democratic primary election. House Budget Chairman Rick Stream of Kirkwood and Green Park Alderman Tony Pousosa are running in the Republican primary.
Dooley and Stenger are scheduled to be on the program, in back-to-back interviews, from noon to 1 p.m. Wednesday, July 23. Pousosa and Stream are scheduled to be interviewed, also from noon to 1 p.m. July 29.
St. Louis Public Radio had offered to sponsor a public debate, to be broadcast live and repeated on "St. Louis on the Air," but couldn't reach agreement with the candidates.
Reporters Jo Mannies and Jason Rosenbaum have been covering the county executive race. These are among the reports they have filed:
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St. Louis on the Air provides discussion about issues and concerns facing the St. Louis area. The show is produced by Mary Edwards and Alex Heuer with assistance from Amanda Honigfort. It is hosted by veteran journalist Don Marsh.