Tag: Bill Ray

Mantovani campaign disputes poll showing Stenger lead in race for St. Louis County Executive, research group stands by results

A St. Louis County Executive challenger is disputing a new poll that showed him losing to his incumbent opponent in the Democratic primary election race. The poll, conducted by Remington Research Group on behalf of nonpartisan Missouri Scout and released Saturday, showed current County Executive Steve Stenger leading Mark Mantovani, a lawyer and former CEO and chairman of the marketing firm Ansira, by 35 points — 50 percent to 15 — and about 28 percent still undecided. The poll […]

RELEASE: Mantovani says Missouri Scout poll draws false conclusions, incorrect candidate listing and other data-collection inaccuracies

A recent survey released by Remington Research Group (RRG) on behalf of Missouri Scout, a news service covering state politics, is not just an outlier but should not be taken seriously by anyone who believes in using scientific research as a means of ballot testing before an election. In addition to the glaring mistake of continuing to list a third candidate in the race for St. Louis County Executive, Bill Ray, who withdrew weeks ago, […]

Clayton Township Democrats kick off new year discussing progressive movement, community policing

UNIVERSITY CITY — The political season has begun and the Clayton Township Democrats kicked off the new year by focusing on the progressive movement in 2018 and beyond at their monthly meeting Thursday night. About 30 local residents met at the University City Public Library to hear from Adam Kustra, the leader of Mobilize Missouri, who also managed Sen. Bernie Sanders’ primary campaign in Missouri in 2016. Kustra spoke about some of the most pressing […]

Another hat thrown into the ring for County Executive position

The race for the St. Louis County Executive position is heating up now that a third candidate has announced that he’s running for the position. Bill Ray, a real estate agent from University City, announced that he’s entering the race as a Democrat. Ray will face off against fellow Democrats such as the incumbent Steve Stenger and challenger Mark Mantovani. The Democratic primary for the position will begin on Aug. 7, 2018. In a press […]