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STLPR reporters analyze Missouri primary election results

Aug 8, 2018

On Wednesday’s St. Louis on the Air, host Don Marsh talked with three St. Louis Public Radio reporters about the results of Tuesday’s primary election in Missouri.

Joining him for the discussion were reporters Jo Mannies, Jason Rosenbaum and Rachel Lippmann.

Reporters Jo Mannies, Rachel Lippmann and Jason Rosenbaum pose for a photo moments before joining Don Marsh on the air to talk about election results.
Credit Evie Hemphill | St. Louis Public Radio

They discussed:

  • The upset win of Ferguson councilman Wesley Bell over longtime incumbent Bob McCulloch for St. Louis County prosecutor
  • The upcoming contest between Democrat Claire McCaskill and Republican Josh Hawley for a U.S. Senate seat
  • The narrow victory in the Democratic primary for St. Louis County Executive Steve Stenger over Mark Mantovani
  • The large margin of victory in the defeat of Proposition A, so-called right-to-work
  • Rep. Lacy Clay defeating Cori Bush for the Democratic primary in Missouri’s first congressional district, a district that’s steadily under control of the Democratic Party
  • Missouri’s upcoming race in the second congressional district pitting Democratic winner Cort VanOstran against incumbent Rep. Ann Wagner

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